hoffmand on December 9th, 2009

After the Fossil of the Day awards yesterday, I was wandering around the conference center center, when I noticed a gathering of people. I wasn’t sure what was going on, but two words drew me in… Africa Unite. I shuffled my way into the crowed and tried to figure out what was going on. The people […]

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The Republic of Kiribati hosted a side event today that was both emotional as well as a call for immediate action. For all those who are not familiar with Kiribati  it is the  largest atoll nation in the world, comprising 33 distincnt islands including the world’s largest marine protected area (Phoenix Island). It is also […]

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Grace Lange on October 5th, 2009

Global warming has already begun to impact our sea levels, and is projected to have an impact in the future. According to the fourth assessment report of the IPCC, the sea-level is predicted to rise between .5 and 1.2m by 2100. Further evidence has predicted an accelerated increase in sea levels due to feedback loops […]

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Maria Mei on September 30th, 2009

As global warming is getting more severe, it poses huge stresses over both human beings and the nature. Even though the impacts of global warming are rising and some of them might have been underestimated, it is still a good thing that people have recognized the adverse effects of global warming, and have been trying […]

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dunningg on September 10th, 2009

We could talk about climate change for years. No, seriously.  If every country in the world spoke their piece individually at the UN conference in Copenhagen this year, there is no way the issues at hand could be resolved in a two-week period.  Recognizing this, the UN has organized itself into groups or coalitions of […]

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