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  • Tropical deforestation threatens global food production

    By Chris Arsenault
  • A soft coral may withstand climate change, study shows

    MIAMI As the oceans absorb more carbon on a planet increasingly choked by greenhouse gases, scientists worry its reefs the great storm-deflecting rampart for much of the tropics will crumble and fall. But a study by the University of Miami Rosenstiel...

    Autism risk linked to particulate air pollution

    Children whose mothers were exposed to high levels of fine particulate pollution in late pregnancy have up to twice the risk of developing autism as children of mothers breathing cleaner air, scientists at Harvard School of Public Health reported on...

    N.Y. issues fracking ban after health department report

    New York state officials announced on Wednesday a ban on fracking, the controversial method of mining for gas and oil, after releasing the results of a year-long study. ------------ FOR THE RECORD 3:38 p.m.: An earlier version of this post referred...

    EPA rules on coal ash may disappoint environmentalists, buoy industry

    WASHINGTON The federal government is about to announce its first rules for the handling and storage of potentially toxic coal ash, months after tons of the waste spilled into a major river in North Carolina. Environmental groups, though, are preparing...