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Arizona

Letter to the Editor: Consider the time frame of cycles of climate change – Arizona Daily Sun

{{featured_button_text}} One more comment about climate change to those who respond we are just going through another cycle. We are not just going through another cycle. Climate change cycles take thousands of years. Our present global warming climate change has…

ECOVIEWS: Could a coatimundi be in your neighborhood? – Tuscaloosa News

Q. I have heard that many kinds of animals native to one region in the country are moving farther north because of global warming. Is there a confirmed modern example in which individuals of any species have traveled an appreciable…

Is ‘Oumuamua a frozen piece of an exoPluto?

A new theory about ‘Oumuamua suggests the weird object that passed through our solar system in 2017 was a remnant of a Pluto-like world from another solar system. As one scientist said, “‘Oumuamua may be the first piece of an exoplanet brought to us.”

No One In Power Has The Guts To Declare The Pandemic Over, So I Will: It’s Over in Arizona

Half our politicians don’t want to declare the pandemic over because they are wallowing in all their new power and having too much fun as petty dictators.  The other half are scared, living in fear that every death after they…

Ecological Society of America announces 2021 fellows

(Ecological Society of America) The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2021 Fellows and Early Career Fellows. The Society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and management and policy.

How Global Warming Could Make Food Less Safe To Eat – Mashed

Scientists say global warming could make leafy greens even riskier. The lettuce in the 2018 case, was contaminated by water from an irrigation canal that ran next to a cattle feedlot (via Eater). That canal appeared to be the link…

Towards a rigorous understanding of societal responses to climate change – Nature.com

1. Lieberman, B. & Gordon, E. Climate Change in Human History: Prehistory to the Present (Bloomsbury, 2018). 2. White, S., Pfister, C. & Mauelshagen, F. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Climate History (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). This edited volume provides a state-of-the-art…

Recycling

Canada’s Tackling Plastics Recycling: Could the Same Ideas Help in the USA?

The Canadian government came up with a plan to eliminate plastic waste. By 2030, Canada hopes to achieve zero plastic waste. Right now, around 3 million tons of plastic waste are disposed of and less than 10% of that plastic is recycled. Much of it goes to the landfill, but an alarming 29,000 tons end […]