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Sustainability

The giant pandas at the National Zoo know how to make the most of a snow day — head first and belly up.
The top dogs of the oceanic food web have been overfished to the point of collapse, a troubling new study says.
From border wall funds to the Muslim ban, the accomplishments Trump bragged about were done by executive action and have just as readily been undone.
Laura Sharrad shared an image of her parents' home in the South Australian region.
Less than two weeks into 2021 and it's already brought us lasso snakes.
From record-breaking bushfires to devastating hurricanes, human-driven climate change keeps killing us.
The lion had a huge size advantage and showed it was agile too.
“A couple of years ago, I would never have believed it,” one scientist said. “I’ve never seen anything like this.”
As the coronavirus pandemic raged, hopes this year would be pivotal for climate change action faded. But all is not lost. Yet.
Thirty-one species were declared extinct in the latest Red List — but it's not all bad news. Several species, including the European bison, have been recovering.