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Flawed Case Contributes to Acquittals in Murder of Costa Rican Turtle Guardian

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 14:20
Seven men charged in the killing of a Costa Rican turtle conservationist are acquitted of murder charges. 0
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Blizzard Questions, Including Why a European Weather Model (Usually) Excels at U.S. Forecasts

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 07:22
Three questions about the great Northeast blizzard. 0
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How ‘Warmest Ever’ Headlines and Debates Can Obscure What Matters About Climate Change

Dot Earth - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 09:32
The complex calculations behind federal scientists' conclusion that 2014 was "easily" the warmest since records began in 1880. 0
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In Alabama, West Point Cadets Explore Polluted Civil Rights

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 06:42
West Point cadets and faculty learn how environmental problems in prosperous places sometimes end up shunted to communities still fighting for full civil rights. 0
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Storm Warnings for Pope’s Climate Stop in the Philippines

Dot Earth - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 15:12
Pope Francis is using his Philippines visit to kick off a yearlong push for global action on global warming. 0
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A Closer Look at the Global Warming Trend, Record Hot 2014 and What’s Ahead

Dot Earth - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:07
Computer models range widely in assessing whether the record warmth of 2014 will be topped in 2015. 0
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Can Humanity’s ‘Great Acceleration’ Be Managed and, If So, How?

Dot Earth - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 15:00
A revised set of planetary boundaries for human activities engenders fresh debates about how to manage our planet-changing growth spurt. 0
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Researchers Propose Earth’s ‘Anthropocene’ Age of Humans Began With Fallout and Plastics

Dot Earth - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 05:11
A research team assessing whether and when a new geological age shaped by humans began has settled on the mid 20th century, with plastics and nuclear bombs as markers. 0
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Too Soon Gone: Alberto Behar, Who Used Robots and Rubber Ducks to Probe Icy Secrets

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 19:17
An inventive polar researcher who would use high technology or toys to probe mysteries is dead. 0
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Where Terrorism is Normal (Nigeria) and News (France)

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 15:28
Where terror is normal (Nigeria) and news (France). 0
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Brazil’s Former Sports Minister is Moved to Science Post Despite Rejection of Global Warming Science

Dot Earth - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 15:47
Brazil's president picks a former sports minister who rejects global warming science as her new science minister. 0
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Two Ways Infrared Cameras Have Boosted the Case for E.P.A. Rules Cutting Methane Leaks

Dot Earth - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:22
Infrared cameras have boosted the case for methane rules in two ways - making leak inspections cheap and building public concern. 0
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