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Our Oceans Are Dying: Mobilizing an Indifferent Public to Confront This Crisis

Bernard Starr | Posted 06.27.2014 | Green
Bernard Starr

If more environmental studies and more alarming news will not mobilize leaders and the public for an all-out commitment to the preservation of our small vulnerable corner of the universe, what will? Perhaps we need to shift our focus from information to changing human behavior.

PHOTO: Giant Iceberg Is Headed To Sea

Posted 08.03.2012 | Green

By Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: A massive iceberg that recently cleaved from one of Greenland's largest glaciers has made its way...

WATCH: Iceberg Creates Terrifying Wave

Posted 07.30.2012 | Green

While glacier watching along Greenland's coast, this enormous wave might have been the last thing the group in the video above expected. Video upl...

A Conversation With Julia Schwartz

John Seed | Posted 09.22.2012 | Arts
John Seed

Flexible, observant, and pleasingly eccentric in her brushwork, Julia Schwartz creates images that are just a little bit off balance; just as she intends them to be.

In Newfoundland, Explore The Wonders Of Canada

iLoveInns | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
iLoveInns

Moose, mountains and mankind. I recently experienced all that and more as my wife and I explored the wonders of Newfoundland.

Sinking Of Titanic Tied To Rare Lunar Event

Posted 03.07.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 03/06/2012 01:34 PM EST on Lifes Little Mysteries An extremely rare lunar event on the night of Jan. 4, 1912, m...

WATCH: Fly Through A Cracking Glacial Canyon

Posted 02.23.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff: A new video takes viewers on a stunning ride through a giant and ever-growing canyon of Antarctic ice that marks the bir...

Japan Tsunami Broke Huge Icebergs Off Antarctica, Study Finds

LiveScience | OurAmazingPlanet Staff | Posted 10.08.2011 | Green

The massive March 11 Japan earthquake and its ensuing tsunami were so powerful that they broke off huge icebergs thousands of miles away in Antarctica...

I am Not a Scientist. So Why Do I Write Science Thrillers?

Karen Dionne | Posted 09.03.2011 | Books
Karen Dionne

I got the idea for the novel when I read a small feature item in the newspaper about a 1,000 square-mile section of the Larson Ice Shelf that had broken off due to global warming.

This Week in Climate Science: Iceberg Tsunamis, Economics of Geoengineering, Arctic Ecosystems

David Kroodsma | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

If boreal forests expand northward, climate models show that summers will warm because the forests will absorb more heat than the surrounding tundra.

What You Need to Know About Antarctica

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I have just returned from Antarctica, the loneliest, driest, most desolate place in the world. The only way to get there is by ship. So why go?

Iceberg Size Of Luxembourg Off Antarctica Could Affect Ocean's Circulation

AP | OWEN PYE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SYDNEY — A massive iceberg struck Antarctica, dislodging another giant block of ice from a glacier, Australian and French scientists said Friday...

Hundreds Of Icebergs Breaking Off Of Antarctica, Headed For New Zealand

AP | RAY LILLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A flotilla of hundreds of icebergs that split off Antarctic ice shelves is drifting toward New Zealand and could pose ...