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Science and Enviroment

New Benefits for Solar Energy Use

Federal tax credits implemented to encourage solar energy development and use After years of failed attempts, the U.S. Congress passed comprehensive energy legislation last summer. Spurred by record prices for

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Global Warming Force Islanders to Move

Global Warming Force Islanders to Move Inland, Says UN Rising seas have forced 100 people on a Pacific island to move to higher ground in what may be the first

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EPA replaces standard control on selenium

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is attempting to weaken the Clean Water Act’s pollution controls on selenium, a metal that in high doses has caused deformities and death in fish

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Manitoba’s Vanishing Woodland Caribou

In Canada’s Manitoba province, clearcut logging, roadbuilding and industrial hydropower development have devastated the old-growth boreal forest habitat of the woodland caribou, cutting the provincial population of this majestic species

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The Earth Can no longer sustain us

Human damage to Earth worsening fast-report Reuters AlertNet, UK By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent. OSLO, March 30 (Reuters) – Humans are damaging the planet at an unprecedented rate and …

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The US Oil Addiction

The Wall Street Journal, John J. Fialka and Jeffrey Ball, 28 Mar 2005 Bipartisan coalition presses Bush to get behind oil-use reduction Lambasting U.S. oil addiction: It’s not just for

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World Bank’s (E)Mission Creep

Critics question World Bank’s role as carbon trader, fossil-fuel funder By Daphne Wysham 25 Mar 2005 For as long as it’s been around, the World Bank has been prone to

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Why another Exxon Valdez could happen

Sixteen years ago this week, the Exxon Valdez oil spilled 11 million gallons of oil in Alaska’s Prince William Sound and horrified Alaska and the world. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer is

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PRION REMOVAL TECHNOLOGY

(Source: Pall Corporation) – An update on Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs), including variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), the human form of Mad Cow Disease, was a key topic at the Food

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