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Gigantic Tree Which Towers Above Thorverton Pub Is Being Cut Down.
Environment  (tags: Macrocarpa, Thorverton, Devon, Tree, Felling, Residents, Pub )

- 4 hours ago -
Thorverton residents and a pub landlord have expressed their horror at the felling of a landmark tree over a 100 feet tall, and more than 100 years old. The massive task to cut down the gigantic macrocarpa started on Monday.
Petition - Demand EPA Head Allow States to Expand on Federal Vehicle Emission Standards
Environment  (tags: Emissions Reduction, vehicle standards, Climate Action, clean air act, health risks, environmental protection, Sustainabililty, responsibility, pollution )

- 2 hours ago -
Ensure states' retain the discretion to establish emission regulations that exceed the federal standard. The state of California was granted the authority to establish its own vehicle emission standards through a federal government waiver.
Counterintuitive: Global Hydropower Boom Will Add to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: Hydropower )

- 10 hours ago -
Reservoirs emit significant greenhouse gases planet-wide, study finds; researchers urge that new hydropower projects not be christened with green energy label.
Getting There: The Rush to Turn the Amazon Into a Soy Transport Corridor
Environment  (tags: Amazon )

- 10 hours ago -
The AmazonâEUR(TM)s rivers once were sufficient for commerce; now international commodities traders want to build roads, railways and industrial waterways thru the AmazonâEUR(TM)s heart.
The Ontario Greenbelt Is a Great Success, But Is Its Future Secure?
Environment  (tags: The Ontario Greenbelt )

- 11 hours ago -
Dan and Helen, would head out of Toronto every spring to go hiking in the countryside, often only to find that some previously green space was now a development or a development under construction:
Roads Are Driving Rapid Evolutionary Change in Our Environment
Environment  (tags: Look Ma, I'm roadkill! )

- 12 hours ago -
Roads are causing rapid evolutionary change in wild populations of plants and animals according to a Concepts and Questions paper published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.
Deep Sea Mining Gets a Second Look
Environment  (tags: Deep sea mining )

- 12 hours ago -
The risk of running out of rare earth metals that are essential to modern technology has led to a surge in interest in mining the deep seas.
NASA Defies Trumps Doubts on Climate Science. Identifies New Path for Greenland Meltwater to Ocean
Environment  (tags: climate-change, destruction, ecosystems )

- 13 hours ago -
Cracks in the Greenland Ice Sheet let one of its aquifers drain to the ocean, new NASA research finds.
Global Ocean De-Oxygenation Quantified
Environment  (tags: Oceans )

- 13 hours ago -
Oxygen is an essential necessity of life on land. The same applies for almost all organisms in the ocean.
Demise of Stream Rule Will Not Revitalize Coal Industry
Environment  (tags: President Trump, President Obama, Office of Surface Mining's Stream Protec, public health )

- 17 hours ago -
Environmentalists were outraged earlier this month after the Republican led Congress used an obscure law to erase a new regulation aimed at reducing the environmental damage caused by coal mining.
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