May 22, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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DNA damage: The dark side of respiration

Adventitious changes in cellular DNA can endanger the whole organism, as they may lead to life-threatening illnesses like cancer. Researchers now report how byproducts of respiration cause mispairing of subunits in the double helix. Continue reading

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March 12, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Logging debris gives newly planted Douglas-fir forests a leg-up

The downed limbs and other woody debris that are inevitable byproducts of timber harvest could be among the most important components of post-harvest landscapes, according to a new study. Continue reading

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May 9, 2012
by Rebecca Hammer
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Fracking’s Aftermath: Wastewater Disposal Methods Threaten Our Health & Environment

Rebecca Hammer, Project Attorney, Water Program, Washington, DC
A new report released by NRDC today shows that contaminated fracking wastewater is threatening people’s health and the environment, and none of the methods currently … Continue reading

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August 6, 2010
by Reduce
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Where are those tar balls going?

When Mississippi attorney Tim Holleman was approached by furious community officials in Gulfport to stop BP and its contractor from dumping tar balls and oil-stained byproducts into a local landfill, he sent out an e-mail asking if there were alternati… Continue reading

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