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June 7, 2017

 

Watch out for the Asian Clam!

Clam Attack!

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

February 5, 2015

 

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Adapting to Climate Change

Can we just roll with the punches? Adapting to climate change isn't that simple.

September 5, 2013

 

What could help save the bees?

Bees And Pesticides Don’t Mix

A phenomenon called colony collapse disorder occurs when worker honeybees abruptly disappear from a beehive. Both beekeepers and scientists are worried.

August 19, 2013

 

These penguins could benefit from climate change

Climate Change May Actually Help Penguins

Is it possible that some animals actually benefit from climate change?

June 13, 2013

 

Are you worried about the health of wildlife?

Fish Are Getting High On Drugs

Did you know that low concentrations of drug residue survive sewage plants and end up in water downstream from wastewater facilities?

October 18, 2012

 

The coral reef is battling ocean acidifcation.

What Does “Ocean Acidification” Mean?

Is the ocean really turning to acid? Will it burn our skin off? What do scientists mean when they talk about "ocean acidification"?

October 16, 2012

 

Check out that ocean lint.

What Is Plastic Lint?

Everyone has dealt with cleaning the messy lint filter after several wash cycles, but not all the lint gets trapped.

September 18, 2012

 

Are whales getting burnt?

Do Whales Get Sunburnt?

Researchers have been studying the effects of UV rays on whales in the Gulf of California for over three years...

June 26, 2012

 

The ice is melting... fast!

The Arctic Is Warming Up!

Did you know that the Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the planet?

May 22, 2012

 

Bioinvasion: The Ultimate Threat To Our Ecosystem

Exactly how much are we damaging the environment when we put up new buildings and expand our cities?

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