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Cynthia's Sedna Expedition @ Sally Ride/UCSD

Great Article by sallyridescience.ucsd.edu explaining Cynthia's Sedna trip to the Arctic.

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New Facility Aims to Convert 150 Tons of CO2 to Natural Gas Per Year

It’s not enough to simply stop pumping carbon dioxide into the air to minimize the effects of global warming. We also need to start taking out some of the carbon dioxide we’ve already put there. Swiss startup Climeworks is in the business of doing just that, and recently began operation of a facility in Italy that sucks carbon dioxide out of the air and converts it into natural gas.

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Some Of The Oldest Ice In The Arctic Is Now Breaking Apart


A huge pack of floating ice along the northern Greenland coastline is breaking up and drifting apart into the Arctic Ocean — another consequence, scientists say, of global warming caused by the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

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Orca 'apocalypse': half of killer whales doomed to die from pollution

At least half of the world’s killer whale populations are doomed to extinction due to toxic and persistent pollution of the oceans, according to a major new study.

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After decades of damning reports, bleak images, and depressing headlines, one new report claims to have a “positive update” on the Great Barrier Reef (GBR).

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Warnings Abounded Before Massive Alaska Landslide and Tsunami

A massive landslide and tsunami that denuded the slopes of an Alaskan fjord could reveal warning signs that could help predict future disasters.

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High ice and hard truth: the poets taking on climate change

Greenland poet Aka Niviana’s way of life is disappearing as her country thaws, while the subsequent meltwater threatens Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner and her fellow Marshall Islanders thousands of miles away. Their joint trip to the melting glaciers inspired a climate call to arms

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Hundreds of dolphins cut through California waters

Pods commonly hunt in family or related groups, and they typically grow to about a few dozen, or maybe even a hundred

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Is this the solution?

Over the course of the next year, the device will undergo the ultimate tests and face some tough questions: Can technology prevail over nature? 

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