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Scientists Fear Climate Data Gap as Trump Aims at Satellites

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 11:43
Even if Congress votes to keep NASA environmental missions, the nation’s climate monitoring faces challenges, researchers say.
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What’s at Stake in Trump’s Proposed E.P.A. Cuts

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 04/10/2017 - 11:17
President Trump’s proposed cuts in environmental programs go far beyond climate change. They would also affect clean water, law enforcement and pollution cleanup.
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Trilobites: The Mucus-Shooting Worm-Snail That Turned Up in the Florida Keys

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 04/06/2017 - 08:41
While studying an artificial reef made from a sunken ship, researchers found a mollusk that may never have been seen before. It could threaten coral in the Florida Keys.
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South African Court Ends Ban on Sale of Rhinoceros Horns

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 16:47
The decision was cheered by commercial rhino breeders but condemned by animal preservation groups, which warned that it could increase poaching.
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Matter: Antarctic Ice Reveals Earth’s Accelerating Plant Growth

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:00
Scientists compiling a record of the atmosphere based on air trapped in Antarctic ice found that rising carbon dioxide has accelerated plant growth.
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Matter: Antarctic Ice Reveals Earth’s Accelerating Plant Growth

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:00
Scientists compiling a record of the atmosphere based on air trapped in Antarctic ice found that rising carbon dioxide has accelerated plant growth.
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Trump Critics on Climate Policy Hope Executives Can Sway Him

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 03/30/2017 - 18:52
Companies that have embraced environmental goals are represented on White House councils, offering influence that advocacy groups hope they’ll use.
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Trump Signs Executive Order Unwinding Obama Climate Policies

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:54
Flanked by coal miners at the Environmental Protection Agency, President Trump signed an order directing the agency to start the process of rewriting the Clean Power Plan.
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News Analysis: Planned Rollback of Climate Rules Unlikely to Achieve All Trump’s Goals

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 21:00
Energy economists say the executive order is likely to fall far short on the president’s goals of increasing the nation’s “energy independence” and restoring lost coal mining jobs.
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Trilobites: They Mixed Science, Art and Costume Parties to Reveal Mysteries of the Sea

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 15:44
The expeditions of William Beebe and his coed Department of Tropical Research are remembered at an upcoming show at The Drawing Center in New York.
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A Dream of Clean Energy at a Very High Price

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 15:39
If a fusion experiment in France succeeds, it could shape the power plants of the future and contribute greatly to reducing planet-warming emissions.
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Essay: Hope Springs Early, but Not Eternal, for the Deadnettle — or for Us

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 13:13
A naturalist in England found the early-blooming plant had moved up its schedule by nearly two months — a foreboding sign of a warming climate.
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Trilobites: Headed North, Sandhill Cranes Squeeze In Where They Can

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:00
The Platte River in Nebraska is an important layover for hundreds of thousands of the birds as they head toward their summer homes.
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Before Vaquitas Vanish, a Desperate Bid to Save Them

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:01
No more than 30 vaquitas are left in Mexico’s Gulf of California. Experts propose keeping some in captivity as a last resort.
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The Voyages Issue: In the Land of Giants

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 03:00
Communing with some of the biggest trees on Earth.
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Americans Ate 19% Less Beef From ’05 to ’14, Report Says

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:00
The Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group, said lower demand reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
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Trump Lays Plans to Reverse Obama’s Climate Change Legacy

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 16:28
The White House is preparing to dismantle major policy actions of the Obama era, including a plan to close hundreds of heavily polluting power plants.
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Falling Trees Kill at Least 19 at Kintampo Waterfall in Ghana

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 19:35
A rainstorm toppled trees onto people, most of them students who had come to swim at the popular site, Ghanaian officials said.
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Despite Pollution, Coal Plant Is Cleared to Reopen in New Delhi

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 17:00
In addition, India’s environment minister dismissed a report that linked air pollution to a million premature deaths each year.
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As Trash Avalanche Toll Rises in Ethiopia, Survivors Ask Why

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 16:18
A landfill at the edge of Addis Ababa where at least 113 people died has been the capital’s main dumping ground for decades.
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