Written by McKenzie Jones | December 23rd, 2013
Today’s green news comes straight from the Arctic:
- Scientists discovered an extensive aquifer that sits below the Greenland ice sheet all year round. Whether this water will find its way to the ocean must be determined in order to make accurate sea level rise predictions. (Mother Nature Network)
- Due to Russia’s post-Soviet economic downturn, Arctic fish in the region are much healthier than those off of North America and Europe, with far less mercury detected in their systems. (Nature World News)
- Message in an Arctic bottle! Note found from scientists left in 1959, who predicted glacial melt long before this phenomenon was believed to be happening. (International Business Times)
Written by Jack Hurd | December 11th, 2012
What can American national parks teach us about conservation work in Asia and the Pacific? Jack Hurd takes family to Olympic National Park to investigate.
Written by Megan Sheehan | March 23rd, 2012
April 15 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Could this ship navigate today’s changing oceans? Our scientist explains how climate change may actually be responsible for more icebergs in the ocean.
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Written by Darci Palmquist | January 13th, 2009
Morning y’all. Read on for interesting tidbits from blogs we like: Porcupine Gets the Pink Slip: The Wildlife Conservation Society envisions animal layoffs at New York’s zoos and aquariums if proposed budget cuts go through — watch their video at Dot Earth. The Best Way to Save the Planet? Thomas Friedman says voting for a […]