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whyfiles.org/275nukewaste

Feb 28, 2008 ... The Yucca Mountain, Nevada, waste dump is 20 years late, but deadly radioactive waste still piles up. Would reprocessing, or recycling, aid ...

whyfiles.org/332pollinators

Aug 5, 2010 ... Many of the tastiest crops can't pollinate themselves: melons, cucumbers, strawberries, almonds, cacao. But pollinators -- both native and ...

whyfiles.org/146sad

Dec 28, 2001 ... seasonal affective disorder and holiday blues getting people down.

whyfiles.org/272whale

Jan 17, 2008 ... As Japan does scientific whaling, environmentalists protest, and scientists say non-lethal research can do a better job without killing 1000 ...

whyfiles.org/086urban_critter

Cats kill birds · Deer destroy plants · Raccoons deal death. Does this look familiar ? Cats are sophisticated hunting machines, and birds just can't protect ...

whyfiles.org/136last_eden

Jul 20, 2001 ... conservationists focus on last Edens, expand reserve in Congo.

whyfiles.org/155war_archeo

May 23, 2001 ... war and civil strife make life difficult for archeologists and destroy archeological sites.

whyfiles.org/313crane

Oct 15, 2009 ... Raising Whooping Cranes: New wild flock prospers, but does not reproduce. Ultralight aircraft are guiding crane chicks toward Florida ...