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U.S. Capitol
The recent midterm elections could have far-reaching implications for the direction of federal- and state-level environment and energy policy. Chris... Read More
Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo
No one had reported seeing the strange creature – a cross between a bear and a monkey – since before the Great Depression. Then, this past summer, an... Read More
glacier
Stanford scientists have revealed the presence of water stored within a glacier in Greenland, where the rapidly changing ice sheet is a major... Read More
solar panels
The global transition to low-carbon economies is dramatically transforming the investment landscape, especially in the enormous sectors of energy,... Read More
As Hurricane Florence ground its way through North Carolina, it released what might politely be called an excrement storm. Massive hog farm manure... Read More
illustration
As environmental challenges become increasingly complex, the need for broadly focused approaches grows. That calls for an entirely new community to... Read More
bat
Each sunrise in Las Cruces, Costa Rica, River Ingersoll’s field team trekked into the jungle to put the finishing touches on nearly invisible nets. A... Read More
Plastic waste on a beach in Hawaii
Shuddering and unable to breathe, he vomited up five plastic bags. The small pilot whale, found in a Thai canal this past June, is another symptom... Read More

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