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Scientists eavesdrop on volcanic rumblings to forecast eruptions

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Americans are water conscious, survey shows

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There's a shady Puerto Rico contract you didn't hear about.

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EU gears up for 2030 targets

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Enhanced education could help turn the tide on marine litter

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Inspiration for Dr. Seuss’s ‘The Lorax’ may be from real plant and animal life...

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The threat of political bargaining to climate mitigation in Brazil

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El “Tesla de los mares”: el primer barco de carga eléctrico y sin tripulación...

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