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Neil Vora: ‘The Last of Us’ is right. Our warming planet is a petri dish

Scientists like me worry that climate change and ecosystem destruction may be creating opportunities for fungal pathogens to grow more infectious, spread over larger distances and reach more people.

The hidden costs of cheap meat

The hidden costs of cheap meat

The animal rights activist Leah Garcés discusses how modern meat production harms animals, people and the environment.
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Novel study connects melting glaciers with viral spillover

High volumes of glacial runoff are associated with greater opportunities for viruses to jump from one species to another, an analysis of genetic material from the Arctic shows.

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How the human life span doubled in 100 years

Between 1920 and 2020, the average human life span doubled. How did we do it? Science mattered — but so did activism.
Protecting land and animals will mitigate future pandemics, report says

Protecting land and animals will mitigate future pandemics, report says

The same forces driving extinction, habitat loss, and climate change will also lead to future pandemics, say an international group of scientists.
How will state parks survive 2020?

How will state parks survive 2020?

In an unprecedented year of pandemic and natural disasters, cash-strapped state parks now face funding cutbacks.
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