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Scott Pruitt Says 'Unrelenting Attacks' Led To His Resignation

Scott Pruitt Says 'Unrelenting Attacks' Led To His Resignation Andrew Wheeler , I have not had any contact with Mr. Wheeler since he became Deputy Administrator of the U.S. EPA and, as such, we are unable to provide any further comment". Just last week an activist confronted Pruitt and called on him to resign as he was eating at a tea house in Washington. Pruitt's tenure at the EPA was rocky from the start. [Full Article...]

Hawaii to ban popular sunscreen brands to protect coral reefs

Hawaii to ban popular sunscreen brands to protect coral reefs During the signing ceremony , Ige said the state also needs to fight invasive species, pollution from land runoff and climate change to protect the reefs. Their primary concern hinges upon the theory that providing people with fewer sunscreen choices may lead to fewer people using sunscreen which in turn would lead to more cases of skin cancer. [Full Article...]

Embryos grown in lab may pull white rhinos back from the brink

Embryos grown in lab may pull white rhinos back from the brink Details of their experiment are published in the journal Nature Communications on July 4. In vitro fertilization is used in the cattle industry to breed more robust herds, and a Cape buffalo was conceived through IVF for the first time in 2016. [Full Article...]

U.S. border patrol boat strayed into Canadian waters chasing migrants: fishermen

U.S. border patrol boat strayed into Canadian waters chasing migrants: fishermen Stephanie Malin, a spokeswoman for CBP, says that the Border Patrol has routinely patrolled "within the water boundaries of the United States" for decades and that such enforcement operations are soundly within the agency's jurisdiction. Machias Seal Island is located off Cutler, Maine, about 200 miles (320 kilometres) up the coast from Portland. It's not known how many of those were fishing vesse... [Full Article...]

Who Is Andrew Wheeler, Trump's New EPA Chief?

Who Is Andrew Wheeler, Trump's New EPA Chief? Mr Trump's long-serving adviser Hope Hicks quit her role as White House communications director in February, while the president's chief strategist Steve Bannon left his post last August. "The Trump EPA continues to undo critical health protections that safeguard our communities from unsafe chemicals and ensure Americans have safe drinking water and clean air". [Full Article...]

Canada's Ontario government scraps cap-and

Canada's Ontario government scraps cap-and Ford spokesperson Simon Jeffries said in a statement that "the previous government attempted to institute a cap on ticket re-sales with no way to enforce that cap, resulting in less consumer protection". And Brooks also brings up the issue of formally notifying Ontario's partners in the Western Climate Initiative (WCI). "We know that the premier. promised to get rid of cap and trade and we under... [Full Article...]

‘Hunter becomes the hunted’: Lions eat poachers on South Africa reserve

‘Hunter becomes the hunted’: Lions eat poachers on South Africa reserve At least three suspected poachers have been mauled to death and eaten by lions after breaking into a wildlife reserve in South Africa . Officials searched for more possible missing poachers in the area but none were found. However, this time the hunters became the hunted, when they got in the way of the resident lion pride. Fox said he suspected more than one person was attacked by the lions ... [Full Article...]

The Century's Longest Lunar Eclipse Will Shroud the Moon This Month

The Century's Longest Lunar Eclipse Will Shroud the Moon This Month This month will also witness Blood Moon 2018 which is touted to be century's longest total lunar eclipse . That means anyone who is on the side of the earth that is experiencing nighttime will be able to see the lunar eclipse whereas a solar eclipse can only be seen by the people who are where the moon's shadow falls. [Full Article...]


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