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Breaking News: Government shutdown hits Michelle Obama's White House garden
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 23:24:04 -0800 | humanitarian-news

Amid barricaded war memorials and closed national parks, the US government shutdown has claimed another unsuspecting victim: Michelle Obama's kitchen garden at the White House. With only a skeletal staff, the first lady's famous vegetable garden has started sprouting weeds,...
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Breaking News: US limits pollution from new power plants, dismaying coal producers
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-09-21 18:35:58 -0700 | green-news

US coal industry advocates expressed dismay Friday after the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled unprecedented limits on carbon pollution from new fossil fuel power plants. The new regulations could be signal to industry that the Obama administration plans to impose strict...
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Breaking News: Increasing shrivel in Arctic ice cap
   
Posted by: nicole24

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-08-26 11:07:04 -0700 | green-news

According to NASA, the ice melting season won’t be that alarming this year. Last year was unkind to icebergs of Arctic oceans; because of high rise the increase in ice melting, shrank the ice cap over the Arctic Ocean to...
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Breaking News: Report: Sea levels could rise more than 3 feet by 2100
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-08-23 15:45:40 -0700 | green-news

A leaked draft of the latest UN climate change report warns that global sea levels could rise by more than three feet by the end of the century if greenhouse gas emissions continue unchecked. The draft was written by the...
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Breaking News: US National Parks:  Guns, granola and yogurt
   
Posted by: Dava Castillo SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | green-news

The United States Congress made it legal to carry firearms in national parks in 2010. Now, in addition to a firearm of choice, visitors will be able to also pack healthy food purchased at a national park facility. The National...
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Breaking News: International wheat buyers limiting US imports after gene-altered crops found
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-06-03 12:11:57 -0700 | green-news

Agriculture experts have struggled to find the source of genetically altered wheat growing in Oregon as uncertainty has spread in world markets over the integrity of the US supply. South Korea became the first nation to stop importing millions of...
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Posted by: Adrian Holman

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-05-27 22:25:02 -0700 | green-news

Before you go to any Memorial Day ceremonies, check out the US national weather forecast below and dress accordingly. Monday, May 27, 2013 (Degrees are in Fahrenheit.) East: New York, NY: Mainly clear. 74/50. Boston, MA: Mostly Clear and breezy....
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Posted by: RaulDeSouza

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-05-24 08:23:53 -0700 | green-news

People mainly from Africa and Asia are eating more than 1900 species of insects and this is a good sign according to a report released by the U.N this week. This report, released by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization...
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Breaking News: President Obama wants clean energy and battery powered cars within a decade
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-03-22 11:05:52 -0700 | green-news

The visionary in President Barack Obama has come to the forefront yet again – he wants vehicles to be developed that can go from coast to coast without using a drop of oil as reported in nzherald.co.nz of dated 18th...
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Posted by: Adrian Holman

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-03-10 07:00:09 -0700 | green-news

Here is the US national weather forecast for Sunday, March 10, 2013. All weather statistics have been compiled by AccuWeather and all degrees are in Fahrenheit. Start your week off right by checking out the forecast below. East: New York,...
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Posted by: CleanWaveGroup

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-03-06 20:31:48 -0800 | green-news

CleanWave Group, llc, a business development and strategic advisory firm, welcomes sustainable packaging specialist Cathrijn Haveman. Ms. Haveman is based in Washington, DC and will be a valued part of CleanWave Group. “Cathrijn Haveman has been involved with important work...
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Breaking News: BP given largest criminal fine in US history for Deepwater Horizon disaster
   
Posted by: arkar

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2012-11-17 22:31:42 -0800 | green-news

2010 saw one of the worst ecological disasters in history as the largest oil spill ever, the Deepwater Horizon disaster, saw millions of gallons of crude oil released into the Gulf of Mexico, causing widespread ecological ruin that, to this...
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Breaking News: Global warming: Marine life critically threatened by ocean acidification
   
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2012-10-24 19:40:17 -0700 | green-news

On Monday, Congress was called on by a leading environmental organization to address the increasing threat to sea life that has been caused by decades of warming ocean temperatures and C02 pollution. The action by Center for Biological Diversity included...
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Breaking News: US to see higher crop prices as it experiences worst drought in decades
   
Posted by: arkar

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2012-07-22 10:26:32 -0700 | green-news

In what has been described as the worst drought in the United States since the 1950s, the US Department of Agriculture has warned that because of the extraordinary circumstances crop prices are most likely to increase. On Monday it was...
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Posted by: Adrian Holman

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2012-07-27 12:53:37 -0700 | green-news

US Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) released a new video this week called the 'Great Lakes Dirty Dozen.' This video lists the top 12 cities that pollute the Great Lakes. Last year, over 24 billion gallons of waste was dumped into...
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