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Congo’s miners often resort to hunting wildlife for food, study finds

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Cement as a climate killer: Using industrial waste to produce carbon neutral alternatives

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Internal control helps corals resist acidification

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Losing flight had huge benefits for ants

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Seismic waves help scientists ‘see’ chemical changes beneath a watershed

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Washington AG sues Trump administration over energy standards, pollution reduction.

by: KIRO 7 News Staff Updated: Jun 13, 2017 - 4:44 PM In this Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson...

China looks to capture millions of tons of CO2.

China is planning to capture millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide generated by its energy and steel plants for use in extracting crude oil...

Global warming increases the risk of avalanches

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