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April 2016

AP interview: Ice wall at Fukushima is not water-tight


Japanese officials activated a portion of the mile-long ice wall built around the Fukushima Daiichi power plant several weeks ago in an effort to stop groundwater from reaching the reactors.

Source: AP interview: Ice wall at Fukushima is not water-tight

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City of Vancouver sells rain barrels to save drinking water


With water restrictions starting in two weeks, the City of Vancouver is selling rainwater collection barrels. The city is advising residents to use the rainwater on their gardens.

Source: City of Vancouver sells rain barrels to save drinking water

Op-Ed: Another chicken recall due to plastic and rubber pieces


Foster Poultry Farms of Farmerville, Louisiana is recalling approximately 220,450 pounds of fully-cooked frozen chicken breast nuggets that may be contaminated with pieces of plastic and rubber.

Source: Op-Ed: Another chicken recall due to plastic and rubber pieces

Nanoparticles present a sustainable way to grow crops


With the world’s population soon expected to reach eight billion, scientists have been working to find a way to produce enough food to feed all those hungry mouths. A team of engineers has found a way to do this using nanoparticles.

Source: Nanoparticles present a sustainable way to grow crops

Daytime cooking ban in parts of India as heat claims more lives


With the sweltering heat in India claiming over 300 lives in April, officials said on Friday that daytime cooking will be banned in some parts of the drought-stricken country in an attempt to prevent accidental fires that have claimed 80 lives.

Source: Daytime cooking ban in parts of India as heat claims more lives

Op-Ed: Arches National Park latest victim of ignorant graffiti vandals


An investigation is underway at Arches National Park in Utah after graffiti, etched so deep it will be almost impossible to remove, was found on the famed red rock arch.

Source: Op-Ed: Arches National Park latest victim of ignorant graffiti vandals

Climate change alert: Ocean oxygen levels are starting to drop


Climate change is not only a major issue in the world today, but we are beginning to experience the results of the change at a seemingly alarming rate.

Source: Climate change alert: Ocean oxygen levels are starting to drop

Potentially dangerous parasite found in Canada’s far North


Scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center have released their finding on an outbreak of intestinal illnesses in 10 indigenous villages between April 2013 and 2014 in Canada’s far North.

Source: Potentially dangerous parasite found in Canada’s far North

Treetop walkway at UK Arboretum lets you get up close with nature


Visitors to the Westonbirt Arboretum in the UK will be getting a different perspective on nature, now that the Arboretum’s new treetop walkway has opened.

Source: Treetop walkway at UK Arboretum lets you get up close with nature

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