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Bomb-sniffing spinach; Religious leaders and the environment

Tapping into chemical pathways According to a study in the journal Nature Materials, scientists have nanoengineered a spinach plant that is able to detect the...

Surpassing Earthly politics

Since August 2010, when the Curiosity rover landed in the Gale Crater on Mars, it’s been providing earthlings a close-up look at our neighboring...

Water rights in Aspen; Lawsuit in Peru

Damming the beauty of Aspen Faced with concern over a growing population and rising temperatures due to climate change, Aspen City Council recently voted to...

Iraq’s skies darken as ISIS torches oil

Even at the height of the day, the skies in many parts of northern Iraq are dark as the Islamic State (ISIS) torches oil...

Dam releases dirty energy; CSU continues to study methane

Dam releases dirty energy The U.S. Department of the Interior released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) regarding the Glen Canyon Dam, admitting the dam...

Harm to Table creates conversation about local food

As temperatures rise and ecosystems change, many plants are in danger of rapid decline. In the foothills around Boulder, the osha plant, wild sarsaparilla...

Preserving land with plein air painting

An estimated 5.2 million people will visit Boulder County Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) this year. The land is famous for inspiring Boulder...

Saving bison; Free trade palm oil

Wild ‘N Free event focuses on saving bison Hundreds of bison are removed every year from the Yellowstone area in what land managers say is...

Faith in going carbon free

For many people, religion offers a path to a better life. Mt. View United Methodist Church has developed a different kind of path that...

Local author personalizes sustainability

From the outside looking in, there is a lot to learn from centenarians, people who live to be one hundred years old or older....

Reacting to climate change; Banning fracking in Latin America

How species could react to a changing climate New research from scientists at the University of Wisconsin Madison and Aarhus University in Denmark shows where...

A threat to ‘America’s best idea’

A thousand years ago, the stones in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico anchored the epicenter of Puebloan culture. They were assembled in great, multi-story buildings with...
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