environment

Rachel Bergey with at a science fair.
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Jim Melwert
September 22, 2019 - 10:23 am
A couple middle school students from the Philadelphia suburbs are among 30 teens selected to present in a national science competition. One of those projects tackles the obnoxious spotted lanternfly.
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A Baltimore Oriole.
Photo by Ryan Schain, Macaulay Library at Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Molly Daly
September 20, 2019 - 5:12 pm
Birds that live and breed in North America are in big trouble. That's the conclusion of a major study published Thursday, which is more evidence that the natural world is in crisis.
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A cat with a spotted lanterfly.
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Molly Daly
September 17, 2019 - 6:57 pm
Pet owners are expressing both pride and concern as their dogs and cats make sport and mincemeat of the spotted lanternflies blanketing the city and suburbs.
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Weavers Way Co-op
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Hadas Kuznits
September 13, 2019 - 5:00 am
Walter B. Saul High School is quite literally planting a foundation for its students. Kids receive a unique urban education at the agricultural school in upper Roxborough — 130 acres tucked away behind Henry Avenue on a little-known farm. Listen to the full podcast on agricultural education here.
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A meadow with wildflowers.
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KYW Staff
September 12, 2019 - 5:32 pm
Longwood Gardens share how they protect their plants from pests naturally.
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A spotted lanternfly.
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Paul Kurtz
September 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
Hordes of spotted lanternflies have invaded Philadelphia, and city officials are trying to figure out how to get rid of the destructive bugs.
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John McDevitt
September 11, 2019 - 9:05 pm
The Philadelphia Zoo extends much further than the 42 acres in West Philadelphia, doing conservation work all over the world.
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Oil industry and environmental groups say they expect the Environmental Protection Agency to release a proposed rule over the next few days that will roll back requirements on detecting and plugging methane leaks.
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AP News
August 29, 2019 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed revoking Obama-era regulations on climate-changing methane leaks from many oil facilities, a move that environmental groups said was meant to renounce the agency's overall legal authority to regulate the gas in the fight...
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KYW Staff
August 22, 2019 - 8:49 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Used to be we went shopping at department stores for new clothes. Now, you can call some of those clothes "new to YOU." JCPenney and Macy's have just announced pilot programs with ThredUp , the world's largest fashion resale platform. They'll be selling...
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