Category Archives: Climate Change

Ebbs and Floes: Watching the Arctic Ice Melt

It’s my pleasure to introduce a guest post by Norman Rusin!  Norman is a freelance journalist and copy editor who helps writers produce sound and telling communications. He is about to complete his doctoral dissertation in Italian Studies at the … Continue reading

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Carbon capture: transforming greenhouse gas into rock

This article was originally published by GotScience.org, which translates complex research findings into accessible insights on science, nature, and technology. Help keep GotScience free! Donate or visit our gift shop. For more science news subscribe to our weekly digest. A … Continue reading

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Australian rodent first mammalian victim of climate change

Tucked away on a small island off the coast of Queensland, Australia, the rat-like animal would have stared up at you with dark, beady eyes from the safety of some scattered shrubs.  No more than 15 centimeters long, the rodent would have … Continue reading

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Surfing the polar front: how black carbon reaches the Arctic

Black carbon aerosol is carbon dioxide’s darker accomplice.  Not as well known as the atmospheric molecule that has defined our global climate crisis, black carbon still plays a role in amplifying warming trends, particularly in the Arctic.  But how did it … Continue reading

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The great Amazon experiment, or, how beer-makers can help understand the rainforest and climate change

If you happen to brew beer in Brazil, consider selling a tank or two of carbon dioxide (CO2) to researchers building tall towers in the Amazon rainforest.  Your business could help the scientific community understand the fate of the forest … Continue reading

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Simple ideas for going green now

I’m happy to present a guest post today by Sam from Organic Lesson, his personal blog covering organic gardening and ways to live harmoniously with the planet. As a follow-up to Earth Day, he’s created a beautiful infographic outlining some … Continue reading

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A very beautiful and unusual animal in danger

“We are tied to the ocean.  And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came.” — John F. Kennedy Coral reefs across the world … Continue reading

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