Tomorrow’s Young Environmentalists Light Up The Stage At Brower Youth Awards 2010

October 25, 2010 by  
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Photo: Environmental Service Learning Institute The Brower Youth Awards (BYAs) are one of my favorite environmental events that I attend every fall. This past Tuesday was no exception, when six inspiring young activists were recognized for their environmental activism and environmental justice advocacy

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GPS Devices Installed in African Rhinos’ Horns

October 25, 2010 by  
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Original photo: Jim Epler / CC In addition to their thick, leathery hide and imposing stature, now a group of African rhinos have one more tool to help protect them against poachers — GPS locating devices embedded directly into their horns. Five such animals in South Africa’s Mafikeng Game Reserve were recently equipped with the small tracking chips which will help park officials monitor their movements and alert them to any p… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Why So Many People Are Wrong About Climate Change (Video)

October 25, 2010 by  
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Image: Climate Progress Kathryn Schulz Talks Climate Confusion at Poptech 2010 Why are so many people flat-out wrong about climate change? Why is it that there’s a huge, sturdy foundation of scientific evidence supporting the idea that humans are warming the atmosphere, with a nearly unprecedented consensus among scientists that this is the case–and yet plenty of people still don’t believe it? I caught up with Kathryn Schulz, the author of

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Ben Goldacre Talks Bad Climate Science: Poptech 2010 (Video)

October 25, 2010 by  
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Photo: Gaius Cornelius , Creative Commons Ben Goldacre is the acclaimed author of Bad Science , a best-selling book and popular Guardian column that takes on bogus science everywhere, especially in the pharmaceutical industry. But he also veers into other sciences as well, and he’s become notorious for knowing bad science when he sees it.

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