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From friends to strangers: The decline of the Irrawaddy dolphin
Monday November 20th 2017, 11:38 PM

The proposed Sambor Dam on the Mekong River’s mainstream would catalyze the extinction of the remaining dolphin population and have disastrous consequences for many other fish species, as well as the communities that depend on them.

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Scientists predict tree death from drought in California’s Sierra Nevadas
Monday November 20th 2017, 11:23 PM

As the world heads toward more frequent and severe droughts, forests will increasingly suffer from water scarcity. In this scenario, finding ways to predict how trees will respond to water stress is becoming increasingly important.

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Is NASA nominee Jim Bridenstine ready to tackle climate change?
Monday November 20th 2017, 10:27 PM

Jim Bridenstine faces a hostile GOP on climate—but he also needs to build cred with NASA scientists.

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The hydroponic, robotic future of farming in greenhouses
Monday November 20th 2017, 10:21 PM

In a Silicon Valley office park, a startup is developing a system that could automate greenhouse farming and help feed the world.

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Pioneering climate fund for developing world gets a boost at U.N. talks
Monday November 20th 2017, 9:53 PM

The Adaptation Fund secured its future under the Paris Agreement and exceeded its 2017 fundraising target in Bonn

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2.5 million Yemenis now lack access to clean water
Monday November 20th 2017, 9:51 PM

Since April, some 940,768 people in Yemen have been infected with cholera, a water-borne disease

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Behind a one-time skeptic’s climate ‘flip’
Monday November 20th 2017, 7:18 PM

Jerry Taylor of the Niskanen Center, for 23 years a thorn in side of climate scientists, spells out how he came to accept scientific evidence and the economic rationale for action.

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Nebraska approves path for controversial Keystone XL pipeline
Monday November 20th 2017, 6:04 PM

The Nebraska Public Service Commission voted 3-2 Monday to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to cross the state. The decision is a key step toward the completion of the Keystone Pipeline network.

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Danger endures in Wine Country as fight shifts from fires to mudslides
Monday November 20th 2017, 2:37 PM

When last month’s deadly wildfires chased Jonathan Umholtz and his family from their Sonoma County home for 16 days, the disruption seemed endless. It turns out, that was just the beginning.

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Orca quandary: Other protected species are eating their food in Puget Sound
Monday November 20th 2017, 2:21 PM

Marine mammals on the U.S. West Coast are now so numerous they are taking more chinook salmon than fishermen, posing a new threat for Puget Sound’s critically endangered killer whales.

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Life in the shadows of Louisville’s industry
Monday November 20th 2017, 2:03 PM

Louisville’s signature industries, including whiskey and chemical processing, drive the city’s economy, but they also have unwelcome effects on the communities that live near them.

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Nebraska regulators expect to rule on Keystone XL pipeline
Monday November 20th 2017, 2:00 PM

The pipeline that would run from Canada to Nebraska has the support of President Trump, but has been opposed for years by some Nebraska landowners.

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