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Saving The Native Prairie — One Black-Footed Ferret At A Time
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Tech Leaders, Economists Split Over Clean Energy's Prospects
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'Forecast Bust:' Why 2013 Hurricane Predictions Were So Wrong
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By Accident, Scientists Discover Lakes Beneath Greenland
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The building at 120 East 81st Street is among those converting from an oil- to natural-gas-burning furnace. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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How Fracking In Pennsylvania Helps Clear The Air In New York
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A vote to ban fracking in Broomfield, a suburb of Denver, headed to a recount this month after the measure failed by just 13 votes. Broomfield was one of four Front Range towns considering limits or bans on the drilling procedure some fear may not be safe. Kristen Wyatt/AP hide caption

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Colo. Fracking Votes Put Pressure On Energy Companies
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A View From China, India On Carbon Dioxide Emissions
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Why Countries Invest Differently In Environmental Issues
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What's In It For U.S. To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions?
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U.S. May Be Producing 50 Percent More Methane Than EPA Thinks
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Saltwater wetlands that include marshes and shoals on Virginia's Atlantic coast. U.S. coastal wetlands losses were 25 percent greater from 2004-2009, according to a recent federal study. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hide caption

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University of California, Davis food safety field scientists Michele Jay-Russell, Paula Kahn-Rivadeneira, Anna Zwieniecka, Navreen Pandher and Peiman Aminabadi celebrate the first day of their experiment testing E. coli survival in soil. Courtesy of Fhon Saharuetai hide caption

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Organic Farmers Bash FDA Restrictions On Manure Use
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At Climate Meeting, Tensions Rise Between Rich And Poor Nations
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