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New Times Atlas Turning Greenland Green

September 18th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

Published on the 15th of September the new edition of ‘The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World’ has made thousands of new updates and adjustments, including wiping 15% of Greenland’s ice cover from the map. That’s a size comparative to the United Kingdom and Ireland


Dry Times for Western North America, Climate Trends Forecast

July 5th, 2010 | by Michael Ricciardi

Researchers Overpeck and Udall cite a litany of troubling trends to support their prediction: "soaring temperatures, declining late-season snow pack, northward-shifted winter storm tracks, increasing precipitation intensity (note: not total rainfall), the worst drought since measurements began, steep declines in Colorado River reservoir storage, widespread vegetation mortality, and sharp increases in the frequency of large wildfires."


Uranium Tailings Removed From Moab Site

June 5th, 2009 | by Ruedigar Matthes

[social_buttons] Desert spreads endlessly beyond the horizon, where crystalline azure meets rusted bronze. This is red rock country. Moab, Utah [&hellip



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