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Population Explosion

Pop X is the first newsletter from the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) dedicated solely to the issues related to human overpopulation and overconsumption, as well as the the extinction crisis and its eff... Read More...
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Ocean Plastic: Part Three – Activism

Imagine visiting one of America's great natural wonders, Yosemite National Park, Monument Valley, Joshua Tree, or driving through the open plains from the Rockies to the Mississippi. There was a time when litte... Read More...
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ZERO Emissions Race Reaches Tucson

The around-the-world race featuring electric-only vehicles reaches Tucson today. Vehicles will be on display at Bookmans (1930 E. Grant Road) from 3:30 to 5:00. After beginning in Geneva, Switzerland on August ... Read More...
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Terrain.org Pushcart Prize Nominations

The editors of Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments are pleased to announce our nominations for the Pushcart Prize. If selected, the contributions would be published in The Pushcart Pr... Read More...
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Earth Photos from Space

The first photograph of the earth was taken in 1968 by the crew of Apollo 8: Take a look at some fascinating photographs taken by astronaut Douglass H. Wheelock from the International Space Station. Or follo... Read More...
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International Focus on Marine Sanctuaries

On October 31, the world's largest marine reserve was finalized in the Indian Ocean in the British territorial waters of the Chagos Archipelago. The sanctuary is designated as a "no-take" zone that bans commerc... Read More...
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One Poem by Laurie Klein

  Click button above to play audio for this poem, or click here to download in .mp3 format. In Flagrante   I Mile after mile, the torched chaparral:     its sole pulse, an itinerant cricket. Arson ... Read More...
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Melting Glaciers, Rising Seas

Recent measurements of ocean temperature near Tasiilaq, Greenland reached 40 degrees. It’s the highest temperature recorded in the area, raising concerns that water temperature could be melting the Greenland ic... Read More...
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Plain City: Photographs of Berlin

Get up at dawn with your camera and take a walk through your neighborhood, tour your city, your town, your countryside. What do you see? How does place change for you in those early morning hours? Photographe... Read More...