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Arctic Open for Shipping in a Decade?

A Canadian scientist claims the Arctic Ocean will be open for regular commercial shipping within the next five to 10 years, but changing ice conditions could bring new hazards to ships. Photo Credit: …

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Warmest-Ever Seasonal Temps in US

Officials with the government's National Climatic Data Center say temperatures in the lower 48 states were the warmest-ever in March, continuing a months-long trend. They say that could bring more ext…

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How Our Addiction to Oil is Killing Dolphins

Dolphins are being killed in mass quantities in Peru, and this time the culprit isn't the Japanese taste dolphin meat... it's our collective hunger for oil. Since the beginning of the summer, nearl…

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What Do Kids Think of The Lorax?

by Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy We are a family of quite dedicated Dr. Seuss fans when my husband and I got married and combined our book collections, we discovered we owned two copies…

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Is Our Diet Depleting the Planet?

Everyone has heard of Global Warming, but Global Depletion is much less known. As vast as Global Warming may seem, it is only a small piece in the growing puzzle of Global Depletion, which refers to t…

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Sinking Britain

The British Coastlines are threatened by erosion by the North Sea, with the nation debating what they can do to hold back the rising tide in their ever-shrinking island. Tilting geology and rising sea…

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Returning Farmland to Nature in Minnesota

Dale Aden is a third-generation farmer in the Midwestern US state of Minnesota. For years, he watched the Okabena Creek flood and destroy his crops and farmland. After the losses took their toll, Aden…

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Disappearing Glaciers in the Himalayas

The Himalayas are home to the planet's tallest mountains, a vast range rising above Nepal and Tibet. But the locals say that climate change is affecting the landscape drastically. Science News b…

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The Pleasure of Local Fruits in Winter

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy A friend once observed about me that I "like holidays just a little bit more than the average person." What he noticed was actually a symptom of a deeper …

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Eco-Friendly Plane to Fly for Record

A Slovenian biologist is preparing a record attempt for the lightest aircraft and the least amount of fuel used to fly around the world. Video News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "WtRc9VDuNfrcAp…

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Where are these TV shows and movies that are portraying middle aged women as vibrant, interesting an…

I know that most cats feel vulnerable when you go near their bellies, but both of mine LOVE their be…

thanks for sharing the infographic...wish I could get a good 8 hours of sleep

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