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Rising Seas Could Inundate Coastal Cities Sooner Than Previously Thought

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Christina Procopiou – Boston and other coastal cities may want to batten down the hatches. A new study from climate scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Pennsylvania State University warns estimates of future sea level rise may be significantly underestimated. The real picture 100…

Study Says Habitat Loss is a Rising Threat to World’s Migratory Birds

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Will Dunham and Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Habitat destruction poses an increasing peril to migratory birds around the world, and not enough is being done to protect breeding grounds and other important feeding and resting areas along migration paths, according to a new study…

New NASA Mission Launched to Study Environmental Changes on Ocean Health

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…NASA is beginning work on a new satellite mission that will extend critical climate measurements of Earth’s oceans and atmosphere and advance studies of the impact of environmental changes on ocean health, fisheries and the carbon cycle. Tentatively scheduled to launch in 2022, the Pre-Aerosol Clouds and…

Scientists Finally Count Dead Birds from BP Gulf Oil Disaster

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – It was July 5, 2010, while BP’s Deepwater Horizon was still gushing into the Gulf of Mexico and I was watching helpless from Gulf Shores, Alabama, that I began to ask the question: Where Oh Where Have All the Wildlife Gone? Are most…

NASA Confirms Sustained Long-Term Climate Warming Trend

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – Scientists now say 2013 tied with 2009 and 2006 for the seventh warmest year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures, according to a new report out from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). With the exception of 1998,…