Science & Environment

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Global agricultural model in bitter balance

"It may cost Governments slightly more to source from a range of smaller-scale, sustainable operators than from major suppliers, but the investment is worth it."

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Germany to ban fracking, or so it says

"Fracking must be banned in Germany without any exceptions. They want to enforce a regulation which mostly allows fracking under the guise of an alleged ban."

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Birds feeling the sting of bee-killing pesticides

There's a lot of buzz around a recent study showing the toxic chemicals we use have a ripple effect farther up the food chain, causing birds to rapidly decline in number.

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Ohio town grapples with fracking: housing troubles, rent gouging

Besides housing issues, fracking has brought increased drug usage along with meth labs, prostitution, and human trafficking.

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North Dakota pipeline spews saltwater into Native American reservation

Lake Sakakawea, a reservoir of the Missouri River, provides drinking water to several communities on the Fort Berthold reservation including the Manda, Hidatsa and Arikara tribes.

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Environmental news roundup: Massive Peoples Climate March at UN Sept. 21

On the environmental front, there is a confusing and contradictory mix of bad news along with progress to celebrate.

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Louisianans march for clean water, demand oil companies own up

Oil and gas canals and pipelines have destroyed much of the Louisiana coastal lands.

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Oklahoma suffers quakes after fracking

A swarm of earthquakes that have shaken homes and rattled nerves. Nearby, fracking operations are ongoing, continuously disturbing both the environment and people's peace of mind.

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North Dakota park threatened by oil, gas drilling

The park, which is home to a great variety of wildlife, 100 miles of hiking and horse trails, and skies where visitors can sometimes witness the Northern Lightsmay soon be marred by oil rigs.

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Olympian swims to raise awareness on meningitis

Voices of Meningitis is a disease prevention campaign from the National Association of School Nurses who strive to educate and motivate parents to protect their teens.

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