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Earth Day Reading List

Earth Day Reading List

Celebrate Earth Day with must-reads on climate change, conservation, the environment, and more. “Indispensable. A must read for anyone who cares about the ocean and understands the integral role it… READ MORE

Urbanization and Sustainability

Urbanization and Sustainability

Steward Pickett— Sustainability has become one of the touchstones of the twenty-first century. As the human inhabitants of the planet consume an ever-larger share of the Earth’s resources and increasingly… READ MORE

The Great Whales of Stellwagen Bank

The Great Whales of Stellwagen Bank

Patrick J. Lynch— Just north of the northern tip of Cape Cod, Stellwagen Bank is an underwater glacial outwash plain that rises above the deeper waters of the southern Gulf… READ MORE

Memories of the 1938 Hurricane

Memories of the 1938 Hurricane

Stephen Long— Memory is a capacity both individual and cultural. Think back to when the recent economic downturn began in 2007 and how frequently it was compared to the Great… READ MORE

“It’s the Climate, Stupid.”

“It’s the Climate, Stupid.”

Geoffrey Parker— Once upon a time, climate change was a hot topic. In 1979 the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the United Nations Environment Programme, the National Science Foundation, the Ford… READ MORE

The Discovery of Acid Rain

The Discovery of Acid Rain

Gene E. Likens and Richard T. Holmes— Acid rain or acid precipitation or acid deposition as it is variably called, was first identified in North America more than five decades… READ MORE

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