1/11/11 Top Environmental News Worldwide

It's 1/11/11 and these are today's top Eco news worldwide.


2010 hottest year on record for Canada: report

National temperatures across Canada exceeded the average by 3 degrees
Celsius (37.4 Fahrenheit), which made 2010 the hottest year in the country,
according to
Environment Canada’s 2010 report.

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Sen. Yudichak Named Minority Chair Senate Environmental Committee

Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne) was named Minority Chair of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee this week.

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UK News:
Dept of Environment to lose 300 jobs

Three hundred jobs are expected to be removed at the Department of the
Environment over the next four years.

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Scotland News: Fife eco-festival shelved for a year
Scotland's biggest eco-festival has been
shelved this year after becoming too

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London News: Eco-spy Mark Kennedy exposed after he quit the Met

An undercover policeman who infiltrated eco-activists was exposed after he resigned from the force and began working for a private security firm, it emerged today.

undercover police officer Mark Kennedy

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How eco-friendly is desalination?

Climate-change scientists say that rising sea levels endanger our fresh-water supply. You've explained why conserving freshwater matters, but what if we run out of the stuff? Can we just turn to desalination?

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News: Birds Fall From Sky In California, Thousands Of Dead Fish Found In Chicago

Over 100 birds were found dead along a California highway this past weekend, and thousands of dead fish were reported along Chicago's lakefront prior to that. A smaller incident of around 30 dead birds was also reported in Missouri.


Birds Fall From Sky


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