Category Archives: Nature

Awesome Nature, Fall Colors

Fall is the most colorful time of year. It is a terrific moment in time to become a “leaf-peeper” and relish nature’s regal hues of scarlet, gold and wine. To understand autumn colors we must examine the leaf. Leaves spend … Continue reading

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The Age of Climate Instability

This week scientists gathered at the International Geological Congress in Cape Town, South Africa to officially recognize the Earth has entered the Anthropocene Epoch. The new epoch began in the 1950s with nuclear bomb testing, industrial agriculture, human-caused climate disruption … Continue reading

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Deadly Heat Waves Rising

Earlier this month, the annual State of the Climate report validated that 2015 eclipsed 2014 as the hottest year since the inception of continuous record keeping in 1880. Four hundred and fifty of my colleagues from 62 countries worked to … Continue reading

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