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Why Snowpack Forecasts Are Important In California

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A pesticide warning sign in an orange grove warns in English and Spanish that the pesticide chlorpyrifos, or Lorsban, has been applied to these orange trees. Jim West/Science Source hide caption

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Will An Appeals Court Make The EPA Ban A Pesticide Linked To Serious Health Risks?

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In Florida And Georgia, Still Waiting For Hurricane Aid

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Iced over equipment at the Tin City radar site overlooking the Bering Strait and Seward Peninsula. Zachariah Hughes/Alaska Public Media hide caption

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How Climate Change Is Affecting Alaska's Military Radar Stations

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Researcher Michael Black's ashes were wrapped in the Virginia state flag before being dropped into the eye of Hurricane Michael. Black helped pioneer the use of a device dropped into hurricanes to measure wind speed and air pressure. Courtesy NOAA hide caption

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NOAA Researcher's Ashes Were Dropped Into The Eye Of Hurricane Michael

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Ohio Grassroots Group Wants A Great Lake To Have Its Own Bill Of Rights

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New 18-foot, steel bollard fencing is replacing an old vehicle border near the Santa Teresa Port of Entry in New Mexico. Environmentalists are concerned the new fencing will block off wildlife corridors. Mallory Falk/KRWG hide caption

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Critics Say Border Wall Could Harm Wildlife Corridors And Sensitive Desert Terrain

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'Uninhabitable Earth' Spotlights 3 Climate Change Misunderstandings

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Most American cars run on gasoline. But analysts say that's poised to change as electric vehicles take over the market, although they disagree on how soon. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As More Electric Cars Arrive, What's The Future For Gas-Powered Engines?

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A fan-throated lizard displays his dewlap sac in front of Asia's largest wind farm in the Western Ghats mountains of India. The construction of the windmills altered the habitat of the lizards dramatically. Prasenjeet Yadav hide caption

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J. Marshall Shepherd: How Does Bias Shape Our Perceptions About Science?

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Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Massive Public Lands Package

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