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The oceans and our atmosphere work together to form the Earth's climate. Throw humans into the mix and the debate begins. While the atmosphere quickly adjusts to our changes, the oceans are the world's great moderator.

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While everyone agrees the climate is changing, some suggest recent changes are a result of natural weather cycles. The majority of scientific experts believe the changes aren't occuring at a natural rate and it's our fault. So what's the deal?

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Thanks to a number of sensationalized movies and documentaries, you might be wondering whether there’s any truth to the claims that the world will come to an end on December 21, 2012. The reality is that all these stories are just plain wrong!

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In the 1970s, the Earth’s ozone layer came under attack. More than 30 years later, the ozone layer's future is looking a lot brighter! 

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The feminization of fish is a problem that has been observed around the globe in freshwater and marine systems. What does this mean and why is it happening?

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In 1945, five Navy Avengers set out for a routine training session off the Florida coast and never returned. Since then, the public has been intrigued by the mysterious triangle-shaped area in the Atlantic Ocean capable of swallowing ships and planes.

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In early January, an airport in Florida temporarily closed its busiest runway to re-paint its numbers and update signage. The reason why? To account for the wandering magnetic north.

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What happens when fashion philosophy and environmental sustainability collide? The answer is sustainable fashion.

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 Wind is essential to pull a kiteboard through the waves (see photo above), but what exactly is wind, and how is it created?

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Rain falls to the ground when watervapour in the atmosphere forms droplets heavy enough to fall to earth.

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