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In Honduras, Defending Nature Is a Deadly Business

Yale Environment 360 Berta Cáceres fought to protect native lands in Honduras — and paid for it with her life. She is one of hundreds of victims of a disturbing global trend — the killings of environmental activists who try to block development projects. First in a series.

Scientists Say Canadian Bacteria Fossils May Be Earth’s Oldest

The New York Times They are microscopic artwork: tiny tubes and long filaments, strange squiggles etched into some of the most ancient rocks known. Details here.

Monsanto cancer lawsuits take dramatic turn over EPA official’s ‘highly suspicious’ role

Nation of Change Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official Jess Rowland may have to testify over claims that he covered up evidence that glyphosate , the main ingredient in Monsanto ‘s top-selling herbicide Roundup , could cause cancer. Details here.