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Scientist E.O. Wilson, dubbed modern-day Darwin, dead
Scientist E.O. Wilson, dubbed modern-day Darwin, dead

He was the author of hundreds of scientific papers and more than 30 books, two of which won him Pulitzer Prizes for nonfiction: 1978’s On Human Nature, and The Ants in 1990.

California sues Walmart over hazardous waste disposal
California sues Walmart over hazardous waste disposal

Attorney general says Walmart dumps about 80 tons of hazardous waste a year in unprepared municipal landfills Pollutants from discarded products can seep into drinking water and contaminate air, lawsuit says

China suspends Sri Lankan solar plants after India protest
China suspends Sri Lankan solar plants after India protest

The Chinese embassy in Colombo said in a tweet that the solar power systems project in northern islands in Lanka had been suspended because of security concerns expressed by a third party even though it didn’t name India.