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Archives For Air Pollution
Drive for growth takes precedence over aim of cleaner air, water and soil
Opponents see threats to fish spawning, food supply, and a way of life in Southeast Asia.
Green activists are protesting a transatlantic trade deal they say could harm
The road to U.S. energy security is often unpaved.
Rice paddy fields of Italy’s northern plains immortalised in 1949 film “Riso amaro”
(Bitter Rice) suffering from cheap imports from Asia
19. CDC closes anthrax and flu labs after accidents. After potentially serious back-to-back laboratory accidents, federal health officials announced Friday that they had temporarily closed the flu and anthrax laboratories at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and halted shipments of all infectious agents from the agency’s highest-security labs. New York Times
With new European Union rules that now seek to clear up years of internal deadlock
that could, in theory, lead to widespread cultivation of GM foods, is Europe about to
change its mind?
Great Lakes are rising, and the tourism and shipping industries are celebrating
The ultra-right U.S. Koch brothers, little-known to Canadians, are major players in Alberta’s
oil patch, where they control at least 1.1 million acres.
Religious and liberal groups see environment as a ‘moral issue’
On the hunt. The RV Hesperides tows along a net designed to skim the ocean surface, catching floating plastic particles (inset).
Exercising when air pollution levels are high can end up doing more harm than good, writes Rachel Jacqueline
Amid a brutal drought the reservoir that supplies 90 per cent of Las Vegas’s water is fast disappearing
and desperate attempts to save Sin City are under way
How did a well-trained crew of professional hotshots come to abandon their designated safety zone and walk into a wall of fire?
Australia was once a leader on climate action. Thanks to American conservative powerhouses, that’s no longer true
The government is failing to conduct key safety inspections on new oil and gas wells on federal and Native American land.
Seattle’s Duwamish has been straightened, dredged and heavily polluted. Can a Superfund cleanup bring it back to life?
6. Buying in
How the oil and gas industry is backing a fracking-friendly election
Canada says humpback whales aren’t endangered, which allows a proposed oil pipeline to cut across their feeding grounds
Say high TCE levels in groundwater have thwarted residential development