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Australians want government to focus on renewables even if it costs more: Poll.

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A success story in eco conservation

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The cheap energy revolution is here, and coal won’t cut it.

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Compensation of ocean acidification effects in Arctic phytoplankton assemblages

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A breakthrough for Australia’s fish

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Study questions ability of trees to store more carbon as CO2 levels rise.

March 7 (UPI) -- Some scientists have argued rising carbon levels will boost tree growth, and thus allow forests to store more carbon, but...

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