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Can new rice improve health in the Philippines?

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Scientists are developing a new breed of rice that could help improve public health in the Philippines, but some say it will harm the environment. Continue reading

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Colorado towns struggle for control over fracking

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Colorado residents worry that there are not enough safety rules in place to prevent damage to their environment and quality of life. Continue reading

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To protect oceans, island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Flag of the Nation of Kiribati Introduction The president of the tiny Pacific island nation of Kiribati announced a ban on commercial fishing…read more

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New EPA Regulation To Cut Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants In US

Proposal to cut down greenhouse gas emissions draws criticism

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As part of an effort to slow the process of climate change, President Obama and his administration recently announced a major new initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading

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New study predicts major extinction event in Earth’s near future

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Scientists and researchers believe that planet Earth is on the brink of a major extinction event, according to the latest research published in this week’s edition of the journal Science. Continue reading

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