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The Shark Wrangler

That 15-foot-long tiger shark need wrestling? Leave it to the pros

You probably aren't going to tango with a tiger shark anytime soon -- but David Shiffman does it on a weekly basis, for science.

Climate & Energy

Was there a link between climate change and Hurricane Katrina?

Here's what the science says.

Tea Partiers are almost as dumb about vaccines as they are about climate change

A new study shows it's not just hippies who distrust vaccines.

Bobby Jindal? More like Booby Jindal

Louisiana guv tells Obama not to mention climate change during Katrina anniversary visit

Jindal asks Obama to "not insert the divisive political agenda of liberal environmental activism" into his remarks. Obama is ignoring him.

The Novices

These first-time fishermen know all the best (and worst) parts of fishing

Andrew and Sophie never planned to be commercial fishermen -- but they tried it for a summer. Here's what they learned.

Living

Rechargeable batteries: Which are the most eco-friendly?

There are many ways to juice your gadgets without throwing away mountains of dead batteries. Umbra charges through the options.

Kids are little punks

Kids toss out fruits and veggies from school lunches, researchers find

A new study shows that fruit-and-veggie quotas get kids to take more produce on their trays -- but they throw out more, too.

Could climate change kill the Christmas movie?

Global warming is making it tough for Hollywood to produce films set in winter.

Science

Scientists try to replicate climate denier findings and fail

Peer-reviewed studies that support skeptic talking points contain questionable physics and shoddy analysis.

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