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One of the seven natural wonders of the world and what has become an American symbol of the great outdoors, recently celebrated 100 years since its designation as a national park.  Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwest Arizona, was established by President Woodrow Wilson...

Natural carbon sinks have been shown to play an essential role in mitigating climate change, but what exactly is a carbon sink? A carbon sink is a natural or artificial reservoir that accumulates and stores carbon dioxide from the atmosphere for an indefinite period.  The main...

The island of Tasmania, located 150 miles south of Australia's mainland, is home to many spectacular landscapes, animals, and people with over 20% of the island designated as a World Heritage Area.  Tasmania is also known for producing some of the best seafood for the...

After a decade-long effort that went into increasing protections in Cabrera National Park, a maritime-terrestrial protected area off the coast of Spain along the Mediterranean Sea, the Spanish Government has announced that an extension will finally be made!  Created in 1991, the Spanish marine protected...

A sea of red decorations can be seen from afar, as lanterns and couplets cover streets, buildings, and homes wherever the Chinese New Year is celebrated.  Along with decorating in red, which is meant to symbolize hope and good fortune to come, the Chinese New...

A Potential Solution to Throwaway Plastic Culture   "Nearly 91% of all the plastic waste ever created has never been recycled."  This was named the 2018 international statistic of the year by the Royal Statistical Society showcasing concern behind the topic of recycling.  Top consumer goods companies...

As the United States continues to get hit with record-breaking cold snaps, it may seem backwards to think about how the earth is supposedly warming at an alarming rate. What can explain a colder than average winter occurring in a world that scientists say is getting...