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A Carbon Tax on Meat?

Health officials say taxing red meat could improve people's diets and lower greenhouse gas emissions, but economists say it won't work

February 4, 2016 — Niina Heikkinen and ClimateWire

Bear Gut Microbes Help Prep Hibernation

Bears’ gut summer bacteria are more diverse and include species that tend to promote energy storage than are the bacteria that live in them during their hibernation  

February 4, 2016 — Karen Hopkin

Sharks Head Straight Home by Smell

Sharks that could smell headed straight back home when taken a few miles away whereas some that had their senses of smell blocked took slower, more erratic paths to their old haunts

January 21, 2016 — Jason G. Goldman

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