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Why We Need to Improve the Sex Lives of Mussels

Latest NewsUnited StatesJason Bittel
The United States has the greatest freshwater mussel diversity on the planet, but some populations haven’t reproduced in 100 years. This is bad news for humans, too.

The Disgrace of Scott Pruitt

Latest NewsUnited StatesJeff Turrentine
Muzzling scientists, scrubbing websites, attacking journalists: all in a shameful day’s work for our bought-and-paid-for EPA administrator. It’s time to stop him.

A River Ran Through It

Latest NewsUnited StatesJason Bittel
Scientists want to create a nationwide network of river corridors. Here’s why that’s not as crazy as it sounds.

Sunken Treasure

Latest NewsUnited StatesSusan Cosier
Shipwrecks are the main event at a newly proposed marine sanctuary, but scientists hope to find much more.

Bring Out Your Dead

Latest NewsCanadaBrian Palmer
TransCanada makes a desperate bid to revive the persistently vegetative Keystone XL pipeline.

Up (and Down) a Creek

Latest NewsColoradoClara Chaisson
Here’s what you need to know about the EPA spilling three million gallons of wastewater into a Colorado river.

Killer Snails vs. River Prawns

Latest NewsUnited StatesJason Bittel
Restoring an ecosystem may protect millions of people from a deadly (yet neglected) tropical disease.

Innovation Has Not Run Dry!

Latest NewsCaliforniaAlisa Opar
As summer heat compounds four years of drought, Californians are coping with water shortages in some wacky and smart (and desperate) ways.

Scrubbed but Not Clean

Latest NewsUnited StatesRachel Cernansky
By air or water, pollution from power plants is a problem no matter which exit it takes.

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