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Tag: environmental science

New Book Giveaway Contest — Rachel Carson's The Sea Around Us

Rachel Carson is considered by many as being a critical catalyst of the environmental movement. She brought activism to those who loved nature; who cherished a healthy environment, clean air, and clean water; and who wanted to leave their children with the same high-quality resources they were left with.

Russian Boreal Forest Being Driven North, Diminishing

Russia’s boreal forest is the largest continuous expanse of forest in the world. It is located in the northern reaches of the country, includes much of Siberia, and is approximately the size of the contiguous United States.

And according to new research, the Great Russian forest is undergoing a continually accelerating large-scale shift in vegetation types as a direct result of the warming climate.

Satellites, GPS Capture Migrating Greenland Ice Cover Loss [VIDEO]

According to a recently published paper in the journal Geophysical Research Letters (Khan et al), Greenland’s ice mass loss has been accelerating and is now spreading up along its northwest coast, with data indicating the start of this acceleration to be late 2005.