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'Good news' for Oxfordshire's economy

Posted by External 5 days ago General
http://www.ox.ac.uk — Oxfordshire's economy is set to benefit from the expected demand for low carbon goods and services over coming decades, says a new report. The research was carried out by the ECI with Low Carbon Oxford, a network of organisations working towards a low carbon economy. 04/12/14 04 Dec 2014 - Read More
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A warming world may spell bad news for honey bees

Posted by External 24 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — A bee parasites from exotic climates threatens UK bees. Research predicts that an exotic gut parasite could cause increasing damage to UK bees as climates warms. Read More
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Good News for the Black-Footed Ferret

Posted by External 27 days ago General
http://www.enn.com — When you hear about an animal becoming extinct, most assume that the species is gone for good, never to be seen again. That’s not the case for North America’s rarest mammal, the black-footed ferret. 35 years after being declared extinct, the adorable critter is re-emerging in the western U.S. and Canadian prairie land. Read More
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Why Cat Poop is Bad News for Sea Otters

Posted by External 69 days ago General
http://www.enn.com — A parasite spread by cat poop is causing a big problem for endangered sea otters in California, and researchers have finally figured out how. Sea otters were nearly wiped out by the fur trade at one point, but they've been slowly making a comeback thanks to conservation efforts and protection under the Endangered Species Act. While they're on the road to recovery the latest numbers from the U.S. Read More
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Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks officially endangered, and that is not good news!

Posted by External 159 days ago General
http://www.enn.com — It’s not really the kind of "first" you want to be: The peculiar-looking but oddly beautiful scalloped hammerhead shark has just become the first shark species to be added to the US Endangered Species List. Sphyrna lewini, as they're known, are coastal to semi-oceanic sharks with a number of extre Read More
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Good news for rivers in Britain

Posted by External 196 days ago General
http://www.enn.com — Scientists from Cardiff University have found that Britain's urban rivers are the cleanest they've been in over two decades. The 21-year study of over 2,300 rivers measured the presence of clean-river invertebrates - a yardstick for river health - which during the days of heavy industry and poor sewage treatment had declined considerably, but now app Read More
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Climate change brings mostly bad news for Ohio: Big algae bloom in Lake Erie, very dry 2015 forecast

Posted by External 214 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Scientists delivered a mostly negative forecast for how climate change will affect Ohioans during the next year or so, and well beyond. But Ohio may fare better than its neighbors in one respect: its farmers will likely suffer less than those in the rest of the Corn Belt. Read More
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Habitable Exoplanets are Bad News for Humanity (Op-Ed)

Posted by External 239 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — The discovery of exoplanets also slightly increases how much credence we give to the possibility of near-term human extinction. This because of a concept known as the Great Filter. Read More
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