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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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Mystery holes in Siberia raise climate change concerns

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A new side effect of climate change has appeared in Siberia, where mysterious, giant holes the size of football fields have opened in the ground. 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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Scientists dive deep to explore climate change’s effects on the world’s sealife

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Six scientists recently spent a month studying the effects of climate change on coral reefs in one of the world’s only underwater labs.…read more

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