5 Ways to Support the Environment from Your Computer

5 Ways to Support the Environment from Your Computer

The environment needs our individual and collective help more than ever. Hurricanes, flooding, raging forest fires, unprecedented droughts, threatened national monuments, declining species, crazy temperature fluctuations; climate change is quickening its destructive pace and we have a federal government that is unwilling to lift a finger to do anything about it. But, we can make a huge difference on a smaller scale. We can work […]

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Hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Jose appearing at the same time shows climate change is real and getting worse, say experts

Hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Jose appearing at the same time shows climate change is real and getting worse, say experts

Two could be a coincidence, but three has ‘got to be’ climate change, says one climate change researcher The Sunrise Motel remains flooded after Hurricane Irma hit the area on September 11, 2017 in East Naples, Florida Mark Wilson/Getty Images The horrifying weather that has swept over the Atlantic is just a light example of things to come, according to researchers. The Americas have been […]

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Thanks To Technology, We’re Getting Better At Predicting Hurricanes

Thanks To Technology, We’re Getting Better At Predicting Hurricanes

In 2012, Hurricane Sandy was roaring up the East Coast of the U.S. when it suddenly made a detour, heading straight west to make a cataclysmic surprise landfall in New Jersey. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey was predicted to touch down in Texas, but what experts thought it would do next was anybody’s guess. With so much death and destruction left in their wake, why don’t […]

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This Is Why NASA Is Sending Bacteria-Filled Balloons Into The Sky During Solar Eclipse!

This Is Why NASA Is Sending Bacteria-Filled Balloons Into The Sky During Solar Eclipse!

In collaboration with the Montana State University, NASA is launching bacteria-balloons in the stratosphere. This event prepared by NASA is part of the “Eclipse Ballooning Project” whose aim is to help scientists prepare for a Mars trip. During the eclipse, NASA will be sending 75 balloons with cameras and trackers above 80,000 feet in the air. More than 30 of these balloons will carry a […]

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Thor’s Well Is A Seemingly Bottomless Hole In The Pacific Ocean

Thor’s Well Is A Seemingly Bottomless Hole In The Pacific Ocean

Near an incredibly scenic section of the Oregon Coast Highway, there is a bottomless pit. It looks bottomless, anyway. Thor’s Well is a giant chasm where seawater disappears into endless depths. It’s incredible to look at, but be wary about getting too close. A Bottomless Illusion Thor’s Well is located in Cape Perpetua, a section of the Siuslaw National Forest. If you take a stroll […]

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This Volcanic Crater In Oregon Forms America’s Deepest Lake

This Volcanic Crater In Oregon Forms America’s Deepest Lake

One of the most awe-inspiring members of the Ring of Fire—the global arc that contains 75 percent of the world’s active volcanoes—is Oregon’s Crater Lake National Park. Its namesake is the deepest lake in the United States, but it’s not connected to any rivers—all of its water comes from precipitation. That’s why it’s such a striking shade of blue. From Outie to Innie Before the […]

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20 Photos That Are Too Stunning For Words

20 Photos That Are Too Stunning For Words

Even the work of the greatest artist cannot show all the beauty of the Earth. Sometimes, natural landscapes are so vibrant and extraordinary that you could be forgiven for thinking that you’re on another planet. We thought we’d share these 20 photographs with you. Each one proves just how naturally beautiful our world is — even without using photoshop. Yunnan, China © ytimg Olympic National Park, USA © (с) Justin Jung Hotaru Ika […]

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Earth Just Passed 410 Ppm CO2 Levels For The First Time in Human History

Earth Just Passed 410 Ppm CO2 Levels For The First Time in Human History

On April 18, Earth breached its latest climate change milestone. For the first time in human history, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels were measured at 410 parts per million (ppm). FUTURISM — The Keeling Curve, a University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography program, recorded the milestone at Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. This was a sobering moment for scientists, albeit hardly surprising. Since last year, […]

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Maps of What the Earth Would Look Like If All Ice Melted

Maps of What the Earth Would Look Like If All Ice Melted

Global warming is a pressing issue that affects everyone. Though it may be hard to tell right now while we still have polar ice caps, National Geographic recently created a series of maps that illustrate how visually different the Earth would look if all the ice on the planet melted. The maps reveal a world with far fewer land masses that are above sea level. […]

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This is a Fully Solar Powered Electric VW Bus

This is a Fully Solar Powered Electric VW Bus

Brett Belan and his wife Kira have built a full electric solar powered 1973 Volkswagen bus and converted it into a camper. About 12 years ago he built a solar power golf car, which was an absolutely amazing vehicle. Getting the bus was interesting. The idea of having a charger station right with the vehicle obviously allows you to go far beyond where you would […]

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