A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
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We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
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If only they had developed monkey boats. Tiny little monkey boats! Oh man I wish they had monkey boats.
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Some animals and plants stand to gain plenty.
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We spent twenty-four hours on a Greenpeace boat in the Gulf of Mexico looking for oil and dispersant among marine life. On the six-month anniversary of the leak, we report back
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Arctic climatologist Konrad Steffen has spent 18 consecutive springs on the Greenland ice cap, personally building and installing the weather stations that help the world's scientists understand what's happening up there. And what's happening may be much worse than anyone thought possible
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