Unexpected Source of Sea Level Rise Found

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The sea ice atop the Arctic Ocean can—as shown in this photograph from July 12, 2011—look more like swiss cheese or a bright coastal wetland. As ice melts, the liquid water collects in depressions on the surface and deepens them,

Sea Turtle Egg Poaching Legalized in Costa Rica: The Debate

Sea Turtle Egg Poaching Legalized in Costa Rica: The Debate

By Claire Le Guern

Two decades on, an unusual project to stabilize the population of Olive Ridley sea turtles in the coastal town of Ostional on Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula …

The Plastic Bag Wars

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Photo source: ©© Marj K

Excerpts; by Kitt Doucette, Rolling Stone

Named by Guinness World Records as “the most ubiquitous consumer item in the world,” the ultrathin plastic bags have become a leading source of pollution worldwide.

They litter the …