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Archive: Pollution & Health

18 Aug 2014

A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle

by ED STRUZIK
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns about the impact of fracking in more fragile northern environments. READ MORE

14 Jul 2014

The Soil Pollution Crisis in China: A Cleanup Presents Daunting Challenge

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07 Jul 2014

In China’s Heartland, A Toxic Trail Leads from Factories to Fields to Food

by HE GUANGWEI
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30 Jun 2014

China’s Dirty Pollution Secret: The Boom Poisoned Its Soil and Crops

by HE GUANGWEI
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26 Jun 2014

On Front Lines of Recycling, Turning Food Waste into Biogas

by RACHEL CERNANSKY
An increasing number of sewage treatment plants in the U.S. and Europe are processing food waste in anaerobic biodigesters, keeping more garbage out of landfills, reducing methane emissions, and producing energy to defray their operating costs. READ MORE

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14 Aug 2014: Some Chemicals in Fracking Fluids Raise Red Flags, Researchers Say

07 Aug 2014: Mercury Pollution in Oceans Has Tripled Since Industrial Revolution

28 Jul 2014: Trees Save Lives and Billions in Health Costs Annually, Forest Service Finds

23 Jul 2014: "Inglorious" Produce Campaign Is Major Success for French Grocer

22 Jul 2014: Costs of Urban Light Pollution Highlighted in Citizen Science Effort

21 Jul 2014: India Doubles Coal Tax to Fund Ambitious Clean Energy Initiatives

08 Jul 2014: Protection of Parrotfish Could Slow Decline of Caribbean Reefs

26 Jun 2014: Major U.S. Retailers to Limit Pesticides That May Be Harmful to Bees

23 Jun 2014: How Citizen Scientists Are Using The Web to Track the Natural World

17 Jun 2014: Livestock Maps Highlight Regions Prone to Disease and Pollution


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