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This Ocean Farmer Grows Food That Cleans up Pollution

By Marlene Cimons Catherine Puckett needs to be close to the ocean. “I just can’t be away from it,” she said. “It means everything to me.” She has to see it and smell it and hear the bells that ring… Continue Reading →

Trump Failed Puerto Rico. These People Picked up the Cost

By Jeremy Deaton Every morning, Luz Hernandez goes to work at her hair salon on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, a neighborhood fixture without a website or a Facebook page, where a trim costs $40 and customers can get… Continue Reading →

For Detroit Students, Water Fountains are Health Hazards

By Sierra Searcy Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has created an office for clean water, housed within the newly formed Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, to investigate complaints about water quality. “Right now, communities across our state don’t trust… Continue Reading →

Watch: Climate Change Is Cooking Salmon in the Pacific Northwest

By Howard Hsu The Tulalip Indian Reservation sits on the east side of the Puget Sound, about 40 miles north of Seattle, Washington, where the change in seasons is marked by the arrival and departure of salmon. At the heart… Continue Reading →

Wildlife Under Siege at the World’s Oldest Lake

By Marlene Cimons Lake Baikal is the world’s oldest and deepest lake. It’s at least 20 million years old, and roughly a mile deep at its lowest point. The Siberian lake contains holds more water than all the North American… Continue Reading →

This Robot Is Delivering Coral Babies to the Great Barrier Reef

By Marlene Cimons The climate is changing faster than many species can adapt, so scientists are trying to speed up evolution by fostering the spread of creatures who can take the heat. Think of it as natural selection with a… Continue Reading →

Advocates Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Tell the Truth About Climate Change

By Jeremy Deaton It has been a tough few months for climate change. In October, an international body of climate scientists declared humans have a little more than a decade to make the drastic changes needed to keep rising temperatures… Continue Reading →

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