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The Paris Climate Accords: A Break Through or a Break Down?

While many are celebrating the Paris accord’s efforts to halt climate change, the question ...

Squashing Our History: Can We Bring Back Species From Ancient Times?

Growing heirloom and even ancient seeds isn’t just a foodie pastime; someday, these ancient ...

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Major Nicaraguan Volcano Ends A Century of Silence

An iconic Nicaraguan volcano erupts for the first time in over a century. How ...

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The Call of the Wild Comes at a Distinct Cost.

[DIGEST: AAAS, New York Times, Motherboard] New research suggests that, as with humans, some female ...

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Your Sunscreen is Slowly Killing the Ocean’s Coral Reefs

DIGEST [NPR, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, Smithsonian, EWG] A key ingredient in many ...

Bananas Are Going Extinct and Here’s Why.

[DIGEST: CNN, Food World News, io9] This Isn’t the First Time Bananas Have Been Threatened ...