Science & Environment

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Science news roundup: meals, toys, and TV endanger kids

Here are some interesting science stories reported this week relating to both political and social affairs, and health news as well.

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Green news roundup: Keystone XL, Arctic oil drilling get X'ed out

October and November have ushered in victories for environmentalists. Corporations have been soundly defeated or exposed on many fronts.

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This month in history: Are you aware of manatees?

This is a time to reflect on the gentle giants that are Florida's official state marine mammal.

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A cease-fire with nature?

Driving through rugged beauty made us aware of the power of nature and the relative powerlessness of human beings in that kind of environment.

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Crimes against nature: the power of polluters

We don't see these phenomena with our eyes, but studies verify an invisible reality that damages us.

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Activists redecorate LNG pipeline office with clean water signs

Fossil fuel and pipeline corporations are trying to sell their plans to export fracked gas through communities, forests, and rivers.

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California sets pace on climate change

California's initiatives are setting the pace in the race to curb greenhouse gas emissions. But not without the opposition of Big Oil.

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Antarctic meltdown: Continent at risk by 2100, cities to pay price

If greenhouse gas emissions continue at their present rate, ice shelves could collapse by the end of the century.

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Diverse movement for justice grows in Detroit

"This is a grassroots effort that began last year with the huge climate march rally in New York City."

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Science round-up: Cancer, China, and climate change

China's manufacturing sector spews forth more CO2 by far than similar sectors in other countries.

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