July 18, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Social media, DNA typing help identify source of foodborne strep outbreak

Facebook posts helped alert public health officials to a strep throat outbreak among a high school dance team in 2012, and DNA fingerprinting led investigators to pasta prepared by a previously ill parent as the likely source. Although strep throat, or… Continue reading

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July 11, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Snakes devour more mosquito-eating birds as climate change heats forests

Rising temperatures threaten wild birds, including the Missouri-native Acadian flycatcher, by making snakes more active, according to biologists. They noted that farmers, public health officials and wildlife managers should be aware of complex indirect… Continue reading

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August 31, 2012
by Amanda Eaken
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Team NRDC gears up for Climate Ride – 320 mile bicycle fundraiser

Amanda Eaken, Deputy Director, Sustainable Communities, San Francisco
One week from tomorrow, the eleven riders that make up Team NRDC will embark on Climate Ride, a 320-mile bicycle journey that starts near Eureka and makes its way dow… Continue reading

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April 25, 2012
by Frances Beinecke
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India’s Solar Sector Has Grown Rapidly, Driving down Costs and Slashing Pollution

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
India has dramatically expanded its reliance on solar power over the past two years. Solar installations have sprouted across the nation and costs for this clean energy have dropped, ac… Continue reading

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