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The extraordinary return of sea otters to Glacier Bay

Using a new approach, CSU researchers discovered that the Glacier Bay sea otter population grew more than 21 percent per year between 1993 and 2012.

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An electric fix for removing long-lasting chemicals in groundwater

Studies have shown that a method called electrochemical oxidation is an effective way to remove PFASs from wastewater. But carrying it out at the field scale is an entirely different challenge.

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Why states are pushing ahead with clean energy despite Trump’s embrace of coal

The fact is that the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan codified where the utility industry was already going.

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Six charts that illustrate the divide between rural and urban America

We’ve all heard of the great divide between life in rural and urban America. But what are the factors that contribute to these differences? We asked sociologists, economists, geographers and historians to describe the divide from different angles.

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Upgrading our infrastructure: Targeting repairs for locks, dams and bridges

For the second time in a row, America’s infrastructure has earned a grade of D+ from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Why Wall Street is like a used car lot

As the New York Stock Exchange marks its bicentennial, it is worth asking, what do stock markets actually do?

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Why farmers and ranchers think the EPA Clean Water Rule goes too far

President Trump is expected to issue an executive order directing federal agencies to revise the Clean Water Rule, a major regulation published by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers in 2015.

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20 years after Dolly: Everything you always wanted to know about the cloned sheep and what came next

Dolly was an important milestone, inspiring scientists to continue improving cloning technology as well as to pursue new concepts in stem cell research.

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Scientist at work: Tracking muskoxen in a warming Arctic

Joel Berger is returning to the Arctic to continue his research on large animals that live in cold places.

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