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Anna The Anaconda Gives 'Virgin Birth' At New England Aquarium
The mother snake produced two thriving offspring -- and she didn't need a male to do it.
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Fighting Rising Tides, Coastal Towns Turn To Humble Oysters To Save Their Land And Their Culture
Pam Radtke Russell
How restaurants' old oyster shells are helping to save Louisiana's sacred tribal lands.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
How Bad Are Disposable Razors For The Environment?
Plastic razors are a regular part of so many people's grooming routines. But are they just as bad for the planet as plastic straws?
House And Senate Reach $19 Billion Deal On Disaster Aid, Senators Say
The bill has President Donald Trump's support, senators from both parties said.
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Zoo Forced To Euthanize Flamingo After Child Hits It With Rock
A spokesman for the Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois, said it is working with the kid's family to "move forward."
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Lawsuits Against Pig Farms Are So Successful That These States Want To Stop Them
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At least nine states have enacted or considered a “right to farm” this year.
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Why I Believe We’ll Achieve A Circular Economy
Managing Editor, Sustainable Brands
It's not all about the packaging, but it's a very good start.
Supreme Court Sides With Native American Hunter As Neil Gorsuch Joins Liberal Justices
By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters
An 1868 treaty between the Crow Tribe and U.S. government remains in effect, the high court ruled.
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A Shocking Amount Of Plastic Is Burned Every Second: Report
Throwing plastic trash into open fires releases chemicals that are highly toxic to humans.
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Dozens Of Starved Gray Whales Are Washing Up All Along The West Coast
"Is this the harbinger of things to come?” one ecologist asked.
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How America Is Sabotaging The Global War On Plastic Waste
Most nations have banded together to tackle the crisis, but the U.S. keeps undermining their efforts.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Change Deniers
The Environmental Protection Agency is being run by several climate change skeptics — including Andrew Wheeler, the current head of the organization.
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Trump Administration Renews Controversial Wilderness Mine Leases For Ivanka's Landlord
Environmentalists fear the risky operation by a subsidiary of the Chilean mining company Antofagasta will destroy public lands in Minnesota.
How Postwar Advertisements Got Us Hooked On Single-Use Plastics
Since World War II, mass-produced items like plastic cups and plates have been targeted toward average consumers. Now, we’re hooked on them.
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Plastics Aren’t Just Polluting — They’re Making Climate Change Worse
But it's not too late to act, according to a new report.
Jay Inslee Unveils $9 Trillion Climate Jobs Plan To Cut Emissions And Bolster Unions
Alexander C. Kaufman
The 15,000-word document includes proposals to rapidly decarbonize, create 8 million jobs and revitalize the labor movement by repealing right-to-work laws.
How Postwar Ads Got Us Hooked On 'Disposable' Single-Use Plastic
After World War II, brands encouraged a throwaway culture that's now drowning the world in trash.
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Acting FAA Chief Says Boeing Could Soon Submit Software Fix For 737 Max Planes
By David Shepardson, Reuters
Boeing has been working on an update for its aircrafts after two 737 Max planes crashed in recent months, killing all on board.
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Should Tribal Nations Use Treaties To Hold The Feds Accountable For Climate Change?
By Anna V. Smith, High Country News
U.S. courts rarely favor environmental protections as a right — except when it comes to tribes expressing their treaty rights.
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Are Plastic, Paper Or Reusable Bags Better For The Environment?
If you bring a tote bag to the grocery store, you're not necessarily saving the planet.
Bayer Must Pay $2 Billion To Couple In Roundup Cancer Trial
By Tina Bellon, Reuters
In litigation against the company, a California jury awarded the plaintiffs who said they contracted cancer from the weed killer.
Mercedes Maker Sets A New Standard For Auto Industry Climate Targets, Yet Still Falls Short
Alexander C. Kaufman
Daimler said its cars will be carbon neutral by 2039 — about a decade past the year scientists say the transportation sector needs to decarbonize.
Joe Biden Looks To Revive Obama's Climate Plan. Scientists Say That's Not Good Enough.
Alexander C. Kaufman
The 2020 Democratic candidate's plan to tackle the climate crisis, which he’s called an “existential” threat, reportedly includes a role for fossil fuels.
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Salmon Catch Is Falling For This Alaskan Village. Will A Big Military Exercise Make It Worse?
By Ryan Wichelns, High Country News
Residents of Cordova are worried that chemical contamination, debris, sonar and other effects of the training will harm their fishing ground.
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Tanzania Plans Cable Car For Mount Kilimanjaro
By Nuzulack Dausen, Reuters
Around 50,000 tourists climb Kilimanjaro annually, but a cable car could increase that by 50 percent.
Prague Zoo's New Exhibit Takes A Closer Look At Poop
The excrement exhibit features poop from extinct animals as well as dung from modern-day creatures -- all in various sizes, shapes, textures and colors.
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