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Getting food scraps out of the trash and into the soil will save money and protect the environment. Expert composter Domingo Medina shows you the best ways to do it. Video by Connecticut Public's Ryan Caron King as part of special climate coverage from the New England News Collaborative.

Hiʻilei Julia Kawehipuaakahaopulani Hobart, an assistant professor of Native and Indigenous studies at Yale University, hopes museums will continue to involve local community members in what can be an emotional repatriation process. (Mark Mirko / CT Public)

Despite federal law, some CT museums hold on to Indigenous remains

A 1990 law requires federal agencies and museums that receive federal funding to repatriate certain Native American cultural items, including human remains and sacred objects. But Connecticut Public’s Accountability Project has found that several Connecticut museums have yet to fully comply with the law. Though federal law requires federally funded museums to return Native American…

An underwater photo showing the Ironton's anchor that is still attached on the ship's bow.

Long-lost shipwreck found with help from New Hampshire researchers

In 1894, a 772-ton schooner barge, the Ironton, sank to the bottom of Lake Huron after colliding with a freighter. But it’s been found, nearly 120 years later, and the University of New Hampshire’s marine robotics team had a hand in that discovery. The Ironton, which hauled goods during the late 1800s, had been presumed…

Conservative state lawmakers across the U.S. have increasingly sought to restrict access to this kind of care in recent years, as part of a larger push to restrict the rights of trans youth. (Jimmy Gutierrez / NHPR)

Bans on gender-affirming care would have a ‘catastrophic’ impact on LGBTQ youth in NH, health providers warn

As New Hampshire lawmakers prepare to consider bills aimed at banning gender-affirming care for transgender youth, local medical providers and mental health professionals are pushing back — saying the proposed legislation is not based in science and would be damaging to vulnerable young people. New Hampshire-based providers said access to medical care that affirms their…

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