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April 6, 2012

 

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Attack Of The Clams

If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.

January 6, 2012

 

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Noise Pollution Is Affecting Whales

If a noisy neighbor is blasting music, drowning out your conversations and interrupting your sleep, you can call the police. But what is a whale to do?

December 8, 2011

 

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Why the Penguins And Polar Bears Don’t Like Your Lights

No extra coal for the fire, no lights: maybe old Ebenezer Scrooge had it right -- environmentally speaking, at least.

October 19, 2011

 

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Global Warming: Is It Happening?

Global warming is a topic of political debate and scientific study these days. Is it happening? Scientists say the evidence is pointing in that direction.

October 3, 2011

 

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What Is The Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

Fish have been eating plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This has scientists concerned about long term effects on the environment.

September 2, 2011

 

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Air Pollution Is Not A New Problem

Research has indicated that wide-spread industrial air pollution goes at least as far back as the ancient Greeks and Romans.

June 15, 2011

 

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What Are The Hidden Costs Of Coal?

An A Moment of Science listener wrote to us: I keep hearing about the hidden costs of fossil fuels like coal. What exactly does it mean? What are hidden costs?

May 5, 2011

 

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Earth’s Climate In The Year 3000

The future does not look so bright. What can be done to help stop global climate change?

April 18, 2011

 

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20 Easy Ways To Conserve & Save The Environment

Check out our 20 tips to conserve! What tips would you add to the list?

April 13, 2011

 

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Greenland’s Ice Sheet Is Melting

Greenland's ice sheet is worrying scientists. It's melting.

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