Environment

  1. Environment

    Improving the Camel

    Scientists are breeding camels that are stronger, faster, and able to go longer on less water.

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  2. Environment

    Missing tigers in India

    Tigers are among the most endangered animals on Earth.

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  3. Environment

    Nanosponges soak up pollutants

    Tiny, specially designed particles draw pollutants out of contaminated soil.

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  4. Environment

    A vulture’s hidden enemy

    Vultures may be getting a deadly dose of medicine from the carcasses they feed upon.

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  5. Environment

    Sounds and silence

    Protecting nature's sounds and just taking the time to listen can enrich our lives.

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  6. Tech

    Electronic paper turns a page

    Changeable ink and battery-powered paper may make textbooks lighter and bring video newspapers into daily use.

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  7. Environment

    Toxic cleanups get a microbe boost

    Certain soil bacteria can help clean up toxic waste.

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  8. Environment

    Will climate change depose monarchs?

    If Mexico gets too wet, migrating monarch butterflies could lose their winter refuges.

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  9. Environment

    Plastic meals for seals

    Pieces of discarded plastic can end up in the stomachs of seals.

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  10. Environment

    Watching for wldfires in Yellowstone

    Forest fires can cause considerable damage, yet entire ecosystems may depend on them for survival.

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  11. Environment

    Swimming with sharks and stingrays

    Marine reserves not only protect sharks, fish, and other sea creatures but also allow people to interact with them.

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  12. Environment

    Less mixing can affect lake’s ecosystem

    Warming a large lake can cut microorganism populations and disturb its food chain.

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