States take up global warming fight

Thinking the U.S. Congress has dropped the ball, state and local officials from California to North Carolina are trying to do something about global warming.

Mercury pollution threatens health worldwide, scientists say

Mercury pollution can threaten the health of people, fish and wildlife everywhere, from industrial sites to remote corners of the planet, but reducing mercury use and emissions would lessen those threats, according to a declaration ...

Study: Evolution losing favor in U.S.

The United States ranks near the bottom, just ahead of Turkey, in a new survey measuring public acceptance of evolution in 34 countries.

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