Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Written by: Stephanie Manuzak On hot days in New York City, residents swelter when they’re outside and in their homes. The heat is not just uncomfortable. It can be fatal. “Extreme...
Written by: Jan Ellen Spiegel This year, Colorado College met a goal it set in 2009 to become carbon neutral. It’s one of a small group of U.S. colleges to reach that milestone.
Written by: Kimberly White  Organizations across the United States are calling on the Biden-Harris Administration and Congress to take action on plastic pollution. The group of 257 organizations, including dozens of members of the...
Written by: Randy Showstack Darlene Tocktoo Turner fondly recalls growing up in Shishmaref, Alaska, a community on Sarichef Island, just north of the Bering Strait. She remembers, for instance, venturing out with her family...
Written by: Kimberly White   Canada has joined a global call for ocean protection. The Government of Canada has announced that it has joined the Global Ocean Alliance, calling for 30 percent of the...
Written by: Kimberly White  The United States of America is returning to the Paris Agreement.  Hours after assuming office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to reinstate the U.S. to...
Written by: Jayur Mehta and Tara Skipton Native North Americans first arrived in Florida approximately 14,550 years ago. Evidence for these stone-tool-wielding, megafauna-hunting peoples can be found at the bottom...
Written by: Kimberly White  Pittsburgh has become the second U.S. city to adopt the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Mayor William Peduto announced the City’s commitment to formally adopt the goals on October...
Written by: Kimberly White U.S. government officials recently seized 1,400 pounds of shark fins at a port in Miami, Florida. Wildlife inspectors discovered the shark fins hidden in eighteen boxes on a ship docked...
Written by: Connor Dunleavy  The world’s high-latitude regions experience climate change at a rate twice as fast as the rest of the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Prince Williams Sound...

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