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For two Alaska villages, walruses remain essential. As sea ice disappears, can it last? (Part 1 of a series)

Thinning sea ice puts walruses nearly out of reach. The federal government may list walruses as an endangered species. And ivory bans elsewhere are making it hard for walrus-tusk carvers to sell their art.

First in a series.

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Perth ramps up groundwater replenishment scheme to drought-proof city.

Perth is pumping recycled water into the underground aquifers that provide its drinking water supply as part of a strategy to drought-proof the city against climate change.

Perth is pumping recycled water into the underground aquifers that provide its drinking water supply as part of a strategy to drought-proof the city against climate change.

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US EPA asked the public which regulations to gut — and got an earful about leaving them alone.

Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency put out a call for comments about what regulations are in need of repeal, replacement or modification.

By Brady Dennis May 16 at 2:45 PM

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The Ethiopian boomtown that welcomes water firms but leaves locals thirsty.

Business in the Sululta district of Ethiopia’s Oromia region is burgeoning. So why, despite abundant rainfall, does half the population have no access to fresh water?

Towards the end of the day at the Abyssinia Springs bottled water factory near Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, workers hose down the car park liberally. Outside the gates, residents of the Sululta area trudge along the road with empty yellow jerrycans that they will fill from muddy wells and water points.

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DEQ fines pipeline company $1M for 2015 oil spill near Glendive.

An oil pipeline company will pay Montana $1 million for a 2015 spill that leached 31,000 gallons into the Yellowstone River and contaminated Glendive's water supply.

An oil pipeline company will pay Montana $1 million for a 2015 spill that leached 31,000 gallons into the Yellowstone River and contaminated Glendive's water supply.

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Web of resources continues to aid NC communities in Matthew’s wake.

Recovery from the flooding due to Hurricane Matthew is slow for some, but it's moving along.

January 26, 2017 by Thomas Goldsmith Leave a Comment

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Salting the Earth: The environmental impact of oil and gas wastewater spills.

Researchers are beginning to assess the potential impacts of wastewater releases on the health of humans and the environment. “We know very little about the cumulative effects of these releases on the environment.”

Salting the Earth: The Environmental Impact of Oil and Gas Wastewater Spills

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