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Opposition to Science Invites a Climate Catastrophe

Our efforts must be informed by science if we are to seriously address the threat of climate change. However, there are a significant number of people, corporations and governments that are resistant to scientific discourse. Science is at the heart of environmentalism. On a wide range of issues, it is the work of scientists that has brought important issues to…

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Citizen Science Projects Help Scientists Understand Past and Future Climate

With the rise of computer and social networks, crowdsourcing is changing the way we fund ideas, raise awareness of important issues and motivate community action. Citizen science projects is also a growing trend that lends itself to the crowdsourcing  concept, providing opportunities for interested citizens to use their computers and/or time to help with scientific research. The citizen-scientist The basic…

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Canary in a Coal Mine: Bird Populations on a Northward Shift Due to Changing Climate

The Audubon Society of North America has released a report showing more than half of North American bird species have shifted their ranges northward in response to climate change.