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As synthetic microfibers infiltrate food, water and air, how can we prevent future release? nbsp; Feature As synthetic microfibers infiltrate food, water and air, how can we prevent future release?  
Humans, fish and other animals are consuming microfibers in our food and water nbsp; Feature Humans, fish and other animals are consuming microfibers in our food and water  
What if U.S. fuel economy standards went away? nbsp; Feature What if U.S. fuel economy standards went away?  
Our clothes are contaminating our planet with tiny plastic threads nbsp; Feature Our clothes are contaminating our planet with tiny plastic threads  
How a novel wireless technology is helping conserve wildlife, fight pollution, save farmers money and more nbsp; Feature How a novel wireless technology is helping conserve wildlife, fight pollution, save farmers money and more  
How land under solar panels can contribute to food security nbsp; Feature How land under solar panels can contribute to food security  
Protecting crops with predators instead of poisons nbsp; Feature Protecting crops with predators instead of poisons  
Suddenly, solar energy plus storage is giving conventional fuels a run for their money nbsp; Feature Suddenly, solar energy plus storage is giving conventional fuels a run for their money  
U.S. environmental groups are largely white. Here’s what some are — and some aren’t — doing about it. nbsp; Feature U.S. environmental groups are largely white. Here’s what some are — and some aren’t — doing about it.  
How the growing “One Water” movement is not only helping the environment but also saving millions of dollars nbsp; Feature How the growing “One Water” movement is not only helping the environment but also saving millions of dollars  
The race is on to decarbonize the 50,000-plus ships that carry our stuff around the world nbsp; Feature The race is on to decarbonize the 50,000-plus ships that carry our stuff around the world  
From Australia to El Salvador to Vietnam, the environment is finally getting its day in court nbsp; Feature From Australia to El Salvador to Vietnam, the environment is finally getting its day in court  
The electric vehicle boom is coming. What can we learn from early adopters? nbsp; Feature The electric vehicle boom is coming. What can we learn from early adopters?  
You know clean air is good for your health. It’s good for the economy, too. nbsp; Feature You know clean air is good for your health. It’s good for the economy, too.  
What will we do with all those solar panels when their useful life is over? nbsp; Feature What will we do with all those solar panels when their useful life is over?  
Could venomous snails be part of the solution to the opioid epidemic? nbsp; Feature Could venomous snails be part of the solution to the opioid epidemic?  
In search of safe replacements for harmful chemicals used in cookware, carpets, clothing, cosmetics and more nbsp; Feature In search of safe replacements for harmful chemicals used in cookware, carpets, clothing, cosmetics and more  
New life for toxic land nbsp; Feature New life for toxic land  
Why TV meteorologists are talking about beer, chocolate, peaches and poison ivy nbsp; Feature Why TV meteorologists are talking about beer, chocolate, peaches and poison ivy  
Eroding coasts need protection — and new solutions are at hand nbsp; Feature Eroding coasts need protection — and new solutions are at hand  
How climate change is altering air travel nbsp; Feature How climate change is altering air travel  
The surprising way fumes from farms are harming our health nbsp; Feature The surprising way fumes from farms are harming our health  
Humans need to learn to co-exist with wildfires. Here’s how we can do it. nbsp; Feature Humans need to learn to co-exist with wildfires. Here’s how we can do it.  
Ozone pollution remains a problem around the world. But solutions exist. nbsp; Feature Ozone pollution remains a problem around the world. But solutions exist.  
Here come the megacities nbsp; Feature Here come the megacities  
Disasters are destroying places we hold dear. What we do next will make all the difference. nbsp; Feature Disasters are destroying places we hold dear. What we do next will make all the difference.  
From identifying plant pests to picking fruit, AI is reinventing how farmers produce your food nbsp; Feature From identifying plant pests to picking fruit, AI is reinventing how farmers produce your food  
Has the time finally come for offshore wind energy on the Great Lakes? nbsp; Feature Has the time finally come for offshore wind energy on the Great Lakes?  
Seeking answers on climate change, scientists venture into the vaults of the past nbsp; Feature Seeking answers on climate change, scientists venture into the vaults of the past  
Why farmers are using glyphosate to kill their crops — and what it might mean for you nbsp; Feature Why farmers are using glyphosate to kill their crops — and what it might mean for you  
As emerging diseases spread from wildlife to humans, can we predict the next big pandemic? nbsp; Feature As emerging diseases spread from wildlife to humans, can we predict the next big pandemic?  
These Montana ranchers are helping grizzlies, wolves and cattle coexist nbsp; Feature These Montana ranchers are helping grizzlies, wolves and cattle coexist  
Most Americans drink fluoridated water. Is that a good thing? nbsp; Feature Most Americans drink fluoridated water. Is that a good thing?  
As hundreds of golf courses close, nature gets a chance to make a comeback nbsp; Feature As hundreds of golf courses close, nature gets a chance to make a comeback  
We’re pouring millions of tons of salt on roads each winter. Here’s why that’s a problem. nbsp; Feature We’re pouring millions of tons of salt on roads each winter. Here’s why that’s a problem.  
Deep in the jungle, scientists explore the links between the Congo and climate change nbsp; Feature Deep in the jungle, scientists explore the links between the Congo and climate change  
With storms intensifying and oceans on the rise, Boston weighs strategies for staying dry nbsp; Feature With storms intensifying and oceans on the rise, Boston weighs strategies for staying dry  
The surprising way artificial sweeteners are being used to detect water pollution nbsp; Feature The surprising way artificial sweeteners are being used to detect water pollution  
South Australia goes all out on renewables despite federal focus on coal nbsp; Feature South Australia goes all out on renewables despite federal focus on coal  
These dogs live to work — and threatened animals live because they do nbsp; Feature These dogs live to work — and threatened animals live because they do  
Why protect 600,000 square miles that most people will never see? nbsp; Feature Why protect 600,000 square miles that most people will never see?  
After 350 million piñons die, scientists fear for this forest’s future nbsp; Feature After 350 million piñons die, scientists fear for this forest’s future  
What does the environment have to do with autism? nbsp; Feature What does the environment have to do with autism?  
Will America’s trillion-dollar investment in new infrastructure withstand tomorrow’s disasters? nbsp; Feature Will America’s trillion-dollar investment in new infrastructure withstand tomorrow’s disasters?  
Are hazardous vapors seeping into your home? nbsp; Feature Are hazardous vapors seeping into your home?  
Making it easier and safer for informants to turn in wildlife criminals nbsp; Feature Making it easier and safer for informants to turn in wildlife criminals  
Can business save the world from climate change? nbsp; Feature Can business save the world from climate change?  
Here’s what Indonesia is doing about its deadly haze from forest and peatland fires nbsp; Feature Here’s what Indonesia is doing about its deadly haze from forest and peatland fires  
Germany’s transition from coal to renewable energy offers lessons for the rest of the world nbsp; Feature Germany’s transition from coal to renewable energy offers lessons for the rest of the world  
Undiscovered peatlands might be the most important thing you learn about today. Here’s why. nbsp; Feature Undiscovered peatlands might be the most important thing you learn about today. Here’s why.  
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