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When it comes to nuclear power, could smaller be better?

When it comes to nuclear power, could smaller be better?

Get your daily dose of good news from Grist Subscribe to The Beacon This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Huge computer screens line a dark, windowless control room in Corvallis, Oregon, where engineers at the company …

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EWG News Roundup (3/6): PFAS Resemble Cancer-Causing Chemicals, Nitrate Taints Minnesota Drinking Water and More

EWG News Roundup (3/6): PFAS Resemble Cancer-Causing Chemicals, Nitrate Taints Minnesota Drinking Water and More

In the News This week EWG published a study in the journal International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health that reviewed 26 fluorinated chemicals, or PFAS, and found that all display at least one characteristic of known human carcinogens. “Our research has shown that PFAS impact biological functions linked …

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Green-roofed Stonecrop home rises from rural English landscape

Green-roofed Stonecrop home rises from rural English landscape

London-based architecture firm Featherstone Young recently completed Stonecrop, a new home in Rutland, East Midlands that’s also an example of how thoughtful architecture can draw new interest to declining rural communities. Topped with a sloping green roof that touches the ground, the sculptural building features two wings — one that houses the …

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Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching linked to ‘anthropogenic climate change

Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching linked to ‘anthropogenic climate change

Australia’s UNESCO World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef is facing one of the most widespread coral bleaching events on record, as water temperatures in the Coral Sea spike. “We’ve been at stressful sea surface temperature levels for some time,” Dr William Skirving, a senior scientist with the United States National …

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Stimulating the PET recycling industry in Kenya

Stimulating the PET recycling industry in Kenya

Last year, a Kenyan organisation was able to stimulate the PET recycling industry through its recycler subsidy programme, achieving a recycling rate of 38% or 7,400 tonnes of PET plastic bottles. Established in 2018, PETCO Kenya uses PETCO’S successful South African model as its operating basis. The introduction of additional …

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Reducing air pollution could accelerate climate change

Reducing air pollution could accelerate climate change

Dramatic cuts to air pollution in Europe and Asia could cause a short-term spike in temperatures and rainfall, according to a study published today (March 5) by researchers at the University of Reading.  The researchers have looked at the effect of particle pollution on the atmosphere in Europe and China, and investigated …

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I got 99 problems and dumping is one

I got 99 problems and dumping is one

Canada has new standards for marine protected areas, but are they good enough?  By Elissama Menezes WWF-Canada celebrated earlier this year when the federal government announced a ban on oil and gas exploration, mining, dumping, and bottom trawling in all federal marine protected areas. While this is a positive step …

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In pictures: sustaining all life on World Wildlife Day

In pictures: sustaining all life on World Wildlife Day

Wild animals face multiple challenges. As well as all the usual issues of finding enough to eat and avoiding being eaten, human activity has introduced many more problems. The climate is changing, forests are disappearing and the oceans are being polluted. So we must ensure the sustainable use of natural …

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Months After Major Oil Spill, Bahamas Could Permit Offshore Drilling

Months After Major Oil Spill, Bahamas Could Permit Offshore Drilling

The Bahamas looks poised to greenlight drilling for oil in waters about 150 miles from South Florida just months after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the island nation and caused a major spill on Grand Bahama island.  The Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC) hopes to drill its first exploratory well in an area …

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