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Portland’s fluoridation battle shows how tricky it is to integrate science into debates that have as much to do with values as policy.
Despite aid agencies’ efforts, the world’s newest nation is on the brink as its leaders fight for the spoils of power
Study finds big rise in emissions of methane
Investigation by ICN and the Center for Public Integrity helped spur Karnes County commissioners to think seriously about fracking’s toxic air emissions.
Faeces from antibiotic-free cows helps resistant bacteria to flourish in soil, puzzling researchers.
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A judge’s ruling in the 2010 Gulf oil spill could have widespread consequences.
Ruling in Favor of Plaintiff in Workers’ Compensation Court Could Spur Similar Cases
Biggest change in meat inspection in 50 years
In western Myanmar a Chinese-backed energy and trading hub is taking shape on a remote island
Large businesses lobbying intensely to undermine safety regime in new trade deal, campaigners warn
Any decision certain to cost city millions
Landscape around Hoover Reservoir illustrates how fertilizer can play havoc
with drinking-water supplies
W.Va. American Water repeatedly delayed locating potential Elk River
Going Wild for American Shrimp
On the hunt. The RV Hesperides tows along a net designed to skim the ocean surface, catching floating plastic particles (inset).
Exercising when air pollution levels are high can end up doing more harm than good, writes Rachel Jacqueline
Amid a brutal drought the reservoir that supplies 90 per cent of Las Vegas’s water is fast disappearing
and desperate attempts to save Sin City are under way
How did a well-trained crew of professional hotshots come to abandon their designated safety zone and walk into a wall of fire?
Australia was once a leader on climate action. Thanks to American conservative powerhouses, that’s no longer true
The government is failing to conduct key safety inspections on new oil and gas wells on federal and Native American land.
Seattle’s Duwamish has been straightened, dredged and heavily polluted. Can a Superfund cleanup bring it back to life?