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The planet's ozone layer may be thinning over earth’s heavily populated areas. Robert Lee Hotz at the Wall Street Journal reports, "In a new analysis, scientists detect shrinking of the planet’s protective shield at lower levels of the stratosphere over... Read more

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In a surprising study, scientists say everyday chemicals now rival cars as a source of air pollution. Chris Mooney at The Washington Post reports that "the nature of air pollution is changing dramatically as cars become cleaner — leaving personal-care... Read more

Bunk S: World on Fire. PLoS Biol 2/2/2004: e54. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0020054.g001

A new NASA-led study has solved a puzzle involving the recent rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas, with a new calculation of emissions from global fires. The new study resolves what looked like irreconcilable differences in explanations for... Read more

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