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Is There a Role For Wildlife Trade in Fighting Wildlife Trafficking?

Dot Earth - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:57
A meeting in London identifies new strategies for cutting poaching and trade in rare wildlife. 0
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Population Patterns and Vulnerability to Climate Hazards

Dot Earth - Mon, 02/10/2014 - 07:26
High fertility rates and an urban rush in poor places vulnerable to climate threats spell trouble. 0
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A Conversation on Tobacco and Coal Exports and Moral Responsibility

Dot Earth - Fri, 02/07/2014 - 08:56
A discussion of the moral aspects of trade in tobacco and fossil fuels. 0
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A Martian View of Our Pale Dot

Dot Earth - Thu, 02/06/2014 - 15:17
Earth as (barely) seen from Mars. 0
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U.S. Push to Export Dirty Fossil Fuels Parallels Past Action on Tobacco

Dot Earth - Tue, 02/04/2014 - 08:28
The U.S. is pushing to expand carbon exports, paralleling its history on tobacco. 0
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So Long, It’s Been Good to Know You, Pete Seeger

Dot Earth - Sat, 02/01/2014 - 15:29
A final musical encounter with Pete Seeger. 0
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A Critique of an Upbeat Assessment of Nuclear Power’s Prospects

Dot Earth - Tue, 01/28/2014 - 14:30
The Union of Concerned Scientists finds big holes in the argument of four scientists seeking a fresh push on nuclear energy. 0
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Pete Seeger is Gone, but His Circles of Song Ring On

Dot Earth - Tue, 01/28/2014 - 04:52
Pete Seeger is gone, but he leaves resonating circles of song behind. 0
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Journalists on the Environment Beat Look Ahead

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 06:49
Seasoned journalists covering the environment explore themes that will be in headlines this year, and some that won't, but should be. 0
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More Views on Nuclear Power, Waste, Safety and Cost

Dot Earth - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:25
Four longtime nuclear analysts join climate scientists seeking a fresh push on nuclear power. 0
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A Chat With Greenpeace’s Departing U.S. Chief on Old and New Environmentalism

Dot Earth - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 16:56
A departing Greenpeace leader explores shifts and hard lines in tactics and goals. 0
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Bananas are Chemicals, Too

Dot Earth - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 12:05
A chemistry teacher reminds students and the rest of us that natural foods are made of chemicals, too. 0
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Fresh Views on Climate Scientists as Advocates

Dot Earth - Sun, 01/19/2014 - 09:38
Two views of the role of scientists in clarifying climate change risks and pressing for solutions. 0
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If Old Humans Grew Like Old Trees, Stand Back

Dot Earth - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 12:43
A comprehensive tree survey finds that big old trees continue to grow at a rapid pace. 0
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Fukushima Radiation (Still) Poses No California Risk

Dot Earth - Wed, 01/15/2014 - 07:04
Fresh coverage of the lack of radiation risk in California from the Fukushima disaster. 0
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Flaws in Chemical Laws in the Context of the West Virginia Spill

Dot Earth - Tue, 01/14/2014 - 10:56
A West Virginia chemical spill reveals a host of regulatory gaps. 0
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Don’t Try Wooing Action Star Maggie Q with Shark Fin Soup

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/13/2014 - 16:19
A Chinese action star spills soup in a fresh effort to cut China's appetite for shark fins. 0
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Hudson River Club Forwards Chevron Grant to Group Fighting Oil’s Harms in Ecuador

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/13/2014 - 08:49
A tiny Hudson River environmental group sends money it received from Chevron to a group helping Ecuadorian indigenous groups in challenges against big oil. 0
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A Last Look at the Media and the Dreaded Polar Vortex

Dot Earth - Sat, 01/11/2014 - 08:37
A final look at media reactions to the dread polar vortex. 0
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When Tourists Rescue Scientists in Antarctica

Dot Earth - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:53
A leader of Antarctic tourist voyages in Antarctica explores the rights and responsibilities of anyone plying those icy waters. 0
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