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By Returning To Farming's Roots, He Found His American Dream

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Beverly Kurtz and Tim Guenthner live near Gross Reservoir outside Boulder, Colo. They oppose a an expansion project that would raise the reservoir's dam by 131 feet. Grace Hood/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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High Demand, Low Supply: Colorado River Water Crisis Hits Across The West

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The Science Of Wildfires May Be Up In Smoke

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Many large-scale farms rely heavily on immigrant labor. And many farmers are opposed to Donald Trump's strong stance against illegal immigrant. Ryan Anson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Dawn Tachell looks at the trash and debris that have collected in her community. Conditions in the neighborhood have become so bad that some people have abandoned their houses and moved out. Jed Conklin for NPR hide caption

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Mobile Home Park Owners Can Spoil An Affordable American Dream

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Global Warming Is Reshaping The Wine-Making World

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Short On Data, EPA's Final Report On Fracking Leaves Many Disheartened

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After Baton Rouge Flood, Some Displaced Families Stick Out The Holidays In A Hotel

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Antibiotic- and growth-hormone-free cattle gather at a farm in Yamhill, Ore. Despite farmers pledging to reduce or stop antibiotics use, a new report finds that sales of antibiotics for use on farms are going up. Don Ryan/AP hide caption

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The marmalade hoverfly might not be the flashiest bug under the sun, but researchers say it "does some very important jobs." Clifton Beard/Flickr hide caption

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Bugs Abound: If You Think The Skies Are Crowded, You Have No Idea

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About a quarter of California's electricity comes from renewable sources, like this wind farm outside San Diego. Lauren Sommer/KQED hide caption

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Renewable Energy Sector Remains Optimistic Amid Trump Policy Outlook

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North Pole Temperatures Expected To Rise 50 Degrees Above Normal

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