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With Monsoon Nigh, Tent Shortage After Nepal Earthquake Prompts a D.I.Y. Response

Dot Earth - Mon, 05/04/2015 - 07:25
With the monsoon nigh and relief supplies lagging, Nepalis turn a car repair shop into a factory transforming tablecloth fabric into tents. 0
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In Skunk Cabbage Growth, Watching Spring Spring

Dot Earth - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 09:35
Watching spring spring in the bursting, unfurling growth of skunk cabbage. 0
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Amid Katmandu’s Earthquake Wreckage, Hints of a Shift to Safer Construction

Dot Earth - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 15:02
Amid the carnage and wreckage in Katmandu, earthquake engineers see subtle signs that the country's builders are shifting to safer practices. 0
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Dire Prospects Seen When the Full Nepal Earthquake Death Toll is Tallied

Dot Earth - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 11:00
A seasoned seismologist says Nepal is making a mistake by not acknowledging the scope of projected losses from Saturday's major earthquake. 0
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A Vatican Declaration Seeks Equitable Clean-Energy Access in a Livable Climate

Dot Earth - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 09:21
A Vatican gathering pushes the moral case for sustaining a livable climate while alleviating poverty. 0
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With Pope Francis’s Encyclical on Climate Change Done, Now a Vatican Sales Push – and Pushback

Dot Earth - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 01:10
On Tuesday, the Vatican takes another step toward the release of Pope Francis's encyclical on climate, energy, ecology and equity. 0
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Why Is the Rising Death Toll in the Nepal Earthquake Still Lower Than Predictions?

Dot Earth - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 09:34
The death toll from Nepal's major earthquake will keep rising, but in Katmandu losses are clearly lower than some predictions. 0
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Long-Predicted Death Toll in Nepal Earthquake Reflects Wider Himalayan Seismic Risk

Dot Earth - Sat, 04/25/2015 - 05:44
The major earthquake that has shattered buildings across Katmandu and killed hundreds will likely produce a vast toll. 0
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Oklahoma’s Options Now That State and Federal Scientists Confirm Big Earthquake Impact from Water Disposal

Dot Earth - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 09:19
Now that Oklahoma's state geologists have clearly identified water disposal as the driver of a surge in earthquakes, what should Oklahoma's citizens and politicians do? 0
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Cameras on Calbuco: In Chile, Volcano’s Eruption Caught in Extraordinary Time-Lapse Videos

Dot Earth - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 18:50
A potent volcanic eruption in Chile lights up the sky and the Web. 0
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An Earth Day Message in a Bottle

Dot Earth - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 03:55
Life finds away -- as ferns thrive in a discarded bottle on Earth Day. 0
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Sumatran Authorities Arrest Wildlife Dealer Caught with Young Orangutan

Dot Earth - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 04:13
A small victory in efforts to stem Asia's booming illicit trade in orangutans and other rare wildlife. 0
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How a Hudson Highlands Mountain Shaped Tussles Over Energy and the Environment

Dot Earth - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 06:21
How the fight over a mountain and a power plant plan changed American environmentalism. 0
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Despite the Eastern Chill Linked to a Pacific ‘Blob,’ Spring Slowly Emerges

Dot Earth - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 14:10
Even in a chilly spring, skunk cabbage heralds the season's change. 0
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The Power and Limits of Pope Francis’s Climate Change Campaign

Dot Earth - Fri, 04/10/2015 - 07:57
The value and limits of Pope Francis's call for action on global warming as a moral imperative. 0
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