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99 National Geographic Wants to Know What We Are Doing About Climate Action
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Through #MyClimateAction, we're sharing personal stories of people fighting their own climate battles. No matter how small, your impact makes a difference. So what's your climate story? goo.gl/2ENQEB
98 Arctic sea ice could be a thing of the past by the 2030s
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Evidence continues to mount that climate change has pushed the Arctic into a new state. Skyrocketing temperatures are altering the essence of the region, melting ice on land and sea, driving more intense wildfires, altering ocean circulation, and dissolving permafrost.

A new report chronicles all these changes and warns that even if the world manages to keep global warming below th...

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98 'I Dreamed of Africa' author Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded in attack in Kenya
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Kuki Gallmann, the environmentalist and author of the bestselling autobiography “I Dreamed of Africa,” was shot and severely injured in an attack at the conservation park she owns in Kenya.

The BBC reports that Gallmann, 73, was airlifted to a hospital in Nairobi after being shot in the stomach...

www.latimes.com/books/la-et...
98 Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: A Prodigy Loses Her ‘Soul Mate’ — a Rare Violin
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In “Gone,” the violinist Min Kym writes about dealing with expectations as a child prodigy, and about the theft of her rare Stradivarius. www.nytimes.com/2017/04/24/...
98 Veronica Scott, Author of Danger in the Stars – Guest Post
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It is always a pleasure to have Veronica Scott visiting at Whiskey With My Book.  You may be aware, she …

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98 River Keeping in New Mexico
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River Keeper. Watershed Keeper. There’s something poetic—maybe a bit Celtic—about these terms, which in the world of citizen science refer to someone monitoring a waterway for soil erosion, contaminants, and loss of biodiversity. Across the United States, with sonorous names like Willamette River Keepers and Chattahoochee River Keepers, citizen scientists are keeping watch over the environmental health of our rivers, lakes, and estuaries.
Where I live in southwestern New Mexico, the Silve blogs.discovermagazine.com/...
98 New data unearths pesticide peril in beehives
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(Cornell University) Honeybees -- employed to pollinate crops during the blooming season -- encounter danger due to lingering and wandering pesticides, according to a new Cornell University study that analyzed the bee's own food. www.eurekalert.org/pub_rele...
97 1627 Knight’s Tomb in Jamestown conserved
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Since late last year, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists have been excavating the Memorial Church, built in 1907 over the foundations of three 17th century churches, the earliest being the 1617 timber-frame church in which the Jamestown colonists held the first representative assembly in English North America in 1619. (The second was built in 1640, the last in 1680.) The site was excavated in 1901 by Association for the Preservation...

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97 Tropical Storm Arlene spins up in the Atlantic, two months before average date of first storm of hurricane season - ImaGeo
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97 West Sussex solar scheme to save millions for council and schools
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