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Joe Biden cancels Keystone XL permit

Joe Biden halts US withdrawal from World Health Organization

The US will rejoin the Paris climate agreement, but that was the easy part

Amazon offers to help Biden administration with vaccinations

Today I learned bats are trendsetters in tracking tech

Tiny bats with tiny backpacks

Engineer and professor Moriba Jah gestures at a graphical visualizer showing tens of thousands of satellites and space debris in orbit around the Earth
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Why the risk of orbital collisions is skyrocketing

Congestion in space could cause big problems on Earth

Virgin’s rocket reaches orbit for the first time, deploys satellites

Critical NASA rocket test ends early with a shutdown

Space

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Watch NASA test fire its massive new rocket

CES showed off the COVID-19 mask gimmick arms race

Zocdoc offers COVID-19 vaccine scheduler to health care organizations

Microsoft, Salesforce, and Oracle are working on digital vaccination records

2020 was a preview of hotter years to come

‘We’re not going back to temperatures in the 1980s’

Period tracking app settles charges it lied to users about privacy

Chill imbibes: inside the booming business of relaxation drinks

Taking a dip in the new business of relaxation

US to require negative test from international travelers

Older adults struggle to access COVID-19 vaccine appointment websites

Digital divide

Microplastics from laundry are flooding into the Arctic 

Activists In Chicago Protest Against Dakota Pipeline

Energy

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Some monster scraped Trump’s name into this poor manatee’s back

It’s 2021, and the pandemic is still here

No one wants 2021 to be 2020: The Sequel

Damages from US weather and climate disasters reached a new record in 2020

Online shopping has shifted recycling responsibilities to consumers

Go read these stories about the use of spy satellite images in environmental studies

FDA tells US health providers not to modify COVID-19 vaccine dose schedule