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What if instead of oats and marshmallows in your cereal bowl you woke upone morning to find tiny bits of plastic floating in your milk? This is  what's happening to the creatures living in the Garbage Patch.

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The increase of urban sprawl not only impacts the way we live our lives, but more importantly the effect we have on the environment.

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It’s Friday night and the popcorn is made. What’s an environmentally minded citizen to watch?

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Dinosaurs are not extinct!  Well, not technically anyway.  Some people would argue that birds are “new-school” dinosaurs. 

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Biodiversity is a hot topic in conversations about conservation (say that three times fast!). But why?

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On March 11, 2011, an earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a tsunami that has caused massive destruction. Read about the earth science behind this natural disaster.

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What role do environmental disasters play in the spread of disease?

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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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