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Disturbing allegations of sexual harassment leveled at noted scientist.

Years ago, two women allege, their team leader sexually harassed them in Antarctica. Now they are taking action.

A COLD CASE Years ago, two women allege, their team

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Hate group targets enviro journalists.
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Hate group targets enviro journalists.

The anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, identified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, has announced plans to protest next week at educational institutions in Pittsburgh and at the Society of Environmental Journalists’ conference Downtown.

Westboro Baptist Church plans pickets in Pittsburgh, Pine-Richland HS next week

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Farmer wants a revolution: 'How is this not genocide?'

Health comes from the ground up, Charles Massy says – yet chemicals used in agriculture are ‘causing millions of deaths’. Susan Chenery meets the writer intent on changing everything about the way we grow, eat and think about food.

The kurrajong tree has scars in its wrinkled trunk, the healed wounds run long and vertical under its ancient bark. Standing in front of the homestead, it nestles in a dip on high tableland from which there is a clear view across miles and miles of rolling plains to the coastal range of south-east Australia.

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These tiny beads are designed to soak up the sunblock chemical that's killing coral.

Your sunscreen might protect you, but it's killing coral. These algae and lobster-shell beads could help protect our reefs.

A tiny amount of oxybenzone, a UV-blocking chemical that’s commonly found in sunscreen, can stunt and deform the growth of coral reefs, sometimes killing the coral. In Hawaii, lawmakers are attempting to ban the sunscreens that contain the chemical so snorkelers don’t unwittingly destroy the reefs they visit.

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Freeze-dried dung gives clue to Asian elephant stress.

"Collecting fresh faecal samples is not as easy as it may sound," says researcher Sanjeeta Sharma Pokharel.

"Collecting fresh faecal samples is not as easy as it may sound," says researcher Sanjeeta Sharma Pokharel.

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Melting ice sheets are releasing pollutants in our water — bacteria could take some of that out of play.

Windborne microbes shifting in the snows of the great ice sheet of Greenland may be able to neutralize some of the industrial contaminants oozing out of the melting ice.


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