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Understanding Christians' Climate Views Can Lead to Better Conversations About the Environment

Understanding Christians' Climate Views Can Lead to Better Conversations About the Environment

| By Emma Frances Bloomfield, University of Nevada, Las Vegas | Aug 10
Studying Christianity provides important insights into how to talk productively about climate change with a variety of audiences.

EPA Won't Approve Warning Labels for Roundup Chemical

EPA Won't Approve Warning Labels for Roundup Chemical

| By Adam Beam | Aug 10
he Trump administration says it won't approve warning labels for products that contain glyphosate, a move aimed at California as it fights one of the world's largest agriculture companies about the potentially cancer-causing chemical.

UK Plans Fast-Track Visa to Attract Scientists After Brexit

UK Plans Fast-Track Visa to Attract Scientists After Brexit

| Aug 9
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he plans to introduce a new fast-track visa to attract more of the world's best scientists to the U.K.

Energy Department Wants to Build Nuclear Test 'Fast' Reactor

Energy Department Wants to Build Nuclear Test 'Fast' Reactor

| By Keith Ridler | Aug 8
A new nuclear test reactor is needed as part of an effort to revamp the nation's fading nuclear power industry by developing safer fuel and power plants, the U.S. Department of Energy said Monday.

Astronauts' Brains Are Subject to Long-Lasting Damage Due to Low-Dose Space Radiation

Astronauts' Brains Are Subject to Long-Lasting Damage Due to Low-Dose Space Radiation

| By Janet E. Baulch, University of California, Irvine and Charles Limoli, University of California, Irvine | Aug 8
The greatest real danger to astronauts may in fact be one that cannot be seen: Space radiation.

Is Pot Safe When Pregnant? Study Seeks Answer, Draws Critics

Is Pot Safe When Pregnant? Study Seeks Answer, Draws Critics

| By Lindsey Tanner | Aug 8
There's no proof that cannabis can relieve morning sickness, and mainstream medicine advises against use in pregnancy because of studies suggesting it might cause premature birth, low birthweight and infant brain deficits.

Florida Doubles Efforts to Hunt Invasive Pythons

Florida Doubles Efforts to Hunt Invasive Pythons

| By Kelli Kennedy | Aug 8
Standing in front of a hissing, squirming 12-foot-long python Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis said he's doubling resources to remove the invasive species that's destroying the natural food chain in Florida's delicate Everglades.

New Michael Moore-Backed Doc Tackles Alternative Energy

New Michael Moore-Backed Doc Tackles Alternative Energy

| By Lindsey Bahr | Aug 8
What if alternative energy isn't all it's cracked up to be? That's the provocative question explored in the documentary "Planet of the Humans," which is backed and promoted by filmmaker Michael Moore.

Still Blocked from Hawaii Peak, Telescope Seeks Spain Permit

Still Blocked from Hawaii Peak, Telescope Seeks Spain Permit

| By Joseph Wilson | Aug 7
The group behind a $1.4 billion telescope planned for Hawaii is applying for a permit to build in Spain as ongoing protests and a human blockade prevent them from starting construction on Mauna Kea.

Puffins Fill Up Nesting Islands This Year Despite Challenges

Puffins Fill Up Nesting Islands This Year Despite Challenges

| By Patrick Whittle | Aug 6
One of the most beloved birds in Maine is having one of its most productive seasons for mating pairs in years on remote islands off the state's coast.

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