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Indigenous communities are better at preserving biodiversity, research shows

A new study adds to research showing concrete links between Indigenous rights to land and sustainable conservation.
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A bill to honor Paris Agreement goals could be the first climate legislation to pass the House this year

Though the vote is expected to be along party lines, the bill is more likely to gain the support of some Republicans than previous climate legislation.
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Californians will see the costs of climate change in their electric bills

Citing growing wildfire risk, the state's private utilities are attempting to increase their rates significantly.
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States are introducing bills that could prevent teachers from advocating for climate change

Several states have recently introduced bills that could interfere with the teaching of scientifically founded theories on climate change in public school science curricula.
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God Deploys 100,000 More Mosquitoes To U.S.

Directing the reinforcements to areas that had suffered heavy casualties, God, Our Heavenly Father, ordered the deployment of 100,000 more mosquitoes to the United States, sources confirmed Monday.

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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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