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21/12/2014
If you’ve ever driven into Mount Rainier National Park through the Nisqually entrance, you might know the feeling. As you pass beneath the massive log arch and begin easing your car through tree-lined curves, there’s a sense of entering ...   
21/12/2014
Former environment minister Jairam Ramesh has said he is worried that ecological laws are being violated under the current government. "If we are going to dismantle the entire edifice of environmental laws and regulations, as this ...   
21/12/2014
As our planet warms, scientists and the general public are increasingly asking if human-caused climate change influences the extreme weather events we see all around us. Until recently, the answer was always “we don’t know yet.” Today, the answer ...   
20/12/2014
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, starting a visit to Ebola-hit states in West Africa on Friday, urged their people to set aside traditional practices like washing the dead by hand so as to help end an epidemic that has killed nearly 7,000 ...   
20/12/2014
Health workers carrying thermometers and sanitizers manned polling stations across Liberia on Saturday as voters cast their ballots in a twice-delayed Senate election that has been criticized for its potential to spread the deadly Ebola ...   
20/12/2014
The Archbishop of Canterbury is backing the Sunday Mirror Christmas campaign to raise money for desperate orphans of Ebola. Justin Welby heard about the efforts of our readers and charity Street Child while on a visit to Sierra Leone ...   
20/12/2014
The number of people who have died from the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola has crossed the 7,000 mark, the World Health Organization reports, after it recorded another 392 deaths from its previous total of 6,900 earlier this week. The ...   
20/12/2014
Turnout for Liberian parliamentary elections on Saturday appeared to be low as concerns about Ebola kept many voters at home.Polling stations were largely empty after voting began at 8 a.m. (0800 GMT) in the seafront capital Monrovia, ...   
20/12/2014
The death toll from the worst ever outbreak of Ebola has reached nearly 7,400, with just over 19,000 people infected across west Africa, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Sierra Leone reported 400 new fatalities this ...   
20/12/2014
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday pledged support for Ebola-ravaged countries seeking to end the world's worst outbreak of the virus and rebuild their health systems as he began a tour of the three hardest-hit nations. With the UN having ...   
20/12/2014
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead New Yorkers were treated to a front-row seat of Mead’s words in actions last week when, ...   
20/12/2014
Forest clearing can have just as catastrophic an impact on the world's climate as carbon pollution, according to a new study published in the peer-reviewed science journal Nature Climate Change.The study finds that deforestation increases ...   
20/12/2014
The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said on Saturday. The latest data, posted overnight on the WHO ...   
20/12/2014
One of Sierra Leone's most senior physicians died Thursday from Ebola, the 11th doctor in the country to succumb to the disease, a health official said. In neighboring Guinea, a fire destroyed medicine crucial to fighting Ebola. The fire ...   
20/12/2014
Voting is under way in Liberia in an election that was postponed in October because of the Ebola outbreak. Liberians are choosing representatives to the country's senate. Among the 139 candidates vying for 15 seats are former ...   
20/12/2014
Health workers manned polling stations Saturday as Liberians voted in a Senate election that was delayed twice because of the West African Ebola epidemic.Liberian election officials mandated that all participants wash their hands and be ...   
20/12/2014
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone following an outbreak that has killed nearly 7,000 people. Ban paid tribute to local ...   
20/12/2014
Behind New York's fracking ban | Photo, US News and World Report
New York is set to become the second state in the nation to ban fracking.Hundreds of studies have linked the controversial oil and gas extraction process – and the chemicals leaked from fracking sites – to air and water contamination, as ...   
20/12/2014
President Barack Obama poured cold water once again on the alleged economic benefits of the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Friday -- a theme he has sounded frequently in the past few months, increasing speculation that he will eventually kill the ...   
20/12/2014
The release of a long-delayed update on Alberta’s climate-change framework has been postponed again, this time until the new year, but Premier Jim Prentice says the province is working hard on a long-term strategy rather than a short-term ...   
20/12/2014
President Obama on Friday said building the Keystone oil pipeline would “not even have a nominal benefit” to consumers, pushing back at claims it would lower gas prices further.Obama stressed that the issue at hand for Keystone is “not ...   
19/12/2014
A federal judge on Friday restored U.S. Endangered Species Act protections to gray wolves in the western Great Lakes in a decision hailed by wildlife advocates for halting wolf hunting and trapping planned in such states as Minnesota and ...   
19/12/2014
Social media drove the fear of Ebola in countries like the US, which saw a few imported cases in October, as opposed to the West African countries where social media presence was lower but where the Ebola epidemic raged, says a study to be ...   
19/12/2014
Speaking at his end-of-the-year press conference on Friday afternoon, President Obama sounded very much like he’s poised to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. He gave his sharpest assessment to date of its potential costs and benefits - lots of ...   
19/12/2014
A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove the gray wolf population in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list – a decision that will ban further wolf hunting and trapping in three ...   

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