Environment

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Vatican prepares to make climate change policy plan

By Kirkland An
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Environment | The Vatican will meet next week to form Pope Francis’ campaign to persuade world leaders to take action against climate change. Francis’ expected…

Botanists bemoan loss of university plant-degree programs

By Sarah Wedel
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Higher Education | College students across the country are increasingly shying away from studying botany. Since 1988, the National Science Foundation reports the number of…

Obama’s hot-air commencement address

By Cal Thomas
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Climate Change | I didn’t attend my commencement ceremony at American University in Washington, D.C. I chose instead to receive my degree in the mail. I didn’t want to…

Environmentalists vs. babies

Environmentalists vs. babies

By Ashley Thorne
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Environment | Eco-consciousness advocates seek to justify opposition to God’s command for us to ‘be fruitful and multiply’

Globe Trot: Freed Boko Haram captives tell of abuse, starvation

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Some women held by Boko Haram were stoned to death as the army closed in to rescue them. The freed women said they were fed only ground, dry…

Harmful hype?

By Julie Borg
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Science | President links health risks to climate change in order to justify executive actions 

Groups aim to make up for lost forests with Arbor Day plantings

By George Weaver
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Environment | Conservation groups are converging on empty green spaces in urban areas across the country today, armed with shovels and saplings. The mass tree plantings are…

FDA approves GMO apples, potatoes that don’t brown

By Julie Borg
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Food | Apples and potatoes that turn brown within minutes of exposure to the air and spoil the aesthetic appeal of the most carefully prepared dishes, may soon be a…

Dunkin’ Donuts strips munchkins of their nanoparticles

Dunkin’ Donuts strips munchkins of their nanoparticles

By Julie Borg
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Food | For a limited time only, Dunkin’ Donuts customers can order their sugary breakfast treats sprinkled with candies, glazed with chocolate, or dusted with…

‘Scientists say’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Climate Change | The blessing and curse of writing well is that in college you can produce term papers full of nonsense and get an “A.” A discerning professor will flag it…

Coal’s kill fee

By Daniel James Devine
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Energy | Electricity prices are rising as coal plants fall in the wake of Washington’s anti-carbon agenda

The greening of the church

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Government | One of the reasons Republican Larry Hogan won the governor’s seat in Maryland is because the tax policies of his Democrat predecessor were unpopular, such…

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