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Why the Arctic Is Drunk Right Now
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, Arctic, jet stream, climatechange, science, amplitude, environment )

Nancy
- 236 days ago - motherjones.com
As the Arctic rapidly heats up, however, there's less of a temperature difference between the equator and the poles, and the downhill slope in the atmosphere is accordingly less steep. This creates a weaker jet stream, a jet stream that meanders more or-
SOS EPA: IT IS TIME TO STAND UP TO KEYSTONE XL PETITION!!
Science & Tech  (tags: EPA, Keystone XL Pipeline, climate, climate-change, climatechange, environment, energy, destruction, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, humans, pollution, protection, politics, environment, health, humans, interesting, investigatio )

Robert
- 147 days ago - other98.com
Tar Sands Oil from Canada is so carbon-intensive that NASA climate scientist James Hansen has said that extracting all of it would be Game Over" for the climate ― and the KXL pipeline will largely determine whether or not that happens.
Fantastic Images
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, concept, environment, interesting, photography )

Kit
- 230 days ago - livescience.com
photo images on earth and from space.
Lost Microbes Are Eroding Amazon's Ability to Capture Carbon
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, Earth Science, environment, investigation, Rain Forest, research, scientists, Trees )

Kit
- 230 days ago - livescience.com
Beneath the lush forests of the Amazon is a whole different level of diversity that new research says may be one of the keys to understanding how to stem the global impacts of deforestation.
What's Missing From the Nobel Prizes? Scientists Weigh In
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, investigation, nasa, Nobel Prize, NewTechnology, science, scientists, society )

Kit
- 328 days ago - livescience.com
The Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel established the Nobel prizes more than 100 years ago, in 1895, with the following prize categories: physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, and peace.
Anything Into Oil
Science & Tech  (tags: Alternative enery, environment, food waste, crude oil, discovery, NewTechnology, science )

Kit
- 340 days ago - discovermagazine.com
Technological savvy could turn 600 million tons of turkey guts and other waste into 4 billion barrels of light Texas crude each year.
A Few Words From Carl Sagan   video
Science & Tech  (tags: american, astronomy, Carl Sagan, discovery, computers, design, environment, NewTechnology, research, science, scientists, space, study )

Kit
- 261 days ago - youtube.com
He correct then and sadly 17 years later is still correct. This is one of the last interviews given by Carl Sagan.
How to Replace Plastic Packaging With Mushroom Experiments
Science & Tech  (tags: business, concept, design, discovery, environment, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, scientists, technology )

Kit
- 350 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
More traditional Styrofoam packaging is made of polystyrene, an unsustainable petrochemical, and can take up to a million years to biodegrade naturally.
Video: A Whale (Nearly) Rocks the Boat
Science & Tech  (tags: whales, wildlife, habitat, GoodNews, endangered, environment, protection, study, research, science, scientists, animals, investigation, habitat, health )

JL
- 301 days ago - pewenvironment.org
A film crew and scientists got a mammoth surprise during a recent excursion on the Columbia River. Researchers plying the Columbia between Oregon and Washington found plenty of animals feasting on vast schools of forage fish within this West Coast eco
The Truth Behind Seeing Ghosts - Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, energy, environment, ghosts, humans, investigation, radio waves, science, scientists )

Kit
- 318 days ago - soundcloud.com
A short radio explanation about ghosts. Very interesting.
Earth Is in the Early Stages of a Sixth Mass Extinction, Says the Journal Science - Via News.Com.Au
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Mass Extinction, Environment, Animals, Habitat destruction, Bio-diversity, Humans, Activism, Government, Industry, Sustainability risk, World News )

Victoria
- 32 days ago - news.com.au
EARTH'S sixth great extinction event has already begun and humans ARE the cause. Now responsible scientists are calling for urgent action from general populations, government and industry to stop this within the tipping point of 100 years.
Strange Ball Lightning Caught on High-Speed Video
Science & Tech  (tags: ball lightning, discovery, environment, investigation, NewTechnology, science, scientists, technology )

Kit
- 216 days ago - livescience.com
A video recorded by accident of ball lightning in China is now shedding light on the phenomenon's mysterious origins, researchers say.
Super-Snake Ahead! Warming Makes Mammals Smaller, Reptiles Bigger
Science & Tech  (tags: paleontology, mammals, science, environment, climate change, global warming, interesting )

Carrie
- 298 days ago - nbcnews.com
Tens of millions of years ago, snakes were as big as horses. Horses were almost as small as snakes. And in a warmer world, it could get that way again.
Large Earthquakes Still Possible in the Central United States
Science & Tech  (tags: america, central states, climate, concept, discovery, earth quakes, environment, history, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, scientists, society, study, USGS )

Kit
- 210 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
The region shook in 1811 and 1812, and scientists say it could happen again
Take Action & Video:Tell Congress: Protect Us From Fracking!
Science & Tech  (tags: illness, health, humans, protection, research, risks, safety, science, study, treatment, warning, prevention, children, family, pollution, environment, water, technology, energy, discovery, science, research )

JL
- 262 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Martin Sheen's Breakthroughs documentary program worked with Environment America this fall to produce a new expose on fracking that is now rolling out to public television stations in all 50 states, with the potential to reach 60 million households
 

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