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Shipping industry sees price on carbon emissions

The world shipping industry could accept a global levy on carbon emissions from merchant ships under a deal that would also channel proceeds to poor countries, according to an announcement at the UN climate talks on Tuesday.

dateNov 29, 2011 in Environment
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Fence goes up to keep Asian carp out of Chicago canal

The latest weapon in the fight against Asian carp doesn't look much like a weapon at all: It's a 13-mile concrete and steel mesh fence that splits the narrow divide between the Des Plaines River and the Chicago Sanitary and ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Ecology
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