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Obama Just Named this Symbol of the Prairies Our National Mammal

The American Bison finally gets its due as President Obama signs into law that ...

Lead

Portland’s Schools Have Been Poisoning Kids With Lead. But That’s Not The Worst Part.

Testing of two Portland Public School’s water supply showed dangerous levels of lead. As ...

cost of climate change, climate change economics, cost of 2017 storms, 2017 hurricanes, how expensive is climate change

These Kids Want To Stop Climate Change—So They Sued

A group of youths is suing the federal government for failure to protect against ...

Fukushima Medical Scare Exposes Blind Spot In Post-Radiation Testing

Five years after the Fukushima power plant meltdown, scientists debate whether incidences of thyroid ...

The Fish that Walks Up Waterfalls

A rare cavefish found only in Thailand is the first of its kind to ...

Animals

Facebook Users Trafficking in Endangered Animals

Endangered wildlife traffickers seek potential buyers through Facebook groups. Investigators find sun bears, slow ...

Sea Levels Are Dramatically on the Rise – Are You Ready?

New reports show an unprecedented rise in sea levels, and scientists expect an increase ...

Three Minutes to Save the World: Doomsday Clock Tells of Grim Future

The hands of the Doomsday Clock inch ever closer to midnight, a symbol of ...

The Volcano Warning: Do you Know the Signs?

[DIGEST: Science Daily, IFL Science, BBC] Some volcanoes hem and haw, spew gas, cause ...