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Pawnee Nation Sues Oklahoma Oil Companies in Tribal Court Over Earthquake Damage

NYTimes - Environment - Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:45
The tribe, exerting its sovereignty, brought the case over property damage caused by a 5.8-magnitude quake in September likely caused by fracking.
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Trump Got Nearly $1 Million in Energy-Efficiency Subsidies in 2012

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 03/03/2017 - 19:42
The acceptance of incentives by a developer seems at odds with the policies that he now promotes as president.
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Sydney’s Swelter Has a Climate Change Link, Scientists Say

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 22:01
Heat waves like those that affected southeastern Australia early this year are much more likely with human-caused global warming, a study has found.
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Mount Etna, Europe’s Most Active Volcano, Puts On a Show

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 11:22
The volcano roared to life this week on the island of Sicily in an eruption that could be seen for miles.
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Travel Tips: How to Have a Green Vacation

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 05:00
Find a hotel that is environmentally friendly, try to bike or walk, eat local — and don’t buy plastic water bottles.
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Take a Number: For Some Arctic Plants, Spring Arrives Almost a Month Earlier

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 17:16
Many plants in Greenland are beginning to emergeearlier, with possible consequences for the low Arctic ecosystem, scientists find.
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In California, a Move to Ease the Pressures on Aging Dams

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 03:00
A tract of farmland, inadvertently flooded, shows a “softer” path to managing the state’s immense water system in an era of climate change.
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Trending: New Priority for Ocean Resorts: Restoring Reefs

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 13:12
Resorts in places like the Maldives, Bali and Malaysia are working to rebuild damaged coral reefs, and guests can help.
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Trilobites: How Far to the Next Forest? A New Way to Measure Deforestation

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:29
Researchers develop a new metric on deforestation, hoping the information will guide conservation and educate the public.
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Xochimilco Journal: An Aquatic Paradise in Mexico, Pushed to the Edge of Extinction

NYTimes - Environment - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 08:30
Experts say that the exploitation of wetlands in southern Mexico City could lead to the destruction of the area’s bucolic canals within a few years.
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How an Interoffice Spat Erupted Into a Climate-Change Furor

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 16:29
A retired scientist became a hero to some climate-change deniers after he criticized his former boss at NOAA over data handling.
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A Push for Diesel Leaves London Gasping Amid Record Pollution

NYTimes - Environment - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 18:55
Britain’s efforts to aid the environment have inadvertently led to a spike in an even more insidious form of air pollution than the deadly smog of 1952.
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E.P.A. Workers Try to Block Pruitt in Show of Defiance

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 14:56
Employees of the Environmental Protection Agency are calling their senators to try to defeat Scott Pruitt’s confirmation to run the agency.
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Matter: Disappearing Seagrass Protects Against Pathogens, Even Climate Change, Scientists Find

NYTimes - Environment - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 13:00
An ecological cornerstone is vanishing rapidly from the oceans, and scientists fear the consequences for climate change, fisheries and disease.
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First Words: Is the ‘Anthropocene’ Epoch a Condemnation of Human Interference — or a Call for More?

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 04:00
When some climate scientists began saying we’d entered a new epoch, they meant to draw attention to human effects on climate. Now, to their dismay, it’s become a tech call to arms for more disruption.
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A Race to Document Rare Plants Before These Cliffs Are Ground to Dust

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/13/2017 - 11:44
The species native to Cambodia’s limestone karsts exist nowhere else. Now these unique environments are being pulverized for cement.
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