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Study estimates 100,000 deaths from Indonesia haze

Indonesian forest fires that choked a swath of Southeast Asia with a smoky haze for weeks last year may have caused more than 100,000 deaths, according to new research that will add to pressure on Indonesia's government to ...

dateSep 19, 2016 in Environment
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California panel rejects major coastal development

A California panel has overwhelmingly rejected a plan to build nearly 900 upscale homes and a hotel on a valuable stretch of Southern California coastline that has long been the site of oil drilling and now provides habitat ...

dateSep 08, 2016 in Environment
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Reclaiming industrial waste water in minutes

Treatment of industrial waste water is one of the biggest and most urgent environmental challenges of our time. All major energy production and manufacturing industries require water as a critical input. In 2013, Statistics ...

dateSep 02, 2016 in Materials Science
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