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In this May 28, 2016 photo provided by Zion National Park, people gather at the entrance to the Narrow in Zion National Park, Utah. The sweeping red-rock vistas at Zion National Park are increasingly filled with a bumper crop of visitors, and now park managers are weighing an unusual step to stem the tide: : Requiring tourists to make RSVPs to get in.  (Zion National Park via AP)
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It would be a first for a U.S. national park: Requiring reservations to get in....
This undated image released by Discovery Channel shows a great white shark. The channel's annual Shark Week will include requests to support Oceana, an advocacy group focused on ocean conservation. Shark Week's opening lineup Sunday includes "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White," with Olympian Michael Phelps testing his speed against that of a great white shark. (Discovery Channel via AP)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Discovery Channel wants Shark Week viewers to be donors as well.   ...
"Preparing medical response to disasters" by US Army Africa licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, Health, News
Based on new findings shared at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, difficult life experiences can contribute to Alzheimer’s disease and...
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Environment, Previews
Juliana Schirmer, Development Director of the Regional Parks Foundation, discusses the significance of creating universal fundraising campaigns in order to...
"scientific researchers and academics" by kuldeep singh licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, Foundations, Health, News
The Cooper Foundation received a $2.2 million gift to further explore the prevalence of stem cells in cancers and wound...
"Electric car charging station" by Håkan Dahlström licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, News
Due to a recent increase of drivers within the U.S., more citizens have begun to purchase electric cars, but critics...
FILE- In this July 6, 2000, file photo, Pilot Rock rises into the clouds in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument near Lincoln, Ore. After touring the "unique" Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Oregon and speaking to ranchers, loggers and environmentalists, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke must next make a recommendation on whether it should be abolished or resized. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard, File)
AP, Environment, News
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — After touring the "unique" Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Oregon and speaking to ranchers, loggers and environmentalists,...
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Elizabeth Babcock, Chief Public Engagement Officer of the California Academy of Sciences, discusses how wonder and the desire to protect...
FILE - In this July 13, 2017 file photo, Calif., Gov. Jerry Brown, left, testifies in support of a pair of climate change bills as Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, looks on during a hearing of the Senate Environmental Quality Committee, in Sacramento, Calif. California lawmakers are nearing a high-stakes decision that will decide the fate of a climate initiative that Brown holds up as a model to be replicated around the world to confront rising global temperatures. A vote is set for Monday on whether to give another decade of life to California's cap-and-trade program. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,file)
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are nearing a high-stakes decision that will decide the fate of a climate initiative...
"Oregon Coast" by Sheila Sund licensed under CC BY 2.0
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CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University is leading the effort to build the nation's next class of research vessels...
"Baby" by Mysudbury.ca Ouisudbury.ca licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Environment, News
In a new study published in Environmental Research Letters, researchers say having fewer children may help fight climate change.   ...
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Environment, Foundations, Previews
Beth Nordlund, Executive Director of Anchorage Park Foundation, discusses the origin of the foundation and how they encourage volunteer support....
A blue whale skeleton goes on display in Hintze Hall at the Natural History Museum in London, replacing Dippy the Diplodocus which will be going on a nationwide tour of museums and galleries. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 13, 2017.  Photo credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
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LONDON (AP) — Britain's Natural History Museum in London suspended a gigantic skeleton of a blue whale in its main...
"Polar Bears on Thin Ice" by Christopher Michel licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, News
A group of scientists warn the Earth’s sixth mass wildlife extinction may be imminent following a “biological annihilation.”   ...
"Houston Skyline" by bjoern licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, News
A new report from the Environmental Integrity Project and Environment Texas states that Texas was penalized on less than 3...
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Environment, Previews
Robin Dublin, Executive Director of Alaska Botanical Garden, discusses what makes their gardens unique and what visitors can expect....
FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses climate change at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Gov. Brown plans to convene a Global Climate Action Summit next year in his latest action to position the state as a leader in battling global warming as the White House recedes. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown plans to convene a climate conference next year, his latest action to...
"Antarctica" by Andreas Kambanis licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, News
Scientists in Antarctica are concerned an ice sheet will soon break off and form into one of the largest icebergs...
A man walks by a TV screen showing a local news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un vowed his nation would "demonstrate its mettle to the U.S." and never put its weapons programs up for negotiations a day after test-launching its first intercontinental ballistic missile. The hard line suggests more tests are being prepared as the country tries to perfect a nuclear missile capable of striking anywhere in the United States. The letters read "North Korea, release an ICBM launching video." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 120 countries approved the first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons Friday at a U.N....
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Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, discusses the core values and strategies of the organization....
This undated photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a blacklegged tick - also known as a deer tick. With a bumper crop of blacklegged ticks possible this season, researchers in a Lyme disease-plagued part of New York's Hudson Valley are tackling tick problems across entire neighborhoods with fungal sprays and bait boxes. (CDC via AP)
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RED HOOK, N.Y. (AP) — Maybe it will take a village to fight Lyme disease. Or a bunch of them.   ...
"Honeybees" by Jennifer C. licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, News
Based on a new field study, insecticides have recently been confirmed to cause damage to honeybee colonies.     ...
"JUMP!" by Christopher Michel licensed under CC BY 2.0
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SEATTLE (AP) — The endangered killer whales that frequent the inland waters of Washington state are having pregnancy problems because...
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Polly Carr, Executive Director of Alaska Center for the Environment and Alaska Conservation Voters, talks about the vision of both...

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