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Acidifying Waters Pose Threat to Alaska’s Crab Populations

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Crab fishing is one of the most lucrative businesses in Alaska’s frigid waters, but the changing chemistry of the North Pacific could soon cause disruption…read more

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Can Coastal Tides Power America?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Last summer the Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) installed an underwater turbine in the bay off Eastport, Maine, the Eastern-most city in the…read more

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Voyager Becomes First Spacecraft to Enter Interstellar Space

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NASA has announced that the Voyager 1 spacecraft, which left Earth in 1977, is now the first man-made object to ever reach interstellar space. The…read more

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Lesson Plan: Voyager Becomes First Spacecraft to Enter Interstellar Space

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by Katie Gould, Teacher Resource Producer for NewsHour Extra Subjects Math, Science, Physics Estimated Time 45 minutes Grade Level Middle and High School Warm Up…read more

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Ecuador’s Tough Choice Between Environment and Economics

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Yasuni National Park in the South American country of Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse places on Earth, with 121 different species of reptiles,…read more

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