Twin Cities Edition

Archive of: Global Brief and NAPC

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Coral Care

Coral Care

To fight the rapid decline of coral species, the Center for Biological Diversity is filing a lawsuit seeking protective action by the federal government under the Endangered Species Act.

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Hot Topic

Hot Topic

Interest in regenerative agriculture, which stores more carbon dioxide in the soil, is growing so fast that 250 soil health bills have been introduced in legislative bodies in the last two years.

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Moon Rocks

Moon Rocks

Seismometers deployed by NASA astronauts half a century ago have picked up surprising “moonquakes” on our 4.6-billion-year-old moon.

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Fluorescent Findings

Fluorescent Findings

A new study found that fluorescent lights increase inflammation in the tissues and organs of animals.

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Floating Solar

Floating Solar

Installing floating solar panels on only a quarter of U.S. manmade reservoirs could generate about 10 percent of national energy needs.

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Bagging It

Bagging It

The use of plastic bags in the Empire State—23 billion a year that mostly end up in landfills and waterways—will become illegal in March.

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Bad Air

Bad Air

Air pollution not only shortens lives, it makes psychotic experiences during adolescence more likely, new research shows.

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Tiny Flossers

Tiny Flossers

A University of Pennsylvania scientific team has designed microscopic robots that can precisely and non-invasively remove teeth plaque.

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Copper Conflict

Copper Conflict

Strong opposition is building against the federal approval of a massive copper mine in the midst of sacred indigenous land in Arizona that would have severe environmental impacts.

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Eco-Camping

Eco-Camping

We can minimize our impact on nature while still enjoying it by using such strategies as buying tents made of recycled materials, forgoing single-use plastics, and packing our trash out instead of burning it.

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