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Lionfish-zapping robot offers solution to invasive species

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Invasive lionfish have devastating effects on native species and ecosystems in the Western Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, but robotic technology offers a new way to stem their spread. Continue reading

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Climate Change and Your Community

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Ninety-seven percent of scientists currently agree that global surface temperatures have increased over recent decades and that these trends are almost certainly due to human activities.…read more

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Third mass coral bleaching in 18 years threatens Great Barrier Reef

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by Amanda Wilcox One of the seven wonders of the natural world is currently in peril: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, which spans 2,300 miles of…read more

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Take a poll, debate the issue: Environmental policy

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Where do students stand on environmental policy? In this lesson plan, have students take a poll before and after they debate the issue to see if their views change. Continue reading

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Colorado explores new, stinky source of alternative energy

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In Colorado, a growing industry relies on human and animal waste as a new source of renewable energy. Continue reading

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