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A Closer Look at the Ebola Epidemic in the Context of Ecological Health

Dot Earth - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 13:12
There's a chance the Ebola outbreak could spur increased conservation and surveillance in ecosystems that might harbor dangerous pathogens. 0
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A Twitterholic and Green Blogger Assesses a Year of Living Offline

Dot Earth - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 13:26
A longtime environmental blogger and Twitter addict logs on after a year of self-imposed exile to the analog world. 0
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A New Study Clarifies Treatment Needs for Water from Fracked Gas and Oil Wells

Dot Earth - Mon, 09/08/2014 - 06:00
A new analysis of water from fracked wells around the country clarifies treatment needs. 0
Categories: Sustainability

A Whale of a Recovery for California’s Blue Whales

Dot Earth - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 06:06
Blue whale populations off the West Coast appear to be approaching pre-slaughter abundance. 0
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Dynamic Planet: Under the Volcano in Papua New Guinea

Dot Earth - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 09:30
Three views of a violent volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea. 0
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In the Parching West, It’s Beginning to Feel like 1159

Dot Earth - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 06:29
To find a similar period of Western drought to the current recent span, you'd have to go back to 1159. 0
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The New Look of Smokers’ Litter

Dot Earth - Tue, 09/02/2014 - 04:30
The cigarettes may change, but for some smokers the habit of littering does not. 0
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The Role of Social Media in Wiping Out Passenger Pigeons, and Conserving Species Now

Dot Earth - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:54
Social media helped push the passenger pigeon to extinction. Now they may help forestall some species' vanishing. 0
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Politics-Minded Marine Group Targets ‘Ocean Enemy #1’

Dot Earth - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 08:56
An ocean conservation group dives into the gritty world of congressional politics. 0
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Is Rational Water Management Finally Emerging in Dry California?

Dot Earth - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 06:46
California legislators, and farmers, begin to adjust well-drilling practices to suit a drier reality. 0
Categories: Sustainability
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