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Little known about non-natural chemicals increasingly being found in environment

Pesticides, ingredients from sunscreen, an artificial sweetener and the plasticizer bisphenol-A,were among the chemicals found.

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The drugs we eat - Chemicals on farms end up on your plate
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The drugs we eat - Chemicals on farms end up on your plate

If we are what we eat then we should have a far better understanding of how a turkey becomes, in less than five months, such a splendid bird or how a farmed salmon glows Barbie doll pink.

How California's firestorm spread so mind-bogglingly fast: From 'Diablo' winds to climate trends.

The firestorm that engulfed large parts of Napa and Sonoma Counties in California on Monday will go down in history as one of the worst such events ever recorded in the Golden State.

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Fracking in Scotland could be banned indefinitely.

Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse said that an existing moratorium on fracking from 2015 that put planning approvals in the country on hold for unconventional oil and gas extraction, including fracking, would continue “indefinitely”.

The Scottish government announced an “effective ban” on fracking on Tuesday, Oct. 3.

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We’ve played chicken with food safety … and we’ve lost.

The meat industry is bad for us and bad for the planet. It’s time to end unsustainable 'food Fordism.'

We’ve played chicken with food safety … and we’ve lost

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2 gonzo ideas for slowing down a hurricane that might actually work.

Scientists are looking into ways to weaken hurricanes early on.

Hurricane Maria rampaged through Puerto Rico last week, leaving behind an ongoing humanitarian crisis for the island’s 3.4 million residents who are struggling without electricity and clean water.

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