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Experts on rare and threatened species issue a warning that lemurs and slipper orchids are at risk of widespread extinction.
A town lies in ruins after twisters touched down in northeastern Nebraska on Monday.
New research suggests that volcanoes and other geothermal refuges may have sheltered life in Antarctica during glacial periods.
More people are eating local and organic foods, but the planetary diet still is not sustainable.
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Nicaragua's proposed canal threatens vital forests and wetlands, warn experts.
A New Jersey-size dead zone may put a chokehold on the Gulf of Mexico this summer, according to a forecast released this week.
Spraying particles of titanium dioxide via balloons could help scatter enough sunlight to reduce global temperatures, a scientist says.
The Sierra Club and others are urging companies to procure fuel from refineries that don't use oil sands crude.
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