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Australian farmers and scientists make a surprise discovery when they team up to fight an invasive weed nbsp; Article Australian farmers and scientists make a surprise discovery when they team up to fight an invasive weed  
The surprising effect of ocean waves on global climate nbsp; Article The surprising effect of ocean waves on global climate  
Three ways nanomaterials could help combat climate change and prevent pollution nbsp; Article Three ways nanomaterials could help combat climate change and prevent pollution  
Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine is a model for the future of urban green space nbsp; Article Atlanta’s visionary BeltLine is a model for the future of urban green space  
Great Lakes restoration is under threat. Here’s why that matters. nbsp; Article Great Lakes restoration is under threat. Here’s why that matters.  
How listening to the ocean can help reveal environmental damage nbsp; Article How listening to the ocean can help reveal environmental damage  
What’s the best way to improve bee habitat? nbsp; Article What’s the best way to improve bee habitat?  
Want to improve wind and solar power? Bring them together. nbsp; Article Want to improve wind and solar power? Bring them together.  
What is it about this soil that protects plants from devastating disease? nbsp; Article What is it about this soil that protects plants from devastating disease?  
These entrepreneurs are using technology to turn a profit on food waste nbsp; Article These entrepreneurs are using technology to turn a profit on food waste  
How can we reduce concrete’s hefty carbon footprint? nbsp; Article How can we reduce concrete’s hefty carbon footprint?  
How technology is making it easier to track fish from hook to fork nbsp; Article How technology is making it easier to track fish from hook to fork  
Can mountains of animal bones boost food security in Ethiopia? nbsp; Article Can mountains of animal bones boost food security in Ethiopia?  
Latinos care about the environment. So why aren’t green groups engaging them more? nbsp; Article Latinos care about the environment. So why aren’t green groups engaging them more?  
These maps show changes in global meat consumption by 2024. Here’s why that matters. nbsp; Article These maps show changes in global meat consumption by 2024. Here’s why that matters.  
Can software save salt marshes? nbsp; Article Can software save salt marshes?  
When conservation means killing nbsp; Article When conservation means killing  
Solar power is booming in India. Will it reach the people who need it most? nbsp; Article Solar power is booming in India. Will it reach the people who need it most?  
Could these two environmental challenges be the answer to each other? nbsp; Article Could these two environmental challenges be the answer to each other?  
What the “cold economy” means for a warming world nbsp; Article What the “cold economy” means for a warming world  
What do you get when you cross a musician with a cause? nbsp; Article What do you get when you cross a musician with a cause?  
Coydogs and lynxcats and pizzlies, oh my nbsp; Article Coydogs and lynxcats and pizzlies, oh my  
Can grains of the past help us weather storms of the future? nbsp; Article Can grains of the past help us weather storms of the future?  
Is pH a red herring when it comes to ocean acidification? nbsp; Article Is pH a red herring when it comes to ocean acidification?  
“We continue to be stunned at how rapidly the ocean is warming.” nbsp; Article “We continue to be stunned at how rapidly the ocean is warming.”  
Our top 10 stories of 2014 nbsp; Article Our top 10 stories of 2014  
Can medicinal plants alleviate poverty and protect Nepal’s fragile environment? nbsp; Article Can medicinal plants alleviate poverty and protect Nepal’s fragile environment?  
The man behind Africa’s growing digital democratization movement nbsp; Article The man behind Africa’s growing digital democratization movement  
Could evolution be our ally when it comes to mosquito control? nbsp; Article Could evolution be our ally when it comes to mosquito control?  
Dancing Bees Waggle the Way to Happier Habitat nbsp; Article Dancing Bees Waggle the Way to Happier Habitat  
Has this Danish community found the formula for environmentally friendly industry? nbsp; Article Has this Danish community found the formula for environmentally friendly industry?  
How can we help ecosystems recover in the wake of an oil spill? nbsp; Article How can we help ecosystems recover in the wake of an oil spill?  
Eat ’Em to Beat ’Em nbsp; Article Eat ’Em to Beat ’Em  
Teach a Child, Change a World nbsp; Article Teach a Child, Change a World  
From Grid Waste to Good Taste nbsp; Article From Grid Waste to Good Taste  
Building a better rat trap nbsp; Article Building a better rat trap  
Maintaining the Long View nbsp; Article Maintaining the Long View  
The Top 10 Stories of 2013 nbsp; Article The Top 10 Stories of 2013  
Power to the People nbsp; Article Power to the People  
The secret life of native bees nbsp; Article The secret life of native bees  
Cool Roofs Rising nbsp; Article Cool Roofs Rising  
Sky-high race against time nbsp; Article Sky-high race against time  
Climate Talk Surprise nbsp; Article Climate Talk Surprise  
India’s Informal Environmental Army nbsp; Article India’s Informal Environmental Army  
Landscaping for Sustainability nbsp; Article Landscaping for Sustainability  
New Window on Energy Savings nbsp; Article New Window on Energy Savings  
An organic farmer and a geneticist walk into a field … nbsp; Article An organic farmer and a geneticist walk into a field …  
Can mining be sustainable? nbsp; Article Can mining be sustainable?  
Nasty No More nbsp; Article Nasty No More  
Mobile Meteorology nbsp; Article Mobile Meteorology  
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