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Black rat does not bother Mediterranean seabirds

Human activities have meant invasive species have been able to populate parts of the world to which they are not native and alter biodiversity there over thousands of years. Now, an international team of scientists ...

Oct 02, 2009
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EPA: ethanol crops displaces climate-friendly ones

(AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency says that corn ethanol - as made today - wouldn't meet a congressional requirement that ethanol produce 20 percent less greenhouse gas than gasoline. But the agency said it is ...

May 05, 2009
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Buying local isn't always better for the environment

(PhysOrg.com) -- Shopping locally may not be as good for the environment as having food delivered, according to new research by the University of Exeter (UK). Published in the journal Food Policy, the study ...

Feb 02, 2009
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