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Drone footage captures Cambodian canal overrun by rubbish video Drone footage shot by Khmer Times shows mass pollution in the Cambodian Phnom Penh waterways, with the canal system blocked by rubbish ranging from plastic to sewage. The canals and waterways in Phnom Penh are some of the most polluted in the region, lead
The Guardian | 4 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nevada nuclear test site to trial atomic disaster technology The 'Sandstorm' unmanned aircraft will be used by the US government in Nevada for remote radiation sensing and environmental monitoring, along with other security applications.
Mail Online | 4 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What we must do to avert antibiotic catastrophe | Letters Letters from Vickie Hawkins of Mdecins Sans Frontieres UK, Margaret Batty of WaterAid, Professor Stuart Reid of the Royal Veterinary College and two othersJim ONeills report has rightly brought into focus the urgent need to finance and develop new antibio
The Guardian | 4 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Exxon 'has to change or die' on climate The world's biggest publicly traded oil company faces a critical AGM under pressure from a broad coalition of shareholders on climate change.
BBC News | 5 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Could bat-hungry monkeys provide clues into how Ebola made the leap to humans? Researchers at Florida Atlantic University studied the bat-eating habits of Cercopithecus after seeing the monkeys preying on two different bat species in Gombe National Park in Tanzania (pictured).
Mail Online | 5 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Has Donald Trump dug himself into a bunker with his climate change views? | Tim Dowling The Republican candidate has been dismissive of global warming. But when it comes to his golf course in Ireland, he seems to be taking the threat seriouslyA golf-and-hotel complex on the west coast of Ireland has applied to construct extensive dune erosio
The Guardian | 6 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Women should adopt power poses with feet should width apart to be taken seriously Research from UCL has found that women are more likely to be seen as confident leaders if they adopt a power stance - with feet shoulder width apart and using expansive hand gestures (illustrated).
Mail Online | 6 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UK's first fracking since 2011 may not be as bad as feared This is bad news for climate, but environmentalists' fears that it will usher in a new area of fracking in the UK may be premature
NewScientist.com | 6 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Zika is now on the doorstep of Africa and the US mainland The virus could soon start spreading locally on the US mainland, and has been reported in Cabo Verde, a group of islands off the coast of Africa
NewScientist.com | 6 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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NASA Telescopes Find Clues For How Giant Black Holes Formed So Quickly Using data from NASAs Great Observatories, astronomers have found the best evidence yet for cosmic seeds in the early universe that should grow into supermassive black holes.
NASA | 6 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend