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PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - A gray wolf who signaled the comeback of his species in Oregon and California might be welcoming some new pups to his pack, wildlife biologists said on Wednesday.
The railroad industry says 2014 was its safest year on record -- but a close look at the numbers isn't going to make you feel very safe.
A new Yale-led study shows that worms and other soil-dwelling critters could help curb carbon emissions and fight global warming.
GOLETA, Calif. (Reuters) - Cleanup crews fanned out on Wednesday across an oil-fouled California beach near Santa Barbara to begin the painstaking process of scouring sand and rocks of petroleum spilled from a ruptured pipeline and to curb the spread of contamination.
(Reuters) - U.S. oilfield services provider Halliburton Co said it has reached an agreement with BP Plc to resolve issues related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010.
The GOP presidential hopeful has been a vocal supporter of the ethanol industry -- except when he bashes it.
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South Korea not only has some of the world's strictest laws in order to reduce food waste, but is also testing technology that holds citizens accountable The post Using Technology To Reduce Food Waste: The South Korean Approach appeared first on Sustainablog.
A bloom of bioluminescent plankton has wowed crowds along a river in Southern Tasmania this week, but it could be a warning sign of climate change
The Vortex bladeless turbine uses the wind to vibrate instead of spin. That makes it cheaper, quieter, and more reliable than a bladed turbine.
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(Reuters) - A 40-foot (12-meter) gray whale washed ashore in Northern California this week, bringing to at least four the number of strandings during the marine mammal's migration season, wildlife experts said on Wednesday.
TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A record dolphin die-off in the northern Gulf of Mexico was caused by the largest oil spill in U.S. history, researchers said on Wednesday, citing a new study that found many of the dolphins died with rare lesions linked to petroleum exposure.
In a commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy, the president told cadets they'll be responding to climate change throughout their careers.
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RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - A North Carolina commission tasked with issuing the state's first permits for hydraulic fracturing must put its work on pause until a lawsuit challenging the makeup of its membership is resolved, an environmental law group said on Wednesday.
PARIS (Reuters) - Thirty-two energy companies led by Russia's Gazprom account for almost a third of all man-made greenhouse gas emissions if the burning of all the coal, oil and gas they produce is taken into account, a study said on Wednesday.
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said he was worried about a lack of progress towards a United Nations climate deal in Paris in December and called on the financial sector to decarbonize its investment portfolios...