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October 8, 2018
Plastic flakes drop into a sack at a Junyoung Industrial facility in Gimpo, South Korea, in April. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Jean Chung
The world has just over a decade to stop catastrophic global warming, scientists say
October 8, 2018 - 9:24pm
October 5, 2018
Photo from NOAA Photo Library of a plastic sandwich baggy floating in the water. Fish that feed on various salps, jelly-fish, etc. mistake such trash for food and can ingest this with fatal consequences. 

Location: Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
Photographer: Ben Mierement, NOAA NOS (ret.)

https://www.photolib.noaa.gov/htmls/reef2129.htm
Plastic waste in the world's oceans could double by 2030
October 5, 2018 - 11:37am
October 4, 2018
SDSU will lead multi-states look at whether herbicides injure trees
October 4, 2018 - 8:16am
October 1, 2018
Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.
Nobel Prize in medicine goes to cancer immunotherapy researchers
October 1, 2018 - 6:58am
September 28, 2018
Firefighters from Brea, Calif., inspect and cut fireline on Aug. 1, 2018, as the Ranch Fire burns near Upper Lake, Calif. A day earlier, it and the River Fire totaled more than 74,000 acres. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Stuart W. Palley. GETTY OUT
Trump administration sees 7-degree rise in global temperatures
September 28, 2018 - 8:28pm
September 27, 2018
A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources warden helped rescue this owl after it collided with a car in Trempealeau County late Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. The owl, which was not injured, was later released back into the wild. (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
Owl survives after colliding with car in far western Wisconsin
September 27, 2018 - 7:01pm
September 24, 2018
Copperhead snake / Wikimedia Commons
Rare two-headed copperhead snake found in East Coast
September 24, 2018 - 8:04pm
September 23, 2018
Scientists identify four personality types
September 23, 2018 - 7:30am
September 22, 2018
Algae in Lake Mitchell.
Lake Mitchell isn't the only lake with substandard water quality
September 22, 2018 - 7:00am
September 17, 2018
Elon Musk, chief executive officer for Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX), pauses while speaking during the 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Sept. 27, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Susana Gonzalez
SpaceX plans to fly a Japanese billionaire, several artists on trip around the moon
September 17, 2018 - 9:37pm
September 12, 2018
A panoramic image of Blombos Cave in South Africa. Magnus Haaland
Archaeologists just found the oldest drawing. It's a 70,000-year-old hashtag.
September 12, 2018 - 4:32pm
September 11, 2018
Sarah Curtis, left, shares the joy of seeing a monarch butterfly up close with Arlene Nack, a resident at an assisted living facility in Alexandria. Lowell Anderson / Forum News Service
Flying free: Central Minn. woman helps save monarch butterflies
September 11, 2018 - 8:55pm
Scientists discover three new sea creatures in depths of the Pacific Ocean
September 11, 2018 - 4:34pm
September 7, 2018
Jocelyn Bell Burnell today. MUST CREDIT: photo courtesy of the Breakthrough Foundation.
She made the discovery but a man got the Nobel. A half-century later, she's won a $3 million prize.
September 7, 2018 - 7:41am
August 31, 2018
A grizzly bear with a cub in Yellowstone National Park. MUST CREDIT: Frank van Manen/USGS.
Judge halts first grizzly hunts in decades two days before their start
August 31, 2018 - 8:19am
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