User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
Category: Biodiversity Threats
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Artificial lights are eating away at dark nights — and that's not a good thing 23.11.2017 LA Times: Science

Earth is losing its darkness. A new study using satellite data finds that artificially lit surfaces around the world are spreading and growing brighter, producing more light pollution at night.

The findings, described in the journal Science Advances, track what researchers called a worrisome trend...

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Biodiversity parks along Yamuna in phased manner: DDA to NGT 22.11.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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The Energy 202: Keystone XL pipeline seems like a done deal for Trump. But it's not. 21.11.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Keystone XL pipeline seems like a done deal for Trump. But it's not.
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Pollution can increase risk of infertility in both men, women 15.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Pollution can increase risk of infertility in both men, women
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This endangered snail lives only in the L.A. area. Can the little creatures be saved? 14.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Before Los Angeles was developed, the San Gabriel chestnut snail was a common sight from Compton to the San Gabriel Mountains. But today, experts say, it survives only in the Angeles National Forest and on adjacent private lands between Glendora and Altadena after being threatened by development,...

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Thousands of scientists issue bleak 'second notice' to humanity 14.11.2017 Washington Post
In 1992, scientists published a dire “warning to humanity” about a host of impending ecological disasters. A quarter-century later, most of them have gotten worse: “Soon it will be too late to shift course away from our failing trajectory,” the authors of the new statement write.
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Perigord black truffle grown in Monmouthshire 6.11.2017 BBC: Business
Researchers believe climate change enabled it to be grown in Monmouthshire.
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First black Perigord truffle cultivated in Britain 6.11.2017 Hindu: International
‘Climate change could make it a new British crop’
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The Energy 202: What you need to know about Wilbur Ross and the Paradise Papers 6.11.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: What you need to know about Wilbur Ross and the Paradise Papers
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The Energy 202: Mining agency hopes you read its website to comment on deregulation 2.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Don't go looking in the federal register.
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Humans didn't outsmart the Neanderthals. We just outlasted them. 1.11.2017 Washington Post
A new study suggests that our cousins' demise was a result of population dynamics and bad timing.
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Colorado governor calls chances of Amazon HQ coming here a “longshot,” says time zone is state’s biggest disadvantage 1.11.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Gov. John Hickenlooper called the prospects of Colorado landing online-retail giant Amazon's highly touted second headquarters a "longshot," saying that the state's biggest disadvantage could be its non-East Coast time zone.
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Slow flow of human immigration may have doomed Neanderthals 31.10.2017 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- What killed off the Neanderthals? It's a big debate, and now a study says that no matter what the answer, they were doomed anyway....
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Coal Burying Goa: All along the road route, the black dust settles 27.10.2017 Front Page – The Indian Express
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What dolphin diets reveal about climate change's effects off the California coast 20.10.2017 LA Times: Science

Scientists studying dolphins dining off the California coastline have found that the marine food web is starting to look a little threadbare. The length of food chains in that web appears to have gotten shorter in response to environmental changes — such as those caused by El Niño events.

The finding...

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Dolphin diets show how climate change could alter food chains off the California coast 20.10.2017 LA Times: Science

Scientists studying dolphins dining off the California coastline have found that the marine food web is starting to look a little threadbare. The length of food chains in that web appears to have gotten shorter in response to environmental changes — such as those caused by El Niño events.

The finding...

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For Novelist John Green, OCD Is Like An 'Invasive Weed' Inside His Mind 20.10.2017 NPR Health Science
"It starts out with one little thought, and then slowly that becomes the only thought that you're able to have," Green says. His new novel, Turtles All The Way Down, is about a teenage girl with OCD.
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The Energy 202: Western wildfires spark compromise on firefighting in Washington 19.10.2017 Washington Post: Politics
A group of senators, led by Maria Cantwell, will today introduce legislation.
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Environmental scientist Schellnhuber receives Blue Planet Prize 19.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
Tokyo [Japan], Oct.19 : The world's most prestigious award for pioneers in environmental science was given to Hans Joachim Schellnhuber this week in Tokyo.
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NGT appoints committee to study impact of Pune Metro on Mutha river bed 14.10.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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