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Earth has lost a third of arable land in past 40 years, scientists say

Earth has lost a third of arable land in past 40 years, scientists say

OLIVER MILMAN / THE GUARDIAN - The world has lost a third of its arable land due to erosion or pollution in the past 40 years, with potentially disastrous consequences 

Opponents protest that proposed pipeline threatens state preserved open space

Opponents protest that proposed pipeline threatens state preserved open space

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The latest natural-gas pipeline project proposed to skirt through parts of New Jersey is uniting conservationists [go to article]

Most of pollution payout to NJ in lawsuit spoken for

Most of pollution payout to NJ in lawsuit spoken for

SCOTT FALLON / THE RECORD - From $4 million to excavate mercury in the Meadowlands to $1 billion for dredging PCBs from the Hudson River [go to article]

Russia and Ukraine likely to block huge Antarctic marine reserve

Russia and Ukraine likely to block huge Antarctic marine reserve

KARL MATHIESEN / GUARDIAN - ssia and Ukraine look likely to block [go to article]

Northeast drilling boom threatens forest wildlife

Northeast drilling boom threatens forest wildlife

KEVIN BEGOS / AP / NJ HERALD - Hawks swoop in [go to article]

EPA report: More than half nation’s rivers in poor shape

EPA report: More than half nation’s rivers in poor shape

DINA CAPPIELLO / AP / WASHINGTON POST - More than half [go to article]

The global farmland rush

The global farmland rush

MICHAEL KUGELMAN / NY TIMES - Over the last decade, as populations have [go to article]