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Using amber-filtered bulbs instead of white light attracts fewer bugs

In a tropical rainforest study, 60 percent fewer insects visited traps illuminated in a golden glow. Researchers say the results may be widely applicable.

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Climate change may practically sterilize male insects

Male reproductive damage under heat wave conditions could be contributing to biodiversity declines in the Anthropocene.
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Originals

Bugs are full of our drugs—and they could be getting other critters hooked, too

Insects near streams are taking in loads of pharmaceutical drugs and can pass the compounds on to predators higher in the food chain, such as frogs, birds and bats, according to a new study.

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Superbugs are being spread by travellers to South Asia and the Middle East, warn health experts 

Superbugs are being spread by travellers to South Asia and the Middle East, a new study by Public Health England and the University of Birmingham has found.
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U.S. Steel abandons clean tech plans in Pittsburgh region following damning health study

The company scraps planned Pennsylvania investments and will instead shut down three polluting batteries in 2023. The announcement comes a week after a study shows lower lung function in people living near its Pittsburgh-region facility.

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Food dyes linked to attention and activity problems in children

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Fractured: The body burden of living near fracking

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Biden takes a run at America's glaring environmental problems. Can he succeed?

President Biden counts on a tenuous Congressional majority to dramatically alter environmental policy.

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