Supertyphoon Haiyan/Yolanda Didn’t Wipe Out Everything: An Eco Editorial

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Supertyphoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) almost the eclipsing the entire Philippines. Photo Credit: Some rights reserved by NASA Goddard Photo and Video via Flickr.

On November 8 super-typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan), bearing winds of up to 300 km/h, made landfall in the Visayan region of the Philippines. What happened next is…

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One Year Later, Sandy’s Good and Bad Impacts

Saturday, December 14, 2013
Restored portion of NJ's Meadowlands, where wildlife once again finds sanctuary. Photo Credit:  Some rights reserved by samenstelling via Flickr.

This October marked the first anniversary of superstorm Sandy, the extreme ‘snowtober’ hurricane that took US by surprise both with its power and the destruction it left behind….

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Lester Brown Shares Insights on World Food Day

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Just one poor harvest away. That is how far the world could be from an abrupt interruption in the global food supply if continuing trends in food security…

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Listening to the Sound of Global Warming through Cello Music

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Photo Credit: Some rights reserved by celloulm via Flickr.

There’s no doubt we can literally feel global warming and worldwide climate change: record breaking rising temperatures, extreme weather events, and torrential floods hitting many parts of the…

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Interesting Ways to Study Climate Change

Monday, September 30, 2013
Rock Hyrax. Some rights reserved by Schristia via Flickr

From exacerbating extreme weather events to endangering our favorite foods, the effects of climate change are widespread and readily observed. This has provided scientists with a great range…

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Six UK Coastal ‘Canaries in the Mine’ Species Highlight Risk from Climate Change

Saturday, September 7, 2013
Puffins at Farne Island, Northumberland. Some rights reserved by tallpomlin via Flickr.

United Kingdom’s increasingly dynamic coastline is putting wildlife and habitats at risk. This is the key finding of a recently released study from the National Trust, reports The Guardian. UK’s…

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DOE Proposes Safeguards for ‘Climate-Resilient’ Energy Sector

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
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It is no coincidence that the energy sector, which has contributed much to altering Earth’s atmosphere, is itself now in danger from climate change. From fuel transport to…

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Global Energy Poverty Highlighted by World Bank-Led Report

Thursday, June 27, 2013
energy poverty

A business-as-usual approach will not end global energy poverty on its own, says a newly released report on energy led by the World Bank. At present, an estimated 1.2…

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Rising Ocean Acidification Threatens Marine Life

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
coral reef

The current amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is about 399.89 parts per million according to According to scientists, this figure is higher than has ever…

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Increasing Support For Climate Change

Monday, June 24, 2013
palm tree desert

In a post Hurricane Sandy world, the United States of America seems to be slowly waking up to the effects of climate change. Increasingly intense storms and changing…

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