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  • Added Oct 10, 2008
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Sep 13
Should Fin Whales Be a Source of Wonder or Meat? : A fresh look at Iceland's fin whale hunts and meat exports to Japan....
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Sep 10
Can Humans Get Used to Having a Two-Way Relationship with Earth’s Climate? : Can humans get used to having a two-way relationship with Earth's climate?...
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Sep 9
A Closer Look at the Ebola Epidemic in the Context of Ecological Health : There's a chance the Ebola outbreak could spur increased conservation and surveillance in ecosystems that might harbor dangerous pathogens....
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Sep 8
A Twitterholic and Green Blogger Assesses a Year of Living Offline : A longtime environmental blogger and Twitter addict logs on after a year of self-imposed exile to the analog world....
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Sep 8
A New Study Clarifies Treatment Needs for Water from Fracked Gas and Oil Wells : A new analysis of water from fracked wells around the country clarifies treatment needs....
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Sep 5
A Whale of a Recovery for California’s Blue Whales : Blue whale populations off the West Coast appear to be approaching pre-slaughter abundance....
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Sep 4
Dynamic Planet: Under the Volcano in Papua New Guinea : Three views of a violent volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea....
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Sep 3
In the Parching West, It’s Beginning to Feel like 1159 : To find a similar period of Western drought to the current recent span, you'd have to go back to 1159....
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Sep 2
The New Look of Smokers’ Litter : The cigarettes may change, but for some smokers the habit of littering does not....
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Sep 1
The Role of Social Media in Wiping Out Passenger Pigeons, and Conserving Species Now : Social media helped push the passenger pigeon to extinction. Now they may help forestall some species' vanishing....
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Sep 1
Politics-Minded Marine Group Targets ‘Ocean Enemy #1’ : An ocean conservation group dives into the gritty world of congressional politics....
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Sep 1
Is Rational Water Management Finally Emerging in Dry California? : California legislators, and farmers, begin to adjust well-drilling practices to suit a drier reality....
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Aug 28
Accounting for the Expanding Carbon Shadow from Coal-Burning Plants : A pitch for considering a lifetime's worth of carbon dioxide emissions when examining power plants in the context of climate change....
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Aug 28
Winged Warning: Heavy Metal Song Distortion : A series on birds as environmental sentinels includes a story on how mercury contamination distorts birds' songs....
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Aug 27
Oceans Agency Lists 20 Coral Species as Threatened : Twenty coral species, facing harms from global warming, coastal pollution and other perils are listed as threatened by the federal oceans agency....
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Aug 26
A Closer Look at Turbulent Oceans and Greenhouse Heating : Climate science homes in on the oceans' role in driving wiggles in global warming....
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Aug 22
A Small Island Takes a Big Step on Ocean Conservation : On the tiny Caribbean island of Barbuda, fishing communities and biologists craft a marine conservation plan....
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Aug 22
Observed Planet: A Dawn Torrent of Tree Swallows : Weather radar captures a stunning view of a spectacular daily bird commute....
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Aug 18
From Tree Planting Along a Dirt Road to Car-Free Village Living : Cutting driving in a move from a dirt road to a village....
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