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Bathing Banned On Killiney and White Rock beaches

The Blue Flag is being removed from Killiney pending the outcome of an investigation.

DÚN LAOGHAIRE RATHDOWN County Council have banned bathing on Killiney and White Rock beaches.

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Another day, another Amazon oil spill

PetroPerú tries its hand at environmental devastation. Environmental Health News writes it up in English:

On the last day of June, Roger Mangía Vega watched an oil slick and a mass of dead fish float past this tiny Kukama Indian community and into the Marañón River, a major tributary of the Amazon.

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Driver Stops to Help Ducklings, Gets $100 Ticket

A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $100 ticket.

Hallie Bibeau of Newfields tells WMUR-TV she was driving east on Route 101 on Friday when she had to slam on her brakes to avoid hitting the ducklings. 85 more words

In conversation: Organic cotton by Elmer & Zweifel

Elmer & Zweifel, a German textiles company founded in 1855, have been showcased in the Future Fabrics Expo by The Sustainable Angle since 2012 due to their extensive range of high quality certified organic cotton fabrics, which are available in both small and large quantities. 702 more words

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Climate Change is Really Political

If one didn’t think the U.S. discussion of climate change was political, think again. U.S. Rep. David McKinley (R-West Virginia), added an amendment to a House appropriations bill to fund the Department of Energy and the U.S. 518 more words


Elephants' Superior Sense Of Smell Beats Out Other Mammals In Surprising New Study

Elephants are known for their impressively long trunks, but perhaps less well known is the large number of genes that code for their sense smell. 584 more words

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