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local villagers walk amid debris at a devastated area following Saturday's earthquake, at Asslang village, in Gorkha

What’s next for Nepal’s earthquake recovery?


Nepal is struggling to recover after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake left thousands dead and wiped out much of the country’s roads, bridges and buildings. Continue reading

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Nepal devastated by deadly earthquake


At least 3,700 people are dead and 6,500 injured after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday. Continue reading

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Five years later, what were the effects of the BP oil spill?


Five years after a massive oil spill off the coast of Louisiana, the area is still grappling with the consequences. Continue reading

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Teens sue Oregon to stop climate change


The plaintiffs claim that the government is responsible for protecting the atmosphere under the Public Trust Doctrine. Continue reading

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This cement replacement absorbs CO2 like a sponge


In the midst of a failed experiment, inventor David Stone realized he may have accidentally created a new environmentally friendly material to replace cement. Continue reading

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