Fernandina Tortoise Thought to be Extinct Spotted in Galapagos

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Migratory Birds are in Danger in Lebanon

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Turn Out the Lights

Light, it’s all around us.  Residents in intensely populated areas are accustomed to the constant illumination from artificial street lights and blazing bright highways.  While a constant supply of light  can be useful, it also can be harmful.  A typical city-lit sky is a hundred times brighter than a sky…

Conserving the High Seas

The United Nations (UN) has proposed a new treaty, the Agreement on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, thought to work to protect the conservation and sustainable use of the high seas. Countries met and voted on Sunday, December 24th, 2017 at the…

What’s with all the Hurricanes?

On August 25th, Hurricane Harvey barreled through Texas, wreaking havoc and destruction. Now, Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest hurricanes on record, devastated the Caribbean and is threatening south Florida. Tropical Storm Jose trails behind Irma in the mid-atlantic and Hurricane Katia is now threatening eastern Mexico. Hurricane experts say…