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2014 Scripps Spelling Bee Crowns Co-Champions »

his has been an exciting year for the 89-year-old Scripps National Spelling Bee. First there were the Missouri kids that exhausted the spelling list and had to have a rematch and now, two finalists…

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Helping Parents Get Kids Outside »

We all have those memories from childhood: jumping into a cool lake on a hot summer day, intently watching ants on the march or spending hours just laying back and…

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Sea World’s New Friends »

  By TFK Kid Reporter Alaa Osman Sea World Orlando has a new attraction. It’s called Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin. I got to visit the Florida theme park on opening weekend…

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Assumed safety of pesticide use is false, says top government scientist »

Damning assessment by one of the UK’s chief scientific advisers says global regulations have ignored the impacts of ‘dosing whole landscapes’ and must change. The…

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Third of Earth’s soil is acutely degraded due to agriculture »

Fertile soil is being lost at rate of 24bn tonnes a year through intensive farming as demand for food increases, says UN-backed study. A third…

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In China, the water you drink is as dangerous as the air you breathe »

Shanghai, with its chic cafes, glitzy shopping malls and organic health food shops, is emblematic of improving quality of life for China’s urban middle class. Yet while the city’s veil of smog has lifted slightly in recent years, its water pollution crisis continues unabated – 85% of the water in…

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Biodiversity

Could U.S. Endangered Species Rules Go Extinct?

Once nearly extinct, gray wolves have rebounded in recent years under the…

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Climate change

Long-lost Congo notebooks may shed light on how trees react to climate change

A cache of decaying notebooks found in a crumbling Congo…

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Assumed safety of pesticide use is false, says top government scientist

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Access to nature reduces depression and obesity, finds European study

Trees and green spaces are unrecognized healers offering benefits from…

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Renewable energy

Oil giants need to invest heavily in renewables by 2035, says analysis

More than a fifth of investment by the largest oil…

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Forest & Land

Third of Earth’s soil is acutely degraded due to agriculture

Fertile soil is being lost at rate of 24bn tonnes…

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Water & Wetland

Reining in the Rain

Where many see rain as a nuisance, Japan’s Makoto Murase…

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Environmental livelihood

Care for herbal drink from jute?

Bangladeshi scientists claim to have recreated a long-lost recipe of…

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Organic agriculture

Assumed safety of pesticide use is false, says top government scientist

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Three wildlife rangers killed in attack by violent militia in DRC

Three rangers have been killed and another is missing after…

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Eco-tourism

Ecotourism – Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Bangladesh is a country filled with natural wonders and untouched…

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Bangladesh Exclusive

City stung by chikungunya: Several hundred cases recorded since mid-April

As many as 566 people in the capital city Dhaka…

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