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One Millionth Endangered Species Condom to Be Given Away on World Population Day
TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity will distribute its one millionth free Endangered Species Condom today for World Population Day. The giveaway of 10,000 condoms in total also marks the 10-year anniversary of the launch of the campaign, which seeks to make the connection between unsustainable human population growth and the wildlife extinction crisis by highlighting the need for universal access to reproductive healthcare and education.Read more.
Study Identifies 20 Overlooked Benefits of Distributed Solar Energy
DAVIS, Calif.— A study released today provides the most complete list yet of the advantages of solar energy — from carbon sequestration to improvements for pollinator habitat — and offers an important new framework for analyzing solar projects to better understand the full suite of benefits.Read more.
New Data Finds U.S. Birth Rate at Lowest Level in 32 Years
WASHINGTON— Data released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that last year the United States had the lowest number of births in 32 years.Read more.