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Third Time’s a Disaster: Latest Coral Bleaching Hits Reefs Worldwide

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Mon, 10/12/2015 (All day)

Scientists have confirmed that for only the third time ever recorded, bleaching is hitting coral reefs on a global scale.

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Products with plastic microbeads to be banned under new California law

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Mon, 10/12/2015 (All day)

Gov. Jerry Brown approved measure Thursday that will ban exfoliating microbeads in personal care products.

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What Exxon knew about the Earth's melting Arctic

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Mon, 10/12/2015 (All day)

Back in 1990, as the debate over climate change was heating up, a dissident shareholder petitioned the board of Exxon, one of the world’s largest oil companies, imploring it to develop a plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from its production plants and facilities.

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California’s federal reservoirs even lower than last year

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Thu, 10/08/2015 (All day)

In the latest indicator of the severity of the drought, the federal government’s main reservoirs serving California have begun the new “water year” at just a quarter full and in worse shape than last year.

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Feds Decide That Sustainability and Nutrition Don't Mix

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Thu, 10/08/2015 (All day)

The revised federal nutrition guidelines won’t be released until the end of the year, but we already know one thing that won’t be included in the recommendations that inform public health policy and programs across the country: sustainability.