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Environmental monitoring offers low-cost tool for typhoid fever surveillance

Researchers can accurately track where typhoid fever cases are highest by monitoring environmental samples for viruses called bacteriophages that specifically…

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EPA again OKs use of toxic herbicide linked to Parkinson’s disease | US Environmental Protection Agency

The US Environmental Protection Agency is doubling down on its controversial finding that a toxic herbicide is safe for use…

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Are environmental toxins putting future generations at risk?

In a study that signals potential reproductive and health complications in humans, now and for future generations, researchers from McGill…

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‘Life-saving’: EPA tightens US pollution controls on soot | US Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized long-awaited new limits on soot, the tiny air pollution particles emitted by sources as…

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How to speak with your family and friends about environmental issues » Yale Climate Connections

This article has been adapted and republished with permission of the authors. We are facing a wide range of enormous…

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Ministers’ nature policies ‘cover up’ environmental failings, wildlife groups say | Conservation

Ministers are “window dressing” with nature policies announced to “cover up” the government’s failings on environmental targets, wildlife groups have…

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Greta Thunberg joins protest against expansion of Hampshire airport | Environmental activism

The climate activist Greta Thunberg has marched alongside local residents and Extinction Rebellion activists to protest against an airport’s expansion…

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The disposable cup crisis: what’s the environmental impact of a to-go coffee? | Waste

No matter how good your office’s coffee is, if you’re like millions of others, you’re probably popping out to a…

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EU bans ‘misleading’ environmental claims that rely on offsetting | Carbon offsetting

Terms such as “climate neutral” or “climate positive” that rely on offsetting will be banned from the EU by 2026…

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