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An Analyst of Gothic Monsters Explores Trump’s Appeal

Dot Earth - Thu, 08/04/2016 - 14:07
A student of Gothic literary monsters assesses Donald Trump's allure. 0
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Seeking Climate Change Clues in Old Pollen and Mammoth Dung

Dot Earth - Tue, 08/02/2016 - 08:53
A talented young scientist explains how old mammoth dung and pollen grains help climate scientists. 0
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Burning Economic Issues Behind America’s Wildfire Problem

Dot Earth - Mon, 08/01/2016 - 05:05
Amid failed policies continue to boost risks and costs in America's wildfire zones, some glimpses of hope? 0
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New U.S.-Mexico Vaquita Protections Useless Unless China Curbs Totoaba Demand

Dot Earth - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 04:30
Now that Mexico and the United States have bolstered protections for the vanishing vaquita porpoise, it's time for China to do its part. 0
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Burning Issues Confront California as Fires Sprout from L.A. to Monterey

Dot Earth - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 12:58
A wind-driven blaze raging through chaparral north of L.A. illustrates how development patterns and homeowners' choices are adding fuel to the West's fire problem. 0
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As Its Leaders Deny Warming Risks, the G.O.P. Platform Urges Private Sector to Capture CO2?

Dot Earth - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 15:17
Deep in the Republican platform, a quirky line urges the private sector to invent ways to sop up CO2 -- a gas many G.O.P. politicians assert is harmless. 0
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Musing on Meat as Two Bulls Enjoy Brief Pre-Slaughter Freedom

Dot Earth - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 10:39
Some meaty thoughts arise as two bulls bound for a slaughterhouse briefly roamed West Baltimore. 0
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As a Heat Wave Builds, Obama Wisely Presses for Community Cohesion

Dot Earth - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 11:47
With a heat wave building, President Obama uses Twitter to press communities to check for vulnerable neighbors. 0
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A Podcast on Climate Science, Communication, Pokémon, the Presidency…

Dot Earth - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 13:58
A weekly climate podcast in which a curious paleoecologist, worried meteorologist and gray-bearded environmental journalist discuss the end of the world as we knew it. 0
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Remembering a ‘Keystone’ Ecologist, Robert Paine

Dot Earth - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 11:20
A biologist who turned sustained tide pool studies into an enduring ecological concept is remembered. 0
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Ahead of the Election, Americans’ Climate Concerns Slosh

Dot Earth - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:01
A new analysis of voters' attitudes on global warming show partisans are alarmed and energized but most Americans are focused elsewhere. 0
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A Conservationist’s Call for Humans to Curb Harms to Our Animal Kin

Dot Earth - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 05:34
A conservationist explores climate change and implications of the blurring line between humans and other animals. 0
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Is There a Path to Peace Between Civilians and Police?

Dot Earth - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 08:30
Can American communities repair the broken interface between citizens and keepers of the peace? 0
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A Biological Surprise Attack Slows Gypsy Moth Invasion

Dot Earth - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 12:30
This year's big outbreak of invasive gypsy moth caterpillars has been slightly blunted by an Asian fungus with a mysterious origin story. 0
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