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First nationwide survey: At least one in three U.S. teachers bring climate change denial into the classroom

Feb 12, 2016

February 12, 2016 - How is climate change being taught in American schools? Is it being taught at all? And how are teachers addressing climate change denial in their classrooms, schools, and school districts?

Until today's release of NCSE's comprehensive nationwide survey, no one knew. The survey, conducted in concert with the respected nonpartisan Penn...

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New Desert Monuments Protect Heritage, Open Space with Balanced Approach to Conservation

Feb 12, 2016

JOSHUA TREE, Calif. February 12, 2016 - The Conservation Lands Foundation welcomed President Obama’s planned designation of the Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and Castle Mountains National Monuments in the California desert.

“The California desert is a remarkable area with one of the most diverse landscapes in our state, said Mariana Maguire, Southern California Associate...

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Forget chocolates. Give your sweetheart mushrooms this Valentine’s Day, says Stanford scientist

Feb 12, 2016
Forget chocolates. Give your sweetheart mushrooms this Valentine’s Day, says Stanford scientist

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Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction

Feb 11, 2016
Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction

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Michael Moore’s “Where to Invade Next” Official Trailer

Feb 10, 2016

Feb. 9, 2015 - Academy Award®-winning director Michael Moore is back with WHERE TO INVADE NEXT: a provocative and hilarious comedy in which Moore will stop at nothing to figure out how to actually make America great again.

Just in time for election season, America's favorite political provocateur, Michael Moore, is back with his...

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Zika, Mosquitoes and How to Not Get Bitten (video)

Feb 8, 2016

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2015 — Diseases from mosquito bites kill hundreds of thousands of people every year worldwide. Now another mosquito-borne illness is making headlines: the once-rare Zika virus.

The virus has spread throughout Brazil, and the World Health Organization has declared Zika a public health emergency. Reactions looks at how mosquitoes spread diseases,...

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Zika, Mosquitoes and How to Not Get Bitten (video)

Feb 8, 2016

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2015 — Diseases from mosquito bites kill hundreds of thousands of people every year worldwide. Now another mosquito-borne illness is making headlines: the once-rare Zika virus.

The virus has spread throughout Brazil, and the World Health Organization has declared Zika a public health emergency. Reactions looks at how mosquitoes spread diseases,...

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Antarctic ice safety band at risk

Feb 8, 2016
Antarctic ice safety band at risk

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New Lyme-disease-causing bacteria species discovered

Feb 8, 2016

February 8, 2016 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic and health officials from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota, report the discovery of a new species of bacteria (Borrelia mayonii) that causes Lyme disease in people. Until now, Borrelia burgdorferi was the only species believed to cause Lyme...

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New Lyme-disease-causing bacteria species discovered

Feb 8, 2016

February 8, 2016 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic and health officials from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota, report the discovery of a new species of bacteria (Borrelia mayonii) that causes Lyme disease in people. Until now, Borrelia burgdorferi was the only species believed to cause Lyme...

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