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Water for Mongolia

Clean water is a rare commodity in many countries of the world and governments often face problems ensuring its reliable supply. In Mongolia, an interdisciplinary research team is demonstrating how this vital ...

dateMay 12, 2011 in Environment
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Producing clean water in an emergency

Disasters such as floods, tsunamis, and earthquakes often result in the spread of diseases like gastroenteritis, giardiasis and even cholera because of an immediate shortage of clean drinking water. Now, chemistry researchers ...

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Coal industry fumes as US revokes mining permit

The withdrawal of a permit for a controversial "mountaintop removal" coal mining operation has sparked outrage in the US industry, but was hailed as a victory for environmental protection and the health of ...

dateJan 14, 2011 in Environment
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Dead animals are Exhibit A in Gulf investigation

(AP) -- Dead birds are wrapped in foil or paper, then sealed in plastic bags to avoid cross contamination. Dolphin tissue samples and dead sea turtles are kept in locked freezers. Field notebooks are collected and secured.

dateOct 14, 2010 in Environment
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