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Climate Change Is Making It Harder for Campers to Beat the Heat – The New York Times

Jill Laidlaw has worked for 37 years at Camp Cavell in Lexington, Mich., a little spot of paradise on Lake Huron. But she has seen trouble in paradise: climate change. Temperatures in Michigan have risen by two to three degrees,…

Global warming is changing summer camp s’more than you think – The Indian Express

Written by John Schwartz Jill Laidlaw has worked for 37 years at Camp Cavell in Lexington, Michigan, a little spot of paradise on Lake Huron. But she has seen trouble in paradise: climate change. Temperatures in Michigan have risen by…

100-Year-old Dreams of Airship Travel Through Europe are Revived With This Modern Zero-Emissions Dirigible

“Royalty and dignitaries, brandy and cigars. Grey Lady-giant of the skies you hold them in your arms… ” — Bruce Dickinson. It’s not every day GNN starts a story with a quote from an Iron Maiden song, but this line perfectly describes a development that could revolutionize short-distance flight by heralding the return of helium-filled […]

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Airflow studies reveal strategies to reduce indoor transmission of COVID-19

Researchers present a range of studies investigating the aerodynamics of infectious disease. Their results suggest strategies for lowering risk based on a rigorous understanding of how infectious particles mix with air in confined spaces.

The Green Free School in Denmark focuses on a sustainable future

At the Green Free School in Copenhagen, students learn how to read and write and they study math and science. But the curriculum centers on sustainability. Students are taught how to garden and grow their own food. They make projects…

Living in the climate emergency: Australia’s new fire zone

Binna Burra Lodge in the Gold Coast hinterland was 81-year-old Tony Groom’s life. His father founded the mountain hiking retreat in the 1930s, Tony ran it in the 60s and 70s, and his daughter, Lisa, 52, grew up there. The…

A huge swath of South Carolina land is now preserved for generations

Estill, South Carolina — The descendants of John Winthrop, founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony nearly 400 years ago, recently set aside 14,000 acres along the Savannah River that will forever remain undeveloped. It’s the largest private conservation easement in…

ESA studies human hibernation for space travel

In movies and books, fictional astronauts enter ‘suspended animation’ to cross the vastness of space. Recently ESA investigated how real-life crew hibernation would impact a space mission to Mars.

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