International Eel Smuggling Scheme Centers On Maine

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Australian City Of Melbourne Finds Novel Way To Protect Its Trees

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Norwegian Seed Vault Guarantees Crops Won't Become Extinct

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Rodney Stotts walks across the roof of the Matthew Henson Earth Conservation Center with one of his hawks. A former drug dealer, he is now a falconer — one of only 30 African-American falconers in the U.S., he says. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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In Washington, D.C., A Program In Which Birds And People Lift Each Other Up

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Why Do Journalists Love Reporting On The Everglades?

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A flag bearing the company logo of Royal Dutch Shell flies outside the energy giant's head office in The Hague, Netherlands, in 2014. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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Energy Companies Urge Trump To Remain In Paris Climate Agreement

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A plasticine caterpillar glistens with moisture while awaiting potential predator attacks in the forest of Tai Po Kau, Hong Kong. Chung Yun Tak/Science hide caption

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Scientists Glued Fake Caterpillars On Plants Worldwide. Here's What Happened

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The Agriculture Department established research centers in 2014 to translate climate science into real-world ideas to help farmers and ranchers adapt to a hotter climate. But a tone of skepticism about climate change from the Trump administration has some farmers worried that this research they rely on may now be in jeopardy. Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Workers prepare to release thousands of fingerling Chinook salmon into the Mare Island Strait in Vallejo, Calif., in 2014. A new report names climate change, dams and agriculture as the major threats to the prized and iconic fish, which is still the core of the state's robust fishing industry. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, in Londenderry Township, Pa., was the site of a partial meltdown in 1979. The plant, with its one still-functioning reactor, is having trouble selling its power because it's more expensive than other resources, including natural gas. John S. Zeedick/AP hide caption

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Struggling Nuclear Industry Lobbies State Governments For Help

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On May 4, workers dismantle the charred remains of a house in Firestone, Colo., where an unrefined gas line leak explosion killed two people in April. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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'They're Everywhere': Oil, Gas Wells Dot Developments, Raising Potential Dangers

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Henderson Island, in the South Pacific, is thousands of miles from any major industrial centers or human communities. But it's filled with trash — more than 37 million pieces of it, researchers say. Jennifer Lavers/University of Tasmania hide caption

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Arctic Council Pressures Tillerson To Take Action On Climate Change

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An environmental group finds a high rate of water quality violations in Puerto Rico and calls on officials on the island and in Washington to invest in safety improvements. Ricardo Arduengo/AP hide caption

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Firearms using lead ammunition spray lead dust out of the muzzle and ejection port when fired. Herra Kuulapaa Precires/Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption

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