Chlorine: Protecting human health for more than a century

November 14, 2016 by  
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Sponsored: American entrepreneurs introduced chlorination to city water in 1913. A hundred years and millions of saved lives later, it’s still the best option.

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Will there be icebergs near Rio?

June 18, 2012 by  
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A hundred years since the sinking of the Titanic, we fear a similar fate for our planetary ship. Here's how business needs to step up.

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Who Says The Climate’s Not Changing?

January 3, 2010 by  
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Two local blogs show two very different views of people using Toronto’s waterfront. A hundred years ago, the biggest winter sport in town was iceboating; Torontoist shows wonderful pictures spanning 50 years of the sport. “For over one hundred years the glistening varnished bodies, black-enamelled skates, gleaming white sails and many-coloured flags flying from the stays and yards was an unforgettable sight against the blue ice and dazzling snow.” Over at

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How Oysters May Have Saved the Human Race

December 16, 2009 by  
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National Archives and Records Administration A hundred years ago, oysters and shellfish were a staple of a working person’s diet in New York and on the east coast; they were cheap, plentiful and healthy. Maggie Koerth-Baker of BoingBoing writes that a couple of hundred thousand years ago they were too; in fact, they may have saved humanity from starvation in a world of changing climate

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Endangered Tree Kangaroos Fitted With CritterCams Reveal Wildlife Mysteries, New Species (Video)

December 16, 2009 by  
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Screenshot via National Geographic Video The elusive and endangered tree kangaroo of New Guinea is tough to study. But some have been fitted with video cameras that are showing scientists incredible treetop footage, as well as revealing mysteries about the lives of tr… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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All or Nothing: A Look at the Copenhagen Endgame

December 16, 2009 by  
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Image credit: World Economic Forum /Flickr This post, written by Geoffrey Lean, originally appeared on Grist.org Well, here we are at last.

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Climate Change Art: Art of a Changing World

December 4, 2009 by  
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Image from Evening Standard: Kris Martin, 100 Years, 2004 It’s a bomb, but a quiet rather beautiful one . It will blow up in a hundred years and self destruct. Just like the world if we don’t watch out

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