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The Endling: Watching a species vanish in real time
Friday June 08th 2018, 9:50 PM

On the frontlines of extinction in the Gulf of California, where the vaquita faces its final days.

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Britain has gone nine days without wind power
Friday June 08th 2018, 11:36 AM

Britain’s gone nine days with almost no wind generation, and forecasts show the calm conditions persisting for another two weeks.

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U.S. coastal flooding breaks records as sea level rises, NOAA Report Shows
Friday June 08th 2018, 11:27 AM

The frequency of high-tide flooding has doubled in 30 years. Some cities faced more than 20 days of it in the past year, and not just during hurricanes.

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No wonder Scott Pruitt wanted a Chick-fil-A franchise: They’re both on missions from God
Friday June 08th 2018, 11:03 AM

“To glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to us.”

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American cities are failing on sustainable development
Friday June 08th 2018, 10:58 AM

For the second year in a row, a ranking of how 100 U.S. cities are performing on reaching the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals shows them lagging behind–especially on gender, poverty, and inequality.

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FoodLab Detroit is helping create a food system by and for people of color
Friday June 08th 2018, 10:51 AM

A new project in the Motor City is developing a model of equitable, sustainable, cooperative, community-driven food production.

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Did Disneyland try to sink a bill protecting workers from lead poisoning?
Friday June 08th 2018, 10:46 AM

Why would Disneyland, which hosts thousands of kids every day, be part of an effort to defeat a bill that simply requires reporting of blood-lead levels high enough to produce heart disease and serious brain disorders?

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Tests: Toxic metals near sand mine spill
Friday June 08th 2018, 10:41 AM

tate officials found elevated levels of toxic heavy metals near a frack sand mine spill that sent millions of gallons of sludge into a tributary, carrying it downstream into the Mississippi River.

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Canadian company testing system to convert carbon dioxide into fuel
Friday June 08th 2018, 10:34 AM

While Carbon Engineering’s $4 (U.S.) price point is about 40 per cent higher than fossil fuels, it may be competitive in markets like California that require cleaner low-carbon fuels.

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To get people to go green, ‘never start with climate change’
Friday June 08th 2018, 10:30 AM

In a polarised world, where many people stick firmly to beliefs rooted in their politics, finding common ground is the way to begin

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Pennsylvania to require gas drillers to reduce air pollution
Friday June 08th 2018, 10:24 AM

Pennsylvania will begin enforcing tougher air pollution standards on its booming natural gas industry

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What is your gut telling you? Exploring the role of the microbiome in gut–brain signaling
Friday June 08th 2018, 10:16 AM

Humans have speculated about the connection between the brain and the gut for a long time. What scientists are now finding out.

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