Damian Barquin

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'This is an emergency': Florida bird may soon be extinct

KENANSVILLE — A type of sparrow that lives only in Florida has mysteriously plunged in number so dramatically that scientists fear it will vanish …

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Can Genetic Engineering Save the Florida Orange?

Genetically modified oranges might save Florida's blighted groves—if Americans will drink the juice.<p>Citrus greening, the plague that could wipe out Florida's $9 billion orange industry, begins with the touch of a jumpy brown bug on a sun-kissed leaf.<p>From there, the bacterial disease incubates in …

Northwest states talk green, invest dirty

You know those proposed coal terminals and the ramped-up oil-train traffic that many Washingtonians and Oregonians vehemently oppose? You know, the …

Why the future of food tastes like a mealworm

A chili-lime mealworm was not my first pick for a snack, but it turned out to be quite delicious. Not to mention food for thought.<p>The worms (really …

Scotland Will Soon Be Home to the World's First Self-Sufficient Island

Scotland’s Eigg Island might just be the world’s greenest island – and not only because of its pristine untouched landscape. The tiny isle off the …

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