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October 2016

Next president must act fast on Colorado River water supply cuts


The next president of the U.S., whoever it may be, will have to act fast to help the Colorado River continue serving millions of city-dwellers, farmers, Indian tribes and recreational users in the Southwestern U.S.

Source: Next president must act fast on Colorado River water supply cuts

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The unique venom of this snake could one day ease your pain


One of the world’s most beautiful and venomous snakes may hold the key to improved pain management in humans. South-East Asia’s Long-glanded Blue Coral Snake has a venom that works unlike the venom found in other snakes.

Source: The unique venom of this snake could one day ease your pain

Canada named Lonely Planet’s top travel destination for 2017


Canada, our neighbor to the north has been given the great honor of being named the Number 1 country to visit in 2017 by the world’s top-rated travel magazine, Lonely Planet.

Source: Canada named Lonely Planet’s top travel destination for 2017

Extreme cold weather – Blame climate change effects on jet stream


Scientists from both sides of the aisle now agree for the first time that climate change may be intensifying the effects of the jet stream, bringing extremes of cold winter weather to the U.S. and U.K.

Source: Extreme cold weather – Blame climate change effects on jet stream

Exxon 3rd quarter profits fall 38 percent on lower oil prices


ExxonMobil continues to suffer as the company rides out the oil slump that began in mid-2014. On Friday, the American oil behemoth said income fell 38 percent to $2.65 billion.

Source: Exxon 3rd quarter profits fall 38 percent on lower oil prices

Freshwater algae toxins found in San Francisco Bay shellfish


Scientists have detected high levels of the freshwater algae toxin, microcystin, in shellfish in San Francisco Bay. Although coastal waters are monitored for toxins produced by marine algae, they are not routinely tested for freshwater algae toxins.

Source: Freshwater algae toxins found in San Francisco Bay shellfish

India’s Drug industry fights antibiotic pollution claims by media


The head of one of India’s drug industry lobby groups spoke out Thursday, saying media reports linking pollution in some lakes and rivers to factories making antibiotics is wrong, insisting the drug industry is in compliance with environmental rules.

Source: India’s Drug industry fights antibiotic pollution claims by media

Australia Climate report – Hotter and drier as Earth warms


Australia has been through some very extreme weather over the past few years, and according to the latest State of the Climate report released on Thursday, the continent will only experience more of the same because of climate change.

Source: Australia Climate report – Hotter and drier as Earth warms

The HY4 – A plane that runs on fuel cells and emits only water


The HY4 – A plane that runs on fuel cells and emits only water

Source: The HY4 – A plane that runs on fuel cells and emits only water

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