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America’s been rolling back natural land protections since 1892—but never like this
The legal protections put in place in the U.S. and worldwide to preserve natural areas are increasingly being altered or erased.
How The U.S. Government Is Shutting Down Antarctica
Political struggle could have permanent scientific effects.
Journal Says Congress Is Damaging Science
The government shutdown is harming important scientific work in many ways, a Nature editorial this week reminds us.
Free Software Tool Aims To Fight Government Secrecy
This crowdfunded Freedom Of Information Act algorithm seeks to liberate guarded knowledge.
Designers Spruce Up The Government’s Crappy PowerPoint
Our government wins in espionage, but not in PowerPoint. Luckily for the NSA, there's the Internet.
A Concise History Of The NSA’s Online Spying Program PRISM
Crucial to the program? Online tech companies.
Let’s All Just Believe What This Shifty CIA-Funded Data-Collecting Company Says
Really: Why would they bother telling us the truth?
Obama Launching Massive Initiative To Map The Human Brain
A coalition of scientists, with government funding starting at $100 million in 2014, will map brain circuitry in action.
A Map Of Where Drones Are Allowed In The U.S.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation releases the Federal Aviation Administration's drone authorization list. See who's allowed to fly drones in your neighborhood!
The White House Gloriously Shoots Down Petition To Build A Death Star
"This Isn't the Petition Response You're Looking For"