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Diving with Purpose—How Veterans Are Healing Their Wounds by Helping the National Park Service

When veterans retire from the military—whether voluntarily or from injury—it can be a difficult transition. Gone is the camaraderie that gave their lives structure and often lost is a sense of purpose. A partnership with the National Park Service is helping wounded warriors to heal and restore connections by giving them a mission underwater.
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Fading Fast? Colorado's Iconic Aspen Trees Will Likely Decline with Climate Change

Tourists in Colorado's high country might want to snap a lot pictures while they can. Researchers predict that climate change will reduce the number of aspens that make fall color in the Rocky Mountains so captivating. Listen now >

The Dam Nobody Wants Just Won’t Go Away

The construction of dams on rivers worldwide has stopped the natural flow of sand and silt to the sea—resulting in coastal wetland loss and disappearing beaches—as well as preventing fish from reaching vital spawning grounds. But when the decision is made to remove a dam it can be remarkably challenging. Just ask the people of Ventura, California, who’ve been trying for 20 years—and are not much closer to ditching a dam that supplies no water but packs a lot of downsides—and risk. Listen now >


Newscast for
November 29, 2020

Before the Trump administration leaves, it's rushing to pass rules that may be harmful to the environment or benefit corporations.

Why dolphins don't get the bends.

Using one problem to solve another is the philosophy of a company that aims to house millions of people who lack adequate shelter.

The Big Island of Hawai'i gets a lot of rain but struggles to meet demands for freshwater. Scientists may have just discovered a new source.

Oysters have gone unsold due to the pandemic. A new solution dumps them to restore ecosystems—and
save jobs.

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