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Air Pollution May Affect Crime, But the Problem Goes Deeper Than That

Dr. Lutz Sager provides input on how air pollution is linked to higher crime in this article examining environmental. …

December 5, 2019

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This Story is for the Birds: Humans Demolish North American Avian Population by 3 Billion Birds over 50 Yrs.

A new study that tallies North America’s bird numbers has surfaced and the results are devastating for animal lovers and everyday citizens alike: nearly 30 percent of the…

September 22, 2019

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Birds Are Vanishing From North America

The number of birds in the United States and Canada has declined by 3 billion, or 29 percent, over the past half-century, scientists.…

September 19, 2019

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U.S., Canada have lost 3 billion birds since 1970. Scientists say ‘nature is unraveling.’

US and Canada have lost nearly 3 billion of bird population in last 50 years, according to Pete Marra, director of the Georgetown Environment. …

September 19, 2019

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Are monarch butterflies really being massacred? A new study says it’s a lot more complicated than it seems

Thanks to pesticide use, habitat loss and climate change, Monarch butterflies are in mortal peril. Or so we have always.…

August 5, 2015

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Is the Anthropocene Upon Us?

We are in a new geological age, denoted by human beings’ impact on the earth. Does framing our present in this way demonstrate fatalist acceptance or mark us with remarkable…

March 5, 2015

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Georgetown University Receives $20 Million Gift for Environment Initiative

Georgetown University has announced an anonymous $20 million gift to launch the Georgetown Environment Initiative, a multi-campus effort to advance the interdisciplinary study of…

November 7, 2012