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Virginia Launches News Pesticides Website

Virginia has launched a website to assist homeowners, gardeners and others on the safe use of pesticides.

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'Torture Lab' Kills Trees To Learn How To Save Them

Just how do trees die? It seems like a simple question, but the answer still eludes scientists. And understanding forest ecology is increasingly important as the effects of climate change begin to take root.
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Replanting Trees In New Orleans, La.

Hike For KaTREEna is dedicated to reforesting the city and have helped to plant 13,400 trees since 2006.
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Storm Forces Republicans To Cancel Monday Convention Events

GOP officials abruptly scrapped the first day of their national convention in Tampa, Fla., because of Tropical Storm Isaac.

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Is It Too Late To Defuse The Danger Of Megafires?

Millions of acres of forest in the Southwest are overgrown — and ripe to ignite as climate change intensifies drought and heat. Selective thinning and other efforts aim to reduce the risk of catastrophic fires, but those efforts may not be enough to overcome ever-bigger, ever-hotter fires.
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'Carbon Nation' Tackles Climate Change, By Ignoring It

The documentary film 'Carbon Nation' aims to get viewers to make more climate-friendly energy choices but director Peter Blyck says he isn't trying to change anyone's views on climate change. Byck discusses the film, and his "common sense" approach to curbing CO2 emissions.

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