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Endangered status sought for snail near Nevada lithium mine

Today News || RENO, Nev. — Conservationists are seeking Endangered Species Act protection for a tiny snail half the size…

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Little talk of rainforest protection in the Brazilian Amazon

Today News || RIO DE JANEIRO — In the Brazilian Amazon these days, it’s nearly impossible to run for office…

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Man who destroyed vast forest wins demise of park

Today News || RIO DE JANEIRO — In a move that shocked environmentalists, the government of Brazil’s third-largest state has…

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2nd state in Mexico begins avocado exports to U.S. market

Today News || MEXICO CITY — U.S. consumers will finally get the chance to try avocados from Jalisco after 25…

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Bacteria that causes rare tropical disease found in US soil

Fitness & Health: NEW YORK — A germ that causes a rare and sometimes deadly disease — long thought to…

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New Colombian president pledges to protect rainforest

Today News || RIO DE JANEIRO — Gustavo Petro, Colombia’s first elected leftist president, will take office in August with…

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Tribal leaders and feds reestablish Bears Ears Commission

Today News || SALT LAKE CITY — Federal officials and tribal nations have formally reestablished a commission to oversee land…

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Why the global soil shortage threatens food, medicine and the climate

Today News || Soil can be considered black gold, and we’re running out it. The United Nations declared soil finite…

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Immersed in crisis, Peru neglects Amazon’s destruction

Today News || RIO DE JANEIRO — Peru has descended into one of the worst political crises in its history…

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Zimbabwe’s tobacco rebounds amid worries over health, labor

Today News || HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe, Africa’s biggest tobacco grower and one of the world’s top exporters of the…

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