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Living on Earth: Beyond The Headlines

On PRI's Living On Earth, host Steve Curwood and EHN/Daily Climate's Peter Dykstra on Costa Rica's lofty fossil-fuel-free goals and good news on cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.

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Where have all our insects gone?

There is a crisis in the countryside – and a massive decline in insect numbers could have significant consequences for the environment
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Weekend Reader:  Read this and weep.

A snapshot of the progress and opportunities lost on Election Day 2016.

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is in the business of making sure we learn from disasters. They found the regulatory and management failures that killed 15 firefighters in the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. The Trump Administration has let the CSB wither, and has recommended that it disappear entirely.

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