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National Briefing | West: Hawaii: Lava Gawkers Arrested

published about 7 hours ago
A man and a woman have been arrested in the town of Pahoa for trespassing to see lava, the police said Friday.

Dot Earth Blog: Can Congress Act to Block Fungal Threat to U.S. Amphibians?

published about 17 hours ago
Dot Earth Blog: Can Congress Act to Block Fungal Threat to U.S. Amphibians?
Scientists warn that a potent fungus poses a grave threat to American salamanders, with the pet trade the probable path without more controls.

Political Memo: Why Republicans Keep Telling Everyone They’re Not Scientists

published 1 day ago
Political Memo: Why Republicans Keep Telling Everyone They’re Not Scientists
The refrain from Republicans is a stopgap between two politically untenable positions: the denial of climate change and the embrace of policies to address it.

National Briefing | West: Hawaii: Guard Providing Volcano Security

published 1 day ago
The National Guard is deploying 83 service members to help provide security to the rural town of Pahoa as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road and threatens to further isolate the community.

The Texas Tribune: A County Resents Oil Drilling, Despite the Money It Brings In

published 1 day ago
The Texas Tribune: A County Resents Oil Drilling, Despite the Money It Brings In
Most Glasscock County farmers are powerless to stop energy developers from drilling wells, even as it destroys valuable crop land.