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Ocean Acidification Intensifies

Ocean acidification may cause dramatic changes to phytoplankton. Study finds many species may die out and others may migrate significantly as ocean acidification intensifies. Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office July 20, 2015. Oceans have absorbed up to 30 percent of human-made carbon dioxide around the world, storing dissolved carbon for hundreds…
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Atlantic Strong : nj DEP Adopts Dangerous Coastal (CAFRA ) Rules – putting our Coast, First Responders, at Risk

ATLANTIC STRONG: The nj Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has just adopted the new Coastal Area rules. These rules open up our coasts for more development without the consideration of sea level rise, putting more people in harm’s way. There is no program to do resiliency or restore natural systems. Instead…
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4 Dead in Maine Cabin / Ran Gas Generator In Home

Four Massachusetts residents died from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning inside a cabin Friday night in Byron, Maine, according to investigators. The father of 21-year-old Brooke Wakelin of Attleboro and 18-year-old Matthew Wakelin of Mansfield arrived Friday night at a cabin at the Coos Canyon Campground to find them, their two…
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74% Increase for Globe’s Billionaire Selective News; News Subscribers to Surf Away

A few thoughts on the Globe’s digital rate hike. CommonWealth Magazine editor Bruce Mohl reports that The Boston Globe is about toincrease its digital-only subscription rate by 74 percent — from $ to $ a week, or about $1 a day. As I told Bruce for a follow-up, it’s a bold…
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Rhode Island Beach Evacuated After Possible Explosion

A beach in Narragansett, Rhode Island, was evacuated around 12 Saturday after a possible explosion occurred, injuring one person. necn A spokesperson for the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management told NECN affiliate WJAR that witnesses reported an explosion just after 11:15 on Salty Brine State Beach. Witnesses said that as a…
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MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES FREE SUNSCREEN DISPENSERS COMING TO BOSTON PARKS

BOSTON - Thursday, June 25, 2015 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a joint partnership with the Melanoma Foundation of New England (MFNE), Make Big Change (MBC) and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department to provide free sunscreen dispensers in public parks in the city of Boston.   Boston…
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CREWS TO CLEAR BOSTON’S PUBLIC SPACES OF HAZARDOUS, DISCARDED NEEDLES

BOSTON- Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -  Health and Human Services and the Boston Public Health Commission in announcing the Mobile Sharps Collection Team (MSCT), a new program, dispatching a crew to properly handle loose, sharp needles. In addition, Citizens Connect now has this new feature, which allows citizens to file…
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