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Stories by Jane Braxton Little6 articles archived since 1845

At Chernobyl, Radioactive Danger Lurks in the Trees

At Chernobyl, Radioactive Danger Lurks in the Trees

For 26 years forests around Chernobyl have been absorbing radioactive elements, but a fire would send them skyward again--a concern as summers grow longer, hotter and drier

June 24, 2013 — Jane Braxton Little and The Daily Climate

Plight of the Condors

Once on the verge of extinction, North America's largest land birds have made a dramatic comeback. To ensure their continued survival, biologists are relying on high-tech gadgets and unusual interventions

January 9, 2012 — Jane Braxton Little

Clean Energy from Filthy Water

California cities are pumping their treated wastewater underground to create electricity

July 1, 2010 — Jane Braxton Little
Regrowing Borneo's Rainforest--Tree by Tree

Regrowing Borneo's Rainforest--Tree by Tree

To save orangutans, scientist Willie Smits is restoring a rain forest—and creating new livelihoods for the Indonesian families who help him

January 7, 2009 — Jane Braxton Little

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