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by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Sun Oct 25th, 2015

Every now and again, I find someone who believes that carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by the breathing of humans accounts for the rise of CO2 in Earth’s atmosphere.  After all, there...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Tue Oct 20th, 2015

October 21, 2015- If you are like me, you’re worried about the increasing amount of aggression displayed by people, both at home and abroad. School-yard and urban shootings, coupled with...

by Antonia Shoumatoff in Environment
Tue Oct 20th, 2015

Fierce collaboration” is needed if the U.S. is going to stop using water in unsustainable way, says Alex Prud’homme, who spoke at the Housatonic Valley Asssociation’s annual meeting last week....

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Fri Oct 9th, 2015

My wife just came in from the garden with an autumn bounty of vegetables grown about 100 yards from our front door—kale, broccoli, carrots and tomatoes. During the next few...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Sat Oct 3rd, 2015

October 4, 2015- There is probably no word more overused in environmental vocabulary than “sustainability.” Universities have sustainability officers. Fisheries biologists and foresters talk of maximum sustainable yields. Corporations tout...

by Bill Schlesinger in Environment
Sun Sep 27th, 2015

September 28, 2015- When we look at the other planets in our solar system, the light we see is sunlight reflected off their surface. So it is with the Moon....

by TMI Staff in Environment
Sun Sep 27th, 2015

On Sunday, September 27 the moon and sun gave us a spectacular show. Sunday's full moon was a super moon meaning the moon was closer to Earth than usual. As...

by Tonia Shoumatoff in Environment
Mon Sep 21st, 2015

September 18--Dr. Annette Lanjouw is a globally respected primatologist who is helping conserve and protect threatened populations of great apes.  She was invited to the Cary Institute to speak about...

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