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Scientists find the signatures of war on the edge of space.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Climate change is warming our oceans, and that thermal energy is fueling stronger hurricanes.

Annie Roth, Contributor

Satellite images reveal widespread forest growth, but new trees won’t halt climate change and biodiversity loss.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Mixtures of chemical pollutants may harm people and wildlife, even when each chemical is below its regulatory threshold.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

How photographers took the first pictures of lightning.

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

Escaped methane likely warms the climate as much as all natural gas burned in the U.S.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Environmental scientists are so fed up with being ignored they are using satire.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

As erosion claims land, local scientists explore using oysters to preserve parts of the Mississippi delta.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Ambitious plan aims to keep waste out of rivers without massive new pipes.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

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