16 Aug '11, 3pm

Critical List: A second leak in Shell’s North Sea rig spurting oil; Chinese protest chemical factory:

at the Shell oil platform in the North Sea is proving harder to stop than the first. A Chinese protest against a chemical factory was one of the largest in three years -- at least 12,000 people -- and may herald a shift towards more public action in the country. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is exchanging ideas with leaders in Rio about greening their cities. How our tricksy brains are keeping us from drinking cleaned wastewater : "It is quite difficult to get the cognitive sewage out of the water, even after the real sewage is gone," says one psychologist. Everything you ever wanted to know

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grist.org 16 Aug '11, 12pm

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wwf.org.uk 16 Aug '11, 4pm

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North Sea oil leak biggest in decade, says Britain

channelnewsasia.com 15 Aug '11, 5pm

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treehugger.com 14 Aug '11, 2pm

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treehugger.com 14 Aug '11, 2pm

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Thousands protest over chemical plant in China

channelnewsasia.com 14 Aug '11, 6am

BEIJING: Thousands of protesters faced off with riot police in northeast China on Sunday to demand a chemical plant be rel...

North Sea Oil Spill 'Under Control' only after ...

wdcs.org 16 Aug '11, 2am

North Sea Oil Spill 'Under Control'. Several hundred tonnes of oil could have entered the North Sea after a leak from Shel...

Shell's conditional greenlight on #Arctic drilling is ironic given their current #North Sea oil spill mess

Shell's conditional greenlight on #Arctic drill...

wilderness.org 16 Aug '11, 1pm

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Another Offshore Oil Leak: This Time from Shell

Another Offshore Oil Leak: This Time from Shell

solarfeeds.com 15 Aug '11, 2am

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Critical List: Shell spills oil in the Arctic; ...

grist.org 15 Aug '11, 1pm

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