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Many drivers of antibiotic consumption are grounded in human medicine. However, antibiotic use in veterinary medicine and for growth promotion and disease prevention in agriculture, aquaculture, and horticulture is also a major contributing variable,” said Laxminarayan. “The very low antibiotic resistance observed in polar bears on the isolated Arctic archipelago of Svalbard supports our theory that the higher resistance found in animals living closer to human settlements is rooted in the anthropogenic use of antibiotics. Global effort is needed to keep antibiotics working | Princeton Journal Watch
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Royal Thai Navy personnel work to clean up a major oil slick on Ao Phrao beach on the island of Ko Samet on July 30. The spill, which came from a pipeline leak, resulted in a major oil slick that coated a beach on the popular tourist island in a national park.
via Foreign Policy

Royal Thai Navy personnel work to clean up a major oil slick on Ao Phrao beach on the island of Ko Samet on July 30. The spill, which came from a pipeline leak, resulted in a major oil slick that coated a beach on the popular tourist island in a national park.

via Foreign Policy

Thursday, August 1, 2013
The Danish Meteorological Institute is reporting that on Tuesday, July 30, the mercury rose to 25.9 C (78.6 F) at a station in Greenland, the highest temperature measured in the Arctic country since records began in 1958 Greenland soars to its highest temperature ever recorded, almost 80 degrees F.
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China is the world’s largest CO2 emitter and produces around a quarter of global carbon emissions. But according to the new study, which used more than a decade of official Chinese data, China’s carbon emissions could be 20% higher than previously thought. It says the emission discrepancy in 2010 is equivalent to about 5% of the total global output (in 2008). Warmed-up numbers: China may be severely under-reporting its carbon emissions
The new Happy Planet Index results show the extent to which 151 countries across the globe produce long, happy and sustainable lives for the people that live in them.  The overall index scores rank countries based on their efficiency, how many long and happy lives each produces per unit of environmental output.

The new Happy Planet Index results show the extent to which 151 countries across the globe produce long, happy and sustainable lives for the people that live in them.  The overall index scores rank countries based on their efficiency, how many long and happy lives each produces per unit of environmental output.

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