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Republicans Have Been Putting a Ton of Work Into Screwing Over Endangered Species

It’s been a brutal legislative session for endangered plants and animals. Just in the past week and a half, Congressional Republicans moved forward at least a dozen measures intended to gut the Endangered Species Act. On Thursday, the House passed an Interior appropriations bill that would cut funding for environmental and science programs

Peru passes law allowing roads through pristine Amazon rainforest

Pope warned on Friday of threat to Amazon and its peoples but now new roads in border areas could affect five indigenous reserves Peru passes law allowing roads through pristine Amazon rainforest Pope warned on Friday of threat to Amazon

Flotillas of fire ants add new layer of horror to post-Harvey flood havoc

Images of ants swarming together in rafts and riding on top of floodwaters alarm TexansThere is a new threat to the millions of people in Texas affected by Mike Hixenbaugh (@Mike_Hixenbaugh) Pro tip: Don't touch the floating fire ant colonies. They will ruin your day. pic.twitter.com/uwJd0rA7qB hurricane

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