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    1. The U.S. Justice Department and the state of Alaska have failed repeatedly to collect money for a long-term recovery plan from Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) after its tanker spilled millions of gallons of oil off the Alaska coast almost 25 years ago, an environmental group said Monday.

    2. Environmental liability on the Moon

      The Space ReviewNov 02 11:28 AM

      There is precedent on Earth for countries to take legal action if the suffer the environmental impacts of another nation's activities, but what happens in outer space? Urbano Fuentes examines what legal regimes might work on the Moon and beyond.

    3. Chemicals meant to help microbes eat spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico may have ruined their appetite. Continue reading →

    4. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's move to "formalize" a moratorium on crude oil tankers off B.C.'s North Coast is a harsh a blow to an industry reeling after the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.

    5. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called for a moratorium on crude oil tanker traffic for B.C.'s North Coast, a move that some environmental activists say will de facto kill the Northern Gateway pipeline project.

    6. Researching Seabirds in Alaska

      NewswiseNov 24 09:42 AM

      Eagles feasting on winterkill fish aren't an inspiring sight to most young women, but they were to Anne Schaefer. The outing was fieldwork for an ornithology class at South Dakota State University that set Schaefer on the path to becoming an avian research assistant at the Prince William Sound Science Center in Cordova, Alaska.

    7. Construction of an oil pipeline in the Ecuadorian Amazon by Arco-Oriente that carries 80,000 barrels of crude oil from the Villano oil reserve to the TransEcuadorian pipeline. Pipeline ruptures in Ecuador have discharged over 18 million gallons of oil--more than the 10.8 million gallon Exxon Valdez spill. Photo (c) Bruce Farnsworth . The fate of the world's climate and the Amazon Rainforest are...

    8. BHP shares on the skids as the mud flies

      Canberra TimesNov 14 06:50 AM

      BHP was struggling even before the mine disaster in Brazil and some mud, so to speak, is bound to stick.

    9. Although I still have more information and studies to pass on to you about the importance of sleep to our health, mental and physical performance and well-being, and energy, I feel I should wrap up the series. It has become a little too long, but I shall revisit the subject some other time.

    10. Monday marks the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, a federally designated area protecting some 2,900 nautical miles of waters that surround the Keys island chain including the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef.

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