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Climate Change Puts Red Sox’ Fenway Park at Risk

BOSTON, Massachusetts, October 30, 2013 (ENS) – Boston’s 101-year-old Fenway Park – where the World Series was won by the Boston Red Sox tonight for the first time since 1918 – is at increased risk of flooding due to climate change, warns the National Wildlife Federation. […]

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Sandy Anniversary Brings Federal Grants, Resiliency Upgrades

NEW YORK, New York, October 29, 2013 (ENS) – Today, on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell launched a $100 million Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program. Up and down the Atlantic coast, local officials are taking stock of recovery efforts and resiliency upgrades to prepare for future storms. […]

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Analysis: Waterworld USA: Climate Harming Regional Waters

HOBOKEN, New Jersey, October 29, 2013 (ENS) – Rising temperatures and shifting, capricious precipitation patterns are affecting where, when, and how much water fills America’s rivers, lakes, and reservoirs, and how water is absorbed to replenish groundwater reserves – putting tremendous pressure on communities and businesses who compete for that water. […]


Real Food Short Film Contest Offers Cash Prizes

SAN FRANCISCO, California, October 28, 2013 (ENS) – The Real Food Media Film Contest, a new competition seeking short films about sustainable food and farming, is welcoming entries. The contest invites aspiring filmmakers to create 30-second to four-minute films in one of four styles: documentary, advocacy, experimental, or wildcard. […]

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Children in Developing Countries Exposed to Toxic Lead Paint

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 23, 2013 (ENS) – Pregnant mothers and young children in the developing world are still exposed to “astonishingly high and dangerous levels of lead” through unsafe paints, finds a study by the UN Environment Programme, released Tuesday during the International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action. […]

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Climate Change to Cause ‘Massive’ Ocean Damage by 2100

HONOLULU, Hawaii, October 18, 2013 (ENS) – By the year 2100, about 98 percent of the oceans will be affected by acidification, warming temperatures, low oxygen, or lack of biological productivity, and most areas will be hit by a multitude of these stressors, finds a new study of the impacts of climate change on the world’s ocean systems. […]