News from the Field

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Loveland Ski Area Opens

Though it failed to beat out A-Basin this year, Loveland Ski Area did manage to nab the number two spot on Tuesday when it became the second Colorado ski resort to open for the season. “We... Read More

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Indian State Closes Resorts to Protect Tigers

The southwest Indian state of Karnataka has ordered all resorts within its wildlife sanctuaries to be shut down following the Supreme Court's decision to lift the countrywide ban on tiger tourism... Read More

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Report Ties Monster Energy Drinks to Deaths

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed that it has received five reports tying highly caffeinated energy drinks to sudden deaths. The reports came to light when a family filed suit... Read More

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Farming Pesticides Kill Bumblebees

Pesticides are killing worker bumblebees vital to plant pollination, according to a recent study in Nature. Two commonly used pesticides, the study found, make bumblebees twice as likely to die and... Read More

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Saudi Arabia to Go Renewable

Officials from Saudi Arabia last week announced plans to become 100 percent powered by renewable energy within the next several decades. Speaking at the Global Economic Symposium in Brazil, Prince... Read More