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'Rotten' gets to the bottom of the food chain

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Thu, 01/04/2018 (All day)

The truth is hard to swallow. That’s the tagline for “Rotten,” Netflix’s new original documentary series about the shady business behind the food we eat.

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As Mass Coral Bleaching Occurs More Frequently, Hopes For Recovery Fade, Study Finds

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Fri, 01/05/2018 (All day)

Mass coral bleaching events are happening far more frequently than in the past, giving some of the world’s most majestic and fragile ecosystems almost no time to recover, according to a new paper published Thursday in the journal Science.

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California offshore drilling could be expanded for the first time since 1984 under federal leasing proposal

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Thu, 01/04/2018 (All day)

The Trump administration, inviting a political backlash from coastal state leaders, on Thursday proposed to open for exploration the largest expanse of the nation’s offshore oil and natural gas reserves ever offered to global energy companies, including waters off the coast of California.

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Born in the U.S.A. and working in the fields — what gives?

Published: 
Thu, 01/04/2018 (All day)

Nicholas Andrew Flores swatted at the flies orbiting his sweat-drenched face as he picked alongside a crew of immigrants through a cantaloupe field in California’s Central Valley.

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Southern California's water year has been nearly bone dry so far, making some history

Published: 
Wed, 01/03/2018 (All day)

Southern California is seeing one of its driest starts to the water year in decades, the National Weather Service said Wednesday.