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May 26, 2010
Credit: maistora/Flickr Rising carbon dioxide emissions don’t pose a problem in the atmosphere alone. The rising CO2 in our oceans is increasing acid levels, making...
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December 9, 2009
As the time between sunup and sundown gets shorter and shorter, do you find yourself dreaming of white, sandy beaches and crystal blue water? Maybe grabbing a snorkel and some...
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October 9, 2009
New Yorkers share the boroughs with black bears, hawks, newts and other wildlife. Rob Goodier interviews biologists and citizen scientists engaged in studying species in urban...
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July 28, 2009
Not only does every coastal state suffer from polluted and contaminated beaches, but those problems resulted in more than 20,000 closing and swimming advisory days in 2008 alone....
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June 22, 2009
In the early part of the 20th century, rivers in industrial cities, laden with raw sewage and oil-soaked debris, would catch fire a lot, and nobody would give them much mind. But...
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June 8, 2009
Tempted to play hooky and go for a swim with the kids? Before you bodysurf on the swells, be sure you and your family will be as healthy when you leave as when you arrived.
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October 6, 2009
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