Activism

Maine’s Kelp Forest Under Threat!

Maine’s Kelp Forest Under Threat!

Published on June 5th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

The Gulf of Maine’s best kept secret is under threat of being clear-cut. Cashes Ledge is an underwater mountain range which contains the largest and deepest kelp forest on the Atlantic Seaboard. It is an area ... Read More


Science

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NASA’s IRIS Captures A Huge Sun Sneeze (CME)

Published on June 3rd, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration scored an impressive first a few weeks ago by capturing an enormous solar coronal mass ejection with its new Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph. A CME is a massive burst of ... Read More


Climate Change

Proposed EPA Carbon Rules (cartoon)

Published on June 2nd, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

Looks like a comment on today’s EPA carbon rule, but we do hope you’ll notice that this cartoon is seven years old. Thanks to the artist and the University of Colorado—Boulder for being ahead of their ... Read More


Climate Change

New Climate Analysis Indicators Tool From WRI

Published on June 1st, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

If you’re looking for answers about greenhouse gas pollution and other climate indicators, you’ll get a quick step up from the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT 2.0) produced by the World Resources Institute. (WRI is a ... Read More


Health

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E-Cigarettes: "To smoke, but how to smoke?"

Published on May 31st, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

Saying “the jury is still out” on the ramifications of electronic cigarettes would be a massive understatement. E-cigarettes* are designed to mimic tobacco cigarettes in both look and feel. Most of them have three basic parts: ... Read More


Planetsave

Fast Forward To A Gobbled-Up Milky Way

Published on May 29th, 2014 | by Sandy Dechert

You may have heard that the days of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, are numbered. The Milky Way is one of the dominant galaxies of a cluster known as the Local Group. The other major ... Read More


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