climate change

Migrating Snow Geese flying from a lake at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
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Rasa Kaye
February 18, 2020 - 7:43 am
A major study last year warned that North America is experiencing a "massive reduction in the abundance of birds," part of an even broader mass extinction worldwide. Several Philly-area authrories are committing to conservation projects and promoting wildlife habitats. Find out how you can...
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Composting pile of fruit and vegetables.
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David Madden
February 05, 2020 - 3:03 pm
Camden County will take a new approach to getting rid of food scraps in four of its facilities. Read more here.
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Forest with heart-shaped canopy
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Rasa Kaye
February 03, 2020 - 12:48 pm
Valentine’s Day may be another widely commercialized holiday, but you can still be green of heart and have some sweet fun without expanding your carbon footprint. Read more here for tips on staying green and sustainable date night activities in Philadelphia.
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Snowdrops blooming at Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill.
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Molly Daly
February 02, 2020 - 4:43 pm
Who needs a season-predicting groundhog? According to the National Weather Service, January’s average temperature was 5.9 degrees warmer than usual — meaning we’re already seeing signs of an early spring. Read more here.
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Miami Beach cleanup
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AP News
February 02, 2020 - 9:10 am
The forecast for the Super Bowl in Miami is grim. The sea and temperature are rising, posing a threat to South Floridians' way of life, including their customary spot in the NFL's Super Bowl rotation. Read more here.
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Graphic of pill filled with earths
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Rasa Kaye
January 13, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Members of the medical community are keeping a weather eye on how our rapidly warming world is already challenging our physical well-being — and how that may change how they respond to the increased demand for drugs to treat climate change’s exacerbation of health problems. Read more here.
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A group of kids write down what they changes they plan to make to positively affect the environment at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 13, 2020 - 4:30 am
As 2020 marks the 50th year since the first Earth Day, the Academy of Natural Sciences has launched a year-long initiative to show how everyday choices can affect the environment. Read more here.
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A kangaroo escapes the wildfire in Australia.
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CNN
January 07, 2020 - 12:38 pm
The blazes, which have been burning across Australia for months, have razed homes and wiped out entire towns. Nearly half a billion animals have been impacted by the fires in New South Wales alone, with millions potentially dead. Read more here.
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A firefighter keeps an eye on a controlled burn used to control a larger fire near Burrill Lake, Australia, Sunday.
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AP News
January 05, 2020 - 3:35 pm
Cooling temperatures and calmer winds brought some relief Sunday to Australian communities raked by wildfires, but the heat stayed on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to accept responsibility for the crisis and take action. Read more here.
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Eco-friendly New Year's resolutions
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Rasa Kaye
December 30, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Take a long view at the next year, if not the next decade, and consider how we can all maintain the momentum toward preserving the planet. We like to call it 1Thing we can all do, but if you’re revising your list of New Year’s resolutions, there are actions you can take on a daily, monthly or once-...
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