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Seven regions poised to feel climate change pain — and what they’re doing about it nbsp; Feature Seven regions poised to feel climate change pain — and what they’re doing about it  
How some African farmers are responding to climate change — and what we can learn from them nbsp; Feature How some African farmers are responding to climate change — and what we can learn from them  
We can no longer outrun antibiotic resistance. So, here’s what we need to do instead. nbsp; Feature We can no longer outrun antibiotic resistance. So, here’s what we need to do instead.  
Don’t like how your government tracks air pollution? Do it yourself. nbsp; Feature Don’t like how your government tracks air pollution? Do it yourself.  
Transgenic fish are ready for us. Are we ready for them? nbsp; Feature Transgenic fish are ready for us. Are we ready for them?  
In the depths of the oceans, human activities are beginning to take their toll nbsp; Feature In the depths of the oceans, human activities are beginning to take their toll  
Scientists scramble to understand the invisible creatures around us before it’s too late nbsp; Feature Scientists scramble to understand the invisible creatures around us before it’s too late  
How grizzlies, monarchs and even fish can benefit from U.S. highways nbsp; Feature How grizzlies, monarchs and even fish can benefit from U.S. highways  
On the thawing tundra, researchers race to understand black carbon’s climate impact nbsp; Feature On the thawing tundra, researchers race to understand black carbon’s climate impact  
How California’s greenhouse gas laws can better serve disadvantaged communities nbsp; Feature How California’s greenhouse gas laws can better serve disadvantaged communities  
Fungal diseases are on the rise. Is environmental change to blame? nbsp; Feature Fungal diseases are on the rise. Is environmental change to blame?  
Is the United States ready for offshore aquaculture? nbsp; Feature Is the United States ready for offshore aquaculture?  
How a new way of thinking about soil sparked a national movement in agriculture nbsp; Feature How a new way of thinking about soil sparked a national movement in agriculture  
In the fishing industry, gear recycling is finally catching on nbsp; Feature In the fishing industry, gear recycling is finally catching on  
How new technologies are shrinking wastewater’s hefty carbon footprint nbsp; Feature How new technologies are shrinking wastewater’s hefty carbon footprint  
What rural Alaska can teach the world about renewable energy nbsp; Feature What rural Alaska can teach the world about renewable energy  
The growing wild plant and animal trade holds both promise and peril nbsp; Feature The growing wild plant and animal trade holds both promise and peril  
Look who’s helping your clothes make the transition to a warmer world nbsp; Feature Look who’s helping your clothes make the transition to a warmer world  
Companies from Chanel to Ben and Jerry’s are benefiting from the new “carbon insetting” trend nbsp; Feature Companies from Chanel to Ben and Jerry’s are benefiting from the new “carbon insetting” trend  
What can blockchain do for the environment? nbsp; Feature What can blockchain do for the environment?  
This contest aims to reduce the toll of aquaculture on wild fish populations nbsp; Feature This contest aims to reduce the toll of aquaculture on wild fish populations  
As global demand for electricity grows, geothermal energy heats up nbsp; Feature As global demand for electricity grows, geothermal energy heats up  
What does the environment have to do with diseases that affect the immune system? nbsp; Feature What does the environment have to do with diseases that affect the immune system?  
How to make hydropower more environmentally friendly nbsp; Feature How to make hydropower more environmentally friendly  
How “open source” seed producers from the U.S. to India are changing global food production nbsp; Feature How “open source” seed producers from the U.S. to India are changing global food production  
This Kansas farmer fought a government program to keep his farm sustainable nbsp; Feature This Kansas farmer fought a government program to keep his farm sustainable  
Efforts to combat Zika don’t have to harm the environment nbsp; Feature Efforts to combat Zika don’t have to harm the environment  
12,000 U.S. schools are within a mile of a hazardous chemical facility. What should we do about that? nbsp; Feature 12,000 U.S. schools are within a mile of a hazardous chemical facility. What should we do about that?  
Africa’s green energy challenge: Mega projects, off-grid or somewhere in between? nbsp; Feature Africa’s green energy challenge: Mega projects, off-grid or somewhere in between?  
Cleaner, healthier cookstoves may — at long last — be catching on nbsp; Feature Cleaner, healthier cookstoves may — at long last — be catching on  
Landfills have a huge greenhouse gas problem. Here’s what we can do about it. nbsp; Feature Landfills have a huge greenhouse gas problem. Here’s what we can do about it.  
Bringing nature back to cities is good for plants, animals and humans nbsp; Feature Bringing nature back to cities is good for plants, animals and humans  
These East African countries show how teamwork and technology can thwart illegal fishing nbsp; Feature These East African countries show how teamwork and technology can thwart illegal fishing  
Can upscale chocolate turn the tide on Haiti’s devastating deforestation? nbsp; Feature Can upscale chocolate turn the tide on Haiti’s devastating deforestation?  
The surprising link between the tapirs of Costa Rica and climate change nbsp; Feature The surprising link between the tapirs of Costa Rica and climate change  
10 things you need to know about the new U.S. chemicals law nbsp; Feature 10 things you need to know about the new U.S. chemicals law  
Health and neighborhood are too often linked. These people are out to change that. nbsp; Feature Health and neighborhood are too often linked. These people are out to change that.  
Can Madagascar get rid of this troubling toad before it’s too late? nbsp; Feature Can Madagascar get rid of this troubling toad before it’s too late?  
How three U.S. mini-farms are sowing the seeds of global food security nbsp; Feature How three U.S. mini-farms are sowing the seeds of global food security  
What happens when the needs of endangered tigers and endangered people collide? nbsp; Feature What happens when the needs of endangered tigers and endangered people collide?  
As cities grow more crammed and connected, how will we discourage the spread of disease? nbsp; Feature As cities grow more crammed and connected, how will we discourage the spread of disease?  
How a new source of water is helping reduce conflict in the Middle East nbsp; Feature How a new source of water is helping reduce conflict in the Middle East  
If carbon pricing is so great, why isn’t it working? nbsp; Feature If carbon pricing is so great, why isn’t it working?  
If lead ammunition is bad for people and the environment, why do we still use it? nbsp; Feature If lead ammunition is bad for people and the environment, why do we still use it?  
Why degraded reefs could be the future of ocean conservation nbsp; Feature Why degraded reefs could be the future of ocean conservation  
These fires are huge, hidden and harmful. What can we do? nbsp; Feature These fires are huge, hidden and harmful. What can we do?  
The developing world is awash in pesticides. Does it have to be? nbsp; Feature The developing world is awash in pesticides. Does it have to be?  
​Will outrage over recent murders help Honduran environmental activists achieve their goal? nbsp; Feature ​Will outrage over recent murders help Honduran environmental activists achieve their goal?  
Animals to humans: Be quiet, already nbsp; Feature Animals to humans: Be quiet, already  
Researchers around the world are learning from indigenous communities. Here’s why that’s a good thing. nbsp; Feature Researchers around the world are learning from indigenous communities. Here’s why that’s a good thing.  
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