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Study Suggests Carbon Market Encourages Chopping Forests

ENN - Fri, 2018-03-30 02:00
The current carbon market actually encourages cutting down some of the world's biggest forests, which would unleash tons of climate-warming carbon into the atmosphere, a new study reported Monday.
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Australia Holds the Last Great Savanna in the World

ENN - Fri, 2018-03-30 02:00
Northern Australia contains the world's largest remaining savannas and is one of the last great pristine wilderness zones, covering an area larger than western Europe, Australian researchers said on Tuesday.
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DiCaprio Brightens up on Gloomy Green Outlook

ENN - Fri, 2018-03-30 02:00
Tired of global warming doom and gloom? Here's something new from Hollywood's king of green, Leonardo DiCaprio: there is hope for a brighter future.
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Researchers Develop Bendable Battery

ENN - Fri, 2018-03-30 02:00
It's a battery that looks like a piece of paper and can be bent or twisted, trimmed with scissors or molded into any shape needed. While the battery is only a prototype a few inches square right now, the researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute who developed it have high hopes for it in electronics and other fields that need smaller, lighter power sources.
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After Russia and Canada, U.S. Ship Headed for Arctic

ENN - Fri, 2018-03-30 02:00
A U.S. Coast Guard cutter is headed to the Arctic this week on a mapping mission to determine whether part of this area can be considered U.S. territory, after recent polar forays by Russia and Canada.
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Making Global Warming Cuts Expensive but Feasible for Power Industry, Study Says

ENN - Fri, 2018-03-30 02:00
Making big cuts in emissions linked to global warming could trim U.S. economic growth by $400 billion to $1.8 trillion over the next four decades, a new study says.
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Chile and Peru in Fishing Waters Row

ENN - Fri, 2018-03-30 02:00
Chile called home its ambassador in Peru Monday as a dispute flared over disputed maritime territory between the South American neighbors. They have bickered over the rich Pacific coast fishing waters for years, and Peru published a new map Sunday that pushes its bid to negotiate a new sea border.
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Harness the Sun to Save Money, Save the Earth

ENN - Fri, 2018-03-30 02:00
Are your electric bills going through the roof? A solution just may be up there too:The roof is a great place to install solar collectors that convert the sun's energy directly into electricity.
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Brazil Says Amazon Deforestation Down

ENN - Fri, 2018-03-30 02:00
Destruction of the Amazon rainforest dropped by nearly a third during the last year, reaching the lowest rate since Brazil's space research agency began keeping track in 1988, according to preliminary figures released Friday.
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Eating Fish: Good for Heart, Bad for Environment?

ENN - Fri, 2018-03-30 02:00
Doctors recommend a good dose of salmon or tuna in the diet because of its benefits to the heart. But is it good for the environment?
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