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Posted on October 6, 2017 - 2:49pm, by abrown
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Via National Post

"The Canadian Arctic might be getting showered with trace amounts of poison thanks to Russian space launches which still employ a highly toxic fuel that most of the world has already phased out."

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Posted on October 6, 2017 - 12:42pm, by abrown

Via NBC Bay Area

A small organism called Miamiensis avidus that eats away at the brain may be to blame for the death of thousands of leopard sharks in the San Francisco bay. The pathogen is spreading out of the bay and now is possibly responsible for deaths in other species.

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Posted on October 6, 2017 - 11:19am, by abrown

Via The Guardian

"The world’s oceans are at last receiving the attention they deserve, as the scale of plastic pollution is finally becoming clear, the Prince of Wales has said, hailing this growing awareness as the first step to saving the marine environment."

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Posted on October 6, 2017 - 10:53am, by abrown
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Via News Deeply

"More than 1,200 scientists from 45 countries have signed a petition calling on the Australian government to reverse a proposal to allow commercial fishing in marine protected areas, calling the action scientifically flawed."

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Posted on October 5, 2017 - 11:35am, by nwehner
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Via The Washington Post

"During the Sept. 21 webinar, the BLM and its guests discussed ways to water down NEPA and more. They talked about working around environmental analyses that determine whether infrastructure projects harm ecosystems, about stripping conservation groups of the power to sue the BLM if it wrongly approves a project and about limiting the number of federal Freedom of Information Act requests that allow the public to scrutinize how decisions were made."

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