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Acid in the ocean? FL reefs swallow bitter pill of carbon pollution

MIAMI – This weekend, thousands of people will enjoy Florida’s beaches, but many may not realize the saltwater they’re swimming in is becoming …

Bonnie Holmes-Gen: On Pollution and Air Quality in America

<i> <br>Bonnie Holmes-Gen is the Senior Director for Policy and Advocacy at the American Lung Association in California (ALAC). At the ALA, Ms. Holmes-Gen</i> …

Pollution

More than 40 environmental groups gathered in Orlando to declare war on water degradation

A driving concern among participants is that most parts of the state have examples of badly degraded waters, but few Floridians understand that water …

California Shale Oil Bonanza Suffers Major Setback

If you were celebrating U.S. energy independence, you can blow the candles out, for now. If you were a Californian clicking your heels at having …

Fracking Bust: Recoverable Monterey Shale Oil Reserves Slashed by Whopping 96%

New information released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) suggests that fracking in America is more bust than boom. The …

Natural Gas

Scotland 'has modest reserves' of shale gas and oil

<b>Scotland has only a "modest amount" of shale gas and oil, according to a new study.</b><p>The British Geological Survey report was commissioned to assess the potential reserves of fuel in Scotland.<p>It estimates there are 80 trillion cubic feet of shale gas in central Scotland and six billion barrels of …

Oil & Gas Industry

Samsung exec admits Galaxy Gear smartwatch 'lacks something special'

In an unusual bout of frankness, a Samsung official has acknowledged that the Galaxy Gear smartwatch lacks, you know, whatever the Korean is for <i>je ne sais quoi</i>. As reported by the <i>Korea Times</i>, the unnamed official said:<p>"We've acknowledged that our Gear lacks something special. With more investment …

Google’s same-day delivery service launches for Bay Area shoppers

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Google Shopping Express (s GOOG), the tech giant’s same-day delivery service, is now officially open for …

More Than Meets the Eye

Inside Flipboard / September 17, 2013<p>With today’s release, Flipboard is ready for iOS 7, the re-envisioned version of Apple’s mobile operating …

Australian education minister admits Aboriginal children 'treated like rubbish'

An Australian education minister has admitted Aborigines are being "treated like rubbish" and attend “appalling” schools, including one where the annual excursion is a several hundred mile trip to McDonald’s.<p>Adrian Piccoli, whose state of New South Wales has the largest number of Aboriginal …

Australia