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Social media helped push the passenger pigeon to extinction. Now they may help forestall some species’ vanishing.
California legislators, and farmers, begin to adjust well-drilling practices to suit a drier reality.
Twenty coral species, facing harms from global warming, coastal pollution and other perils are listed as threatened by the federal oceans agency.
Several communities were evacuated and some international flights were diverted Friday after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea.
Eymund Diegel, an environmental planner who wants the cleanup of the canal done right, uses unorthodox forensic methods to account for the natural watershed, the underground springs and streams feeding the canal.
A severe drought has ravaged crops in Central America, and as many as 2.8 million people are struggling to feed themselves, the United Nations World Food Program said Friday.
Children, drivers and other residents have learned how to prepare for huge dust storms, sometimes called haboobs, that can turn day into night in seconds.
Why are women doing most of the work on so many urban farms?
A pitch for considering a lifetime’s worth of carbon dioxide emissions when examining power plants in the context of climate change.
A series on birds as environmental sentinels includes a story on how mercury contamination distorts birds’ songs.

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