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Populations with a variety of genes can help a species adapt to threats like diseases and climate change.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Low oxygen areas are disappearing almost a month earlier than they did 30 years ago.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Canadian company shows that hydrocarbon fuel made from captured CO2 could compete with fossil fuels.

Tracy Staedter, Contributor

The solution flowing through the Keystone pipeline isn't just crude oil. Scientists are now learning what that means for spills.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Rainstorms deposit sediment that hampers the effects of sunlight on lakes and rivers.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Citizen scientists confirm that plastic pollution is blemishing previously pristine beaches in the Arctic Ocean.

Kimberly Hickok, Contributor

Wastewater from oil drilling is triggering earthquakes, and no one can predict where they will strike or how hard they will shake.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Efforts could help reproduce frankincense before natural sources disappear.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

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