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"Flowers Are Evolving to Have Less Sex"

"As toxic pesticides and vanishing habitats have driven down the populations of bees and other pollinators, some flowers have evolved to fertilize their own seeds more often, rather than those of other plants."

Source: NYTimes, 01/05/2024

"Environmental Groups Cut Programs as Funding Shifts to Climate Change"

"The Natural Resources Defense Council is eliminating its longstanding program promoting nuclear safety and cleanup as donors focus on the climate crisis." "A significant shift in donor contributions to nonprofits fighting climate change in recent years has left some of the nation’s biggest environmental organizations facing critical shortfalls in programs on toxic chemicals, radioactive contamination and wildlife protection."

Source: NYTimes, 11/09/2023