The number of pregnant women with Zika in the US just tripled

May 23, 2016 by  
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on May 20th that the number of pregnant women in the US with Zika virus is now three times higher than previously thought. The cases have jumped from 48 to 157, although the agency claims that it’s aware of less than a dozen babies or fetuses who’ve actually suffered from birth defects due to the infection. However, since most of the pregnancies are ongoing, that number will likely climb. An additional 122 cases in pregnant women have also…

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Public education’s climate change learning curve

May 29, 2015 by  
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An unpredictable patchwork of science education laws in the United States will likely lead to big disparities in how young people will approach climate issues as they get older.

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Fracking Could Damage New York & Pennsylvania Tourism, Too

July 12, 2011 by  
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Another study showing how fracking is hardly an unqualified good as it’s proponents would have you believe: A new study shows that while in the short term hydraulic fracturing wells will likely have little impact on tourism, over time the increased industrialization of the landscape that comes with fracking could do serious damage to tourism….

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Britain’s Landfills Could Be Full in 8 Years

July 14, 2010 by  
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Britain has only eight years before its landfills are topped off, and taxpayers will likely have to pick up the tab for waste fines the country will incur.

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Sugar Cane Waste to Replace Coal in Coal-Fired Power Plants?

November 23, 2009 by  
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Via Green Inc Here’s a promising project: Brazilian and Italian entrepreneurs are investing $114 million in a plan to convert bagasse, a waste product from sugar cane , into pellets that can be burned as fuel at your average, run-of-the-mill coal plant.

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