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'Painting' The Ghost Forests Of The Mid-Atlantic Coast

A photographer uses watercolors sensitized to light to make ethereal images of dying trees on the Chesapeake and Delaware bays. As sea level...

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Today 02:16 pm
Cancer Fears Over Ethylene Oxide In Georgia

Federal data recently linked emissions of the widely used chemical ethylene oxide to a higher risk of cancer. Now there are calls to shut do...

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Today 08:16 am
Amid Mixed Messaging, Brazil's Bolsonaro Sends Troops To Fight Amazon Fires

Under pressure in his country and abroad, Brazil's president is using military resources to fight fires in the Amazon and take action agains...

Yesterday 08:17 pm
Yesterday 08:17 pm
The Birds: Nesting Impedes Construction In Virginia

Crews in Virginia are preparing for that state's largest construction project, but they face an unusual obstacle — 25,000 seabirds nesting...

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Yesterday 02:17 pm
What Satellite Imagery Can Tell Us About The Fires Burning In The Amazon

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Doug Morton of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center about what satellite imagery can tell us about the cause an...

August 23, 2019 08:18 pm
August 23, 2019 08:18 pm
The Amazon Rainforest, Ablaze In Brazil

There have been 74,155 fires in Brazil so far this year, mostly in the Amazon, and about half of which have ignited in just the past month....

August 23, 2019 02:19 pm
August 23, 2019 02:19 pm
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