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A Global Response to the Ebola Outbreak

ebola-monitorAs the Ebola epidemic continues to wreak havoc in the West African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, the United Nations (UN) is coordinating an international response to fight the deadly virus. On Sept.

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GEO XI Takes the Pulse of the Planet

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Nevada earthquake swarm continues

Originally Published by EarthSky

What Is the Carbon Limit? That Depends Who You Ask

Originally Published by Yale Environment 360

Scientists are offering widely varying estimates of how much carbon we can emit into the atmosphere without causing dangerous climate change. But establishing a so-called carbon budget is critical if we are to keep the planet a safe place to live in the coming century.

Birthplace of America’s fracking boom votes to ban practice

Originally Published by Environment | The Guardian

Denton, Texas, is probably most heavily fracked town in USOil and gas industry spent $700,000 to defeat banDenton, slacker capital of the American south-west, grows up Continue reading…

Earth lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF

Originally Published by Environment | The Guardian

wildfire thumbSpecies across land, rivers and seas decimated as humans kill for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats.

Retro Report: The Head-Scratching Case of the Vanishing Bees

Originally Published by NYT > Environment

vanishing beesSeveral years ago, beekeepers were vexed: Honeybees, those versatile workhorses of pollination, were vanishing by the millions.

Power outage? Robots to the rescue

Originally Published by Earth & Climate News -- ScienceDaily

While Arctic sea ice declines in 2014, Antarctic sea ice increases

Originally Published by EarthSky

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