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Jan 21, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
About 100 birds in the San Francisco Bay area have died from hypothermia after being covered in a mysterious goo.
Jan 13, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Driven by demand from Asian consumers, rising prices, and made possible by new technologies -- gold mining is threatening some of the most diverse tropical forests in South America.
Jan 5, 2015 04:30 PM ET // AFP
Air pollution in Beijing dropped about 4 percent last year, though levels of dangerous particulate matter remained more than three times the recommended limit.
Jan 5, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Here are some trends and expected events in 2015 and beyond that may have a significant impact upon the planet and life on Earth.
Dec 22, 2014 05:29 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Colorful hot springs in Yellowstone National Park get their hues from good-luck coins tossed into their waters and trash discarded by tourists. Continue reading →
Dec 11, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The world's oceans may contain about 10 times more plastic than the most recent studies suggest.
Nov 26, 2014 03:30 PM ET // AFP
The US Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said it plans to strengthen regulations for emissions of ozone, a smog-causing pollutant blamed for respiratory ailments affecting millions of Americans.
Nov 21, 2014 01:12 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Acid rain and deforestation runoff are causing a drop in the calcium content of some lakes in North America and western Europe, with ominous potential effects.
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