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Setting the Table for Migrating Monarch Butterflies

Dot Earth - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 06:13
Property owners can help provide migrating and struggling monarch butterflies with a milkweed buffet and then map the insects' arrival. 0
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Protecting Parrotfish on the Path to a Caribbean Reef Revival

Dot Earth - Fri, 07/04/2014 - 08:18
Marine scientists see parrotfish protection as a vital step toward restoration of Caribbean reefs after decades of devastation. 0
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Stroke Lessons (Time Wasted is Brain Lost)

Dot Earth - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 14:24
Three years after a lucky stroke, a reminder about the importance of speedy diagnosis and care. 0
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Stroke Lessons (Time Wasted is Brain Lost)

Dot Earth - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 14:24
Three years after a lucky stroke, a reminder about the importance of speedy diagnosis and care. 0
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Keeping Track of Hurricane Arthur

Dot Earth - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:38
If conditions align, Hurricane Arthur could break a 3,173-day stretch in which no major hurricane has made landfall on United States shores. 0
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A Cuisine for the Age of Us – the Anthropocene

Dot Earth - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 08:06
A chef focused on sustainable cooking explores the mix of technology, tradition and compromise that best fits the Anthropocene. 0
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Technology as a Path to Product Transparency

Dot Earth - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:35
A look at online portals that can offer consumers a view of the labor and environmental conditions behind the products on store shelves. 0
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The Agriculture Secretary Sees a Smart (Phone) Solution to GMO Labeling Fight

Dot Earth - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 03:30
Can smart phones and scannable label codes offer clarity on GMOs in food? The secretary of agriculture thinks so. 0
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East African Court Blocks Paved Serengeti Highway

Dot Earth - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 05:00
A court ruling means massive migrations of wildlife will not have to contend with a paved road in the Serengeti. 0
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Stunning New Video View of Swimming Polar Bears

Dot Earth - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 13:06
New video footage reveals polar bears in their watery element. 0
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Ecology in the Age of Us – Double-Decker River Invaders

Dot Earth - Mon, 06/23/2014 - 08:59
Double-decker invasive species illustrate the extent of the disruption of river ecosystems from human activities. 0
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Celebrating a Reviving River Through Sail and Song

Dot Earth - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 09:24
A riverfront festival features floating folk concerts and sail-powered barges. 0
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Two Climate Analysts Weigh the Notion of a ‘Good’ Path in the Anthropocene

Dot Earth - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 06:50
Two climate scientists explore the idea of a "good" path in the age of man, the Anthropocene. 0
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A Darker View of the Age of Us – the Anthropocene

Dot Earth - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 07:16
Divergent views on prospects for a "good" Anthropocene -- this era of a human-dominated planet. 0
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Exploring Academia’s Role in Charting Paths to a ‘Good’ Anthropocene

Dot Earth - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 11:16
Enterprising journalists and communicators report on humanity's growth spurt, urban rush and innovations in family planning. 0
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Indian Point’s Tritium Problem and the N.R.C.’s Regulatory Problem

Dot Earth - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:16
A spike in levels of tritium in groundwater near the Indian Point nuclear power plant raises questions about regulatory oversight. 0
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Recording the Polar Bear’s View of its Changing Arctic Environment

Dot Earth - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 09:18
The polar bear's view of its Arctic domain is captured by a novel camera. 0
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Roundup: Can New E.P.A. CO2 Rules Have a Climate Impact?

Dot Earth - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 17:18
If implemented, will the proposed E.P.A. regulations on power plant carbon pollution matter to the global climate? 0
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Forget the World Cup – Brazil Posts Double Win with Simultaneous Soy Boom and Deforestation Drop

Dot Earth - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 11:02
A new analysis sees many factors driving the extraordinary sustained drop in Amazon forest loss in Brazil even as soy production has boomed. 0
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Behind the Mask – A Reality Check on China’s Plans for a Carbon Cap

Dot Earth - Tue, 06/03/2014 - 09:42
Despite some initial reports, China has not announced a planned cap on greenhouse gas emissions. 0
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