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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — In a greenhouse at Northern Arizona University, a professor is researching an oft-overlooked ecological field that could play an important role...
Rare weasel species makes a comeback in Washington state

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. — The elusive weasel-like mammal poked its head out of the wooden crate, glanced around and quickly darted into...
New Hampshire looks for answers behind oyster outbreaks

DURHAM, N.H. — For the past 25 years, researcher Stephen Jones has tried to understand the threat that bacteria may pose to oysters in...
Bipedal bear’s apparent death motivates bear hunt opponents

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey's long-debated black bear hunts have stoked strong passions, blasted by animal rights activists as inhumane and supported by hunters...
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Environmentalists and the Pocahontas Land Corp. have agreed to settle a lawsuit over coal mine drainage into streams in southern West...
Wastewater leaks at plant destroying chemical weapons

PUEBLO, Colo. — About 450 gallons of hazardous wastewater leaked from a tank at a Colorado plant where chemical weapons are being destroyed, the...
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TOWNSHIP 14 RANGE 7, Maine — Two rare Canada lynx have been shot dead, and state and federal wildlife authorities are investigating. ...
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BILLINGS, Mont. — The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday said it plans to require mining companies to show they have the financial wherewithal to...
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BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas — Opponents of a vast border wall championed by President-elect Donald Trump say it will impair tourism and conservation...
Researchers: Flint water improving, but stick with filters

DETROIT — Water in Flint, Michigan, continues to improve, researchers reported Friday after finding no detectable levels of lead in 57 percent of homes...

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