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New York Times blog

  • Added Oct 10, 2008
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Jul 25
Fresh Focus on Siberian Permafrost as Second Hole is Reported : A report of a second odd hole in the Siberian permafrost draws fresh attention to the warming Russian tundra....
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Jul 25
New Approach to Being There: ‘Fan-bots’ Will Cheer Korean Baseball Team : Cheer on your baseball team through a "fan-bot" set in the stands as you watch and tweet on your phone....
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Jul 25
The New Oil Patch: Rail Lines in Albany and Elsewhere : The oil boom in the West is creating traffic jams of oil trains in New York's Hudson Valley....
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Jul 23
Can Scientific Advice on Coastal Risk Reduction Compete with ‘We Will Not Retreat’ Politics? : An important report offers advice on ways to cut coastal risk in a changing climate. Will politicians listen?...
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Jul 22
Researchers Question Expansion of Antarctica’s Fringe of Sea Ice : Antarctic sea ice may not be expanding as much as recent estimates concluded....
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Jul 19
Scientists Begin to Demystify Hole Found in Siberian Permafrost : Scientists start to demystify a mysterious crater found in Siberian permafrost....
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Jul 18
A Fresh Look at Iron, Plankton, Carbon, Salmon and Ocean Engineering : A fresh look at controversial efforts to nourish salmon and store carbon....
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Jul 17
The Warming State of the Climate in 2013 : A variety of indicators tracked by federal scientists reflect the continued warming of the climate system....
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Jul 16
Miami’s Coastal Climate Calamity – in Super Slo-Mo : How to think about, and respond to, Miami's slow-motion demise....
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Jul 15
China Clarifies its Plans on Setting a CO2 Emissions Peak : A top Chinese official says the country may announce a peak year for climate-warming emissions soon....
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Jul 11
Population by the Numbers: Unplanned Pregnancies : The United States has a higher rate of unplanned pregnancies than the global average....
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Jul 11
From Twitter, a Growing Collection of Communicative Conservationists : A list of communicative conservationists who press the case for animal care on Twitter....
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Jul 10
In Urbanization Update, U.N. Sees Tokyo Atop Megacities List Until 2030 : Despite Japan's shrinking population, a new U.N. report on urbanization trends puts Tokyo at the top of the megacities list through 2030....
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Jul 7
The Good, the Bad and the Anthropocene (Age of Us) : A three-way conversation about how to think about, and respond to, evidence that Earth is in our sway....
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Jul 7
Setting the Table for Migrating Monarch Butterflies : Property owners can help provide migrating and struggling monarch butterflies with a milkweed buffet and then map the insects' arrival....
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Jul 4
Protecting Parrotfish on the Path to a Caribbean Reef Revival : Marine scientists see parrotfish protection as a vital step toward restoration of Caribbean reefs after decades of devastation....
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Jul 3
Stroke Lessons (Time Wasted is Brain Lost) : Three years after a lucky stroke, a reminder about the importance of speedy diagnosis and care....
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Jul 3
Keeping Track of Hurricane Arthur : If conditions align, Hurricane Arthur could break a 3,173-day stretch in which no major hurricane has made landfall on United States shores....
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Jul 2
A Cuisine for the Age of Us – the Anthropocene : A chef focused on sustainable cooking explores the mix of technology, tradition and compromise that best fits the Anthropocene....
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