Sunday, 6 October 2013

Diesel Exhaust Stops Honeybees from Finding the Flowers They Want to Forage

Science News 


Exposure to common air pollutants found in diesel exhaust pollution can affect the ability of honeybees to recognize floral odours, new University of Southampton research shows. Details here.

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The Government of Canadaʼs Legacy of Contamination in Northern Saskatchewan Watersheds

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Beaverlodge Lake, a 57 square kilometer water body, and three other watersheds in northern Saskatchewan are seriously contaminated with uranium and selenium. Details here.

Related: Uranium City - a Legacy of Cancer.

Climate Breakdown

by George Monbiot - The Guardian
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How governments bemoan the problem but keep stoking the fires. Details here.