Brazil’s sprawling favelas bear brunt Zika

Guardian: With rubber gloves, a plastic container full of larvicide and the official badge of Rio de Janeiro’s epidemic control department, Gilberto de Souza gains [...]

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New York investigates radioactive leak groundwater near city

Guardian: Radioactive material has leaked into the groundwater below a nuclear power plant north of New York City, prompting a state investigation on Saturday and [...]

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New science helps put spotlight on unseen global impacts

ScienceDaily: As the world grows more connected, “out of sight, out of mind” looms as a perilous consequence of globalization. A sustainability scholar presents an [...]

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World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm to Be Built in U.K

Guardian: The U.K. wind energy industry received a boost this week with the announcement of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm, to be built off [...]

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Iowa – first in primaries, first in wind power

Environmental News Network: As presidential contenders gather in Iowa for the beginning of the party selection season, they may have noticed a lot of wind [...]

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Demand For Renewable Electricity In Europe Reaches Record Levels

Clean Technica: The demand for renewable electricity in Europe based on Guarantees of Origin (GO) validated by the European EECS standard continued to grow in [...]

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Cities could burn: Fire expert warns of changing climate patterns

Express: A TASMANIAN fire expert has warned that changing climate patterns could lead to bushfires seriously impacting the state’s cities in the future.
University of Tasmania [...]

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Total Conducting Seismic Testing on Congo Oil Block

Reuters: French oil major Total is conducting seismic testing on a block it operates in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a company spokeswoman confirmed on [...]

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Geospatial data for the people, by the people

Mongabay: How do you motivate people to learn and care about their environments? Researchers in various scientific fields have begun involving interested people in collecting [...]

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High Arctic temperatures drive sea ice to record low

Discover: The plot above shows how Arctic region air temperatures at about 3,000 feet above the surface varied from average in January 2016. The North [...]

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