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The Environmental Movement’s Greatest Success Story: Ozone Layer Begins to Heal

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“This is a very positive story,” said Dr. David Fahey, Director of the Chemical Sciences Division at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Earth System Research Laboratory, and a co-chair of the Scientific Assessment Panel of the Montreal Protocol. “The whole world has participated in the control of ozone-depleting substances. All the behind the…

Bats and Wind Turbines

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Author: Mary Bates  – In laudable efforts to counter climate change, many countries around the world are turning to renewable energy sources, such as wind. Wind energy is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, with wind turbines being installed in large numbers across the globe. Yet these efforts may come at a great cost…

Blood Snow May Speed Arctic Melts

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Surreal pink snow, caused by red algae.  Wondrous, yet cause for concern for Arctic snow. Algae that turn snow pink are microscopic, but they may have a significant effect on snow melts. Source: The Arctic’s pretty but alarming strawberry-pink snow – The Washington Post