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OSHA to investigate conservation officer's death 24.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration will review safety and health practices, conduct interviews and take photos and video to determine any hazardous conditions that may have caused or contributed to the accident.
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Herbs Found to Stop Growth of Cancer Cells 22.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
As many as 39 percent of the plants on Mauritius are unique to the island.
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Castle Rock steps out front on regulating kratom, the popular but controversial herbal extract 7.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Castle Rock is one of the first communities in Colorado to look into regulating kratom, an herbal extract that is becoming increasingly popular as a pain management tool. While the federal government considers whether to outlaw the supplement, Castle Rock is taking a far lighter approach to the sale of kratom in town. It is proposing setting a minimum age of 18 to buy kratom but is not proposing a ban on its use for human consumption, as Denver has done.
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Ecological Society of America announces 2019 Fellows 4.4.2019 EcoTone
  The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2019 Fellows. The Society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and management and policy. Fellows are members who have made outstanding contributions to a wide range of fields served ...
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Do Windmills Cause Cancer? Trump Renews Anti-Wind Fight 3.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Trump also claimed that wind turbines force down the value of nearby properties and kill huge numbers of birds.
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Darwin's Natural Raw Dog Food Contaminated FDA Says 28.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Three lots tested positive for the bacteria.
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New Report Reveals Scale of Natural Gas Waste on Navajo Nation Lands 21.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New Report Reveals Scale of Natural Gas Waste on Navajo Nation Lands
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How California became a health haven for proto-hippies, 'Sun Seekers' and modernists 15.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

It’s easy to draw a line from today’s artisanal, organic avocado toast straight back to the sprouts, homemade yogurt, and rough, multigrain bread of the 1970s. In “Sun Seekers: The Cure of California,” Lyra Kilston complicates this history of health in the Golden State with stories that meander...

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78,164 pounds of Butterball turkey recalled 14.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Butterball Foodservice has recalled 78,164 pounds of its raw ground turkey products out of concern it may contain Salmonella Schwarzengrund, a bacteria that can cause serious illness, the United States Department of Agriculture said in a release on Wednesday.
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How to keep conservation policies from backfiring in a globally connected world 13.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Shared global resources and spaces call for sustainable and collaborative management.
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US and Canadian Oil Production Push the Planet’s Climate Goals Out of Reach 10.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by National Observer. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A surge in US and Canadian oil production over the last decade has added the equivalent of “one Russia or one Saudi Arabia” to the markets—pushing the planet farther away from ever getting a grip on the pollution that is […]
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How to Adjust to Losing Sleep From Daylight Savings 8.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Lost sleep has been linked to a higher risk of heart attacks, as well as workplace injuries increase and car accidents.
What is Bakuchiol? 28.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Bakuchiol, a plant extract with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, is being embraced by beauty experts as a natural alternative to retinol.
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9 Anti-Vaxxer Myths Debunked 28.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Vaccinations have been the subject of countless conspiracy theories. Find out where they come from—and whether or not they have any grounding in science.
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Why does Ebola keep spreading in Congo? Here's a major clue 26.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Responders are zeroing in on an important source of new infections in the towns of Katwa and Butembo.
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Greener childhood associated with happier adulthood 26.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Research suggests the more of your childhood that is spent surrounded by green spaces, the lower your risk of developing mental illness in adulthood, whether in the city or the country.
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Scientists release controversial genetically modified mosquitoes in high-security lab 20.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The insects were created, using CRISPR, to carry a powerful "gene drive." The mosquitoes could provide a potent weapon against malaria, but they raise fears about unpredictable environmental effects.
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Secret of Longevity Could Be Found in Japanese Plant 20.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Scientists want to slow ageing to try to prevent related conditions like heart disease.
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Neither snow, slush nor sunken ice keeps these scientists from wetland restoration 18.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Scientists can plan, but nature doesn't always cooperate.
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Arsenic in Your Fruit Juice? Tests Say Yes. 14.2.2019 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

Are there heavy metals lurking in your fruit juice?

Yes, according to a recent analysis by Consumer Reports (CR). CR tested 45 fruit juices in four popular flavors—apple, grape, pear and fruit blends—sold in the U.S. and found “elevated levels” of arsenic, cadmium and lead.

The levels were “concerning,” according to CR. Even more worrisome? Toxic heavy metals were found in nearly half of the juices tested.

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