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Building back greener in Africa

Left unchecked, climate change, environmental destruction, rising sea levels, droughts, floods and other environmental risks could trigger mass migration, increase conflict and disrupt, if not reverse, a decade of economic growth in Africa.

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Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies

Farmers are used to dealing with weather, but climate change is making it harder by altering temperature and rainfall patterns, as in this year’s unusually cool and wet spring in the central United States.
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Organic Green New Deal? Comprehensive climate change policy must address the American food system

The proposed bill must put just rural economic and environmental development back on the table.
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Salmon farming, questioned in Chile, arrives in Argentina

Salmon farming is preparing to expand into Argentina from Norway, the world's largest farmed salmon producer.

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How school cafeterias are cutting carbon pollution

In schools in Oakland, California, small changes are adding up.
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Moody Awori, Siddharth Chatterjee: Hunger and food insecurity plague the lives of millions in Africa

Even as Kenya seeks to implement poverty reduction strategies, it should fix a keen eye on the rapid population growth.

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The dangerous fringe theory behind the push toward herd immunity: Derrick Z. Jackson

Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.

My urban nature gem

Thanks to the Clean Water Act and one relentless activist, Georgia's South River may finally stop stinking.

Dust from your old furniture likely contains harmful chemicals—but there’s a solution

Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.

Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

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