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Lilly and Minot Visit the New Orleans Oil Spill

Lilly and Minot Visit the New Orleans Oil Spill

In this witty and charming book, which provide a whimsical look at the environment, Lilly and Minot travel to New Orleans to help clean up the oil spill in the Gulf of New Mexico. A children’s book from the ” Lilly and Minot” series authored by Willian Sargent, illustrated by Julia Purinton, published by Strawberry Hill Press.

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Olympia Hypothesis: Tsunamis Buried the Cult Site On the Peloponnese

Olympia Hypothesis: Tsunamis Buried the Cult Site On the Peloponnese

Olympia, site of the famous Temple of Zeus and original venue of the Olympic Games in ancient Greece, was presumably destroyed by repeated tsunamis that travelled considerable distances inland, new study finds.

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Death by Plastic: Is Ocean Plastic Garbage Killing Whales?

Death by Plastic: Is Ocean Plastic Garbage Killing Whales?

From the coasts of California to Adriatic, Tasmania or Normandy, millions of tonnes of plastic debris dumped each year in the world’s oceans, could pose a lethal threat to whales, according to a scientific assessment to be presented at the International Whaling Commission this week. Ingestion of plastic refuse is emerging as a serious cause of disability and death for the large ocean-dwelling mammals.

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Japan Says Nuclear Plant Clean-Up Will Take  Several Decades

Japan Says Nuclear Plant Clean-Up Will Take Several Decades

Japan’s prime minister said on Saturday the decommissioning of the tsunami crippled Fukushima nuclear plant would take several decades.

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Energy-Short Japan Eyes Renewable Future

Energy-Short Japan Eyes Renewable Future

In the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster, power shortages have forced one of the world’s most energy-efficient countries to make do with even less.The International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a report this week that tsunami-torn Japan “is in the midst of perhaps one of the most severe electricity shortfalls in history.”

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Viruses Bathe at the Beach Too, European Study Finds

Viruses Bathe at the Beach Too, European Study Finds

European researchers have found viruses in nearly 40% of more than 1,400 bathing water samples gathered from coastal and inland areas in nine countries.

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Australia Carbon Pollution Tax Announcement: A Start!

Australia Carbon Pollution Tax Announcement: A Start!

Australia Prime Minister Julia Gillard, is on Sunday due to unveil the full detail of her carbon tax legislation, which will see the country’s top 500 polluters charged per tonne of carbon dioxide they emit into the atmosphere.

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Puerto Rico coast still ruled by 1886 law

Puerto Rico coast still ruled by 1886 law

A Spanish law crafted in 1886 still governs development along Puerto Rico’s sprawling coastline, worrying activists and legislators who say the ancient mandate has allowed construction along ecologically sensitive beaches.

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The Well From Hell

The Well From Hell

“The Well From Hell”, explores the greater social and political impact of last year’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Written following a visit to New Orleans, author William Sargent looks at the history of fossil fuels and examines how continued reliance on “big oil” will impact ourselves and the world arround us. A book by William Sargent, published by Strawberry Hill Press.

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