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Sunshine is making Deepwater Horizon oil stick around
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:39 PM

Sunlight created oxygen-rich oil by-products that are still hanging around eight years after the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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Scientists in survival mode
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:33 PM

After a disastrous hurricane season, scientists in the storms’ pathways struggle to return to work.

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Extreme fire danger forces rare shutdown of national forests in West
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:28 PM

Much of the U.S. West is experiencing some level of drought and the Four Corners region is at the center of a large patch of exceptional drought.

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Israel to top up Sea of Galilee after years of drought
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:26 PM

The shrinking Sea of Galilee, the inland lake where Christians believe Jesus walked on water, is to be topped up with desalinated seawater.

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Climate change could lead to major crop failures in world’s biggest corn regions
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:24 PM

Two new studies looking at corn and vegetables warn of a rising risk of food shocks and malnutrition with unchecked global warming.

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An unapproved, genetically modified cotton seed is being planted across India
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:23 PM

Indian farmers are planting unapproved, genetically modified cotton seeds created by the agrochemical giant Monsanto, violating environmental laws and risking arrest.

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Gulf fish populations among those shifting in response to climate change
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:21 PM

Fish species are sensitive to water temperature and, as climate change warms ocean waters, their geographic distribution is changing.

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A third of the world’s ‘protected’ areas are under threat
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:21 PM

Six million square kilometers are under intense pressure from human activity.

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DNC to reject fossil fuel company donations
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:17 PM

The Democratic National Committee will no longer accept campaign donations from fossil fuel companies.

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Californians turn to U.S. for money that environmental groups say doesn’t do enough
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:16 PM

The state has seen some of its driest and wettest seasons over the past three years.

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Why this restaurant chain is in the farming business
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:12 PM

Dig Inn serves a lot of produce. The farm it operates in upstate New York helps it grow some of it–but also gives the company a better understanding of the struggles and needs of the many other farmers it works with.

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Steve Milloy doesn’t like ‘climate bedwetters’
Tuesday June 12th 2018, 10:10 PM

Climate change. Secondhand smoke. Air pollution. There’s a growing body of science showing that humans are threatened by all three. Policymakers have spent years crafting public health protections based on that research. Steve Milloy just sees junk to debunk.

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