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By Faith Kearns Government, Notes from the Field, Science, Science & Medicine Drought has gripped much of the western U.S. this year, with a particular stranglehold in California. In 2014, the majority of the state was classified as experiencing “extreme” to “exceptional” drought. Even recent large...

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Dr. Wendong Wang Water is everywhere: in our tubs, our bottles, our lakes, our bodies. And with scientific studies, such as in this Journal of Climate, reporting that average rainfall is increasing, it’s difficult to believe that the world’s water supply would ever dry up. But therein...

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Earth Guardians Tribe April 8th 2016 Yesterday, the Federal District Court in Oregon rejected the appeals by the oil and gas industry and decided in favor of the 21 youth climate leaders in their landmark constitutional climate change case brought against the federal government. This is unprecedented! The judge's...

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By MICHELLE INNIS APRIL 9, 2016 A turtle swimming over bleached coral near Heron Island, in the southern Great Barrier Reef.CreditXL Catlin Seaview Survey SYDNEY, Australia — Kim Cobb, a marine scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, expected the coral to be damaged when she plunged into...

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APRIL 13, 2016 9:30 AM EST By Faye Flam Historians may soon be looking back at the 20th and early 21st centuries as the time of computers and the Internet, bold ventures into space and the splitting of the atom. But what will scholars in the...

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By MICHAEL WINES and JOHN SCHWARTZFEB. 8, 2016 The biggest hole in the drinking-water safety net may be the least visible: the potential for water to be tainted by substances that scientists and officials have not even studied, much less regulated. The E.P.A. has compiled a list...

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Friday, April 01, 2016 by: Jennifer Lea Reynolds Tags: Nestle, corporate greed, Arrowhead water   (NaturalNews) Despite the fact that California's drought has left the state and its residents facing dire conditions, profit-hungry Nestle has continued to collect water from 12 spring sites – 27 million gallons of...

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Wednesday, March 02, 2016 by: Daniel Barker (NaturalNews) We're all familiar with horror stories about juveniles on drugs, but normally it's humans that are involved, not fish. This case, however, involves juvenile chinook salmon who never had the chance to "Just Say No." Disturbing new research has...

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August 31, 2015 by Penny Swift People have been keeping bees for centuries, both for beeswax and for honey, but there is still an incredible mystique about bee keeping. This is probably because bees generally move is swarms and if they attack they can kill any...

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Courtesy of the Department of Energy When choosing a contractor, ask about their work record, experience, and licenses, and get more than one bid for the installation of your PV system. | Photo courtesy of Dennis Schroeder, NREL. Making sure your home solar electric or photovoltaic (PV)...

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