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Commercially managed bumblebees and honey bees may be contributing to wild pollinator decline.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Finding may revise estimates of forests’ carbon-capturing prowess.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

Two analyses of ecological research projects warn that natural processes in the soil increase the threat of global warming.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Clams made yearly temperature records centuries before we took measurements.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Study quantifies threats to plants and points the finger -- at us.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

A new study suggests certain nanoparticles could help salt-stressed plants grow, but the overall picture remains complicated.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

On Maryland's Eastern Shore, researchers are testing how well methods to limit agricultural pollution to the Chesapeake Bay actually work.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

New research changes our understanding of how humidity influenced the evolution of the human nose.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Gold medalist Vincent Hancock of the United States of America in the Skeet Men Finals during Day 7 of the ISSF World Cup Shotgun on March 23, 2013 in Acapulco, Mexico.

Scientists argue non-toxic alternatives such as steel would keep many tons of lead out of the environment each year.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

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