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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Clay Henderson has lived on the same block along the Indian River in New Smyrna Beach for 34 years....

Arizona official: EPA rule puts 'extraordinarily high' burden on mines.

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Climate change and geoengineering: Artificially cooling planet earth by thinning cirrus clouds.

As part of the Paris Agreement in 2015, nearly 200 world leaders agreed to curb greenhouse gas emissions and strive to keep temperatures at 1.5 degrees...

Cold-water corals: Tough times ahead in a warming climate.

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Mountain glaciers recharge vital aquifers

Small mountain glaciers play a big role in recharging vital aquifers and in keeping rivers flowing during the winter, according to a new study....

Sparkling springs aid quest for underground heat energy sources

Studies of naturally carbonated mineral water have given scientists insight on how to locate hot water springs -- potential sources of sustainable geothermal energy.

New Kingdom Egypt: The goldsmith’s tomb

Archeologists are studying the impact of intercultural contacts in Ancient Egypt. New excavations in Sudan have uncovered a tomb dating to around 1450 BC...

Tensions rise at fracking site in UK after police and activists clashes.

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India's power pollution cap goal set at least 6 years too early.

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