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Don't Toss That Turkey: Unilever Says Restaurants Need To Cut Waste

Up to now, food waste hasn't been a big priority for Unilever, though it's one of the central flaws in the global food system. Now, the company is realizing that it's a big concern among diners.
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Deer Wasting A Concern For Virginia

The Virginia Department of Game and Fisheries is asking for help from the state's hunters in trying to contain the spread of a chronic neurological disease.

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Warmth In Winter: Smart Windows To Let Heat In

Windows treated with an insulating film are twice as efficient as regular double-pane windows, since they block heat from entering a building. That's useful on warm days, but inefficient when it's cold. One lab is researching a new coating that could be turned on and off with an electrical current.
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Ahead Of Climate Talks, U.S. Leadership In Question

A presidential pledge to reduce emissions two years ago went nowhere in Congress. Today, the U.S. is spewing more carbon dioxide than ever into the atmosphere. Without meaningful U.S. action on emissions, a global pact seems unlikely to emerge from U.N. climate talks under way in Durban, South Africa.
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Thousands Of Tree Seedlings To Be Planted In Virginia

More than 30,000 tree seedlings will be planted across the state of Virginia this spring, thanks to a donation from a Northern Virginia furniture store.

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Black Friday Can Also Mean Green Friday

While many people think of Black Friday as a time to get deals on electronics or early gifts, one group of retailers is urging consumers to shop around... for energy.

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Great Dismal Swamp Fire Burns Out

The wildfire that burned for more than three months in Virginia's Great Dismal Swamp is finally out, according to state environment officials.

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Photographer Captures Plight Of The Tiger

Fewer than 3,200 tigers exist in the wild. Photographer Steve Winter traveled to Asia to document their perilous situation.
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Bush Meat: When Conservation And Child Nutrition Collide

Bush meat has been a critical part of the Malagasy diet, warding off anemia and malnutrition. The challenge: Balancing the needs of local people in cases where tasty wildlife is also critically endangered.

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