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Environmental scandal in Chile

Until recently, the disastrous scale of the threat posed by salmon farms to the fauna and National Park of the Aysen region of southern Chile was entirely unknown. The unexpected discovery was made by researchers ...

Jun 22, 2010 4.8 / 5 (4) 0

Deadly quakes are coincidence, scientists say

(AP) -- Experts say there is nothing unusual about the latest spate of earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and now Turkey, but their devastating effects illustrate how increased construction up and down the world's fault lines can ...

Mar 08, 2010 3 / 5 (4) 0

NM farmers work to preserve native chile varieties

(AP) -- Gene Lopez has just finished planting his chile field in the same way he's planted his heat-packed crop for three decades. But as the years pass, there seems to be more immediacy behind each seed he places in the ...

May 11, 2009 4 / 5 (1) 0

Does hotter mean healthier?

Phytophthora blight, caused by Phytophthora capsici, is a major plant disease that affects many crop species worldwide, including chile peppers in New Mexico. Farmers' observations suggested that Phytophthora capsici c ...

Feb 03, 2009 4.5 / 5 (2) 0