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Portland Pipe submits federal report in review

A new study published by the National Academy of Sciences says some environmentalists may be overstating fears about the corrosive effects of tar sands oil on pipelines like the one across northern New England. Full story

Environmentalists urge Mass. ban on "fracking"

Environmentalists are pressing Massachusetts lawmakers to back a bill that would ban the practice of fracking in the state. Full story

Legal battle rages over pipeline to thirsty Vegas

Environmentalists, ranchers, tribes and religious leaders are banding together to make their latest pitch in state court in Ely to scuttle a 263-mile pipeline plan to carry billions of gallons of water to Las Vegas from rural counties along the Nevada-Utah line. Full story

6 Surprising Environmentalists

There was a time, not very long ago, when it was safe to be a politician who supported environmental causes — even among conservative Republicans. Full story

Tough decision on controversial pipeline looms for President Obama

   Strategists Steve McMahon and Chris Wilson discuss the politics of the Keystone Pipeline that pits environmentalists against big labor unions -- two of the President's biggest supporters.

Fiona, Felix and Flynn return to the wild

   Peruvian environmentalists released three sea lions back into the wild on Saturday. The animals had been undergoing rehabilitation after being rescued three months ago. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

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  Meteorologists and global warming

Up host Chris Hayes asks leading environmentalist Bill McKibben why so many TV meteorologists are global warming skeptics.

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Policemen guard at the Gezi park of Taksim Square in Istanbul, Sunday, July 7, 2013. The park has been sealed off since June 15, when police routed environmentalists who occupied it amid around three weeks of widespread demonstrations against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.