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Hudson Valley, NY, USA
Dot Earth Blogger — New York Times
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Pursuing progress on a finite, fast-forward planet at @dotearth and The rest? Family, friends, nature - & songs:

Can Google's Oceans Protect the Real Ones? — UPDATE, 2/20: The Bits blog explores reports that someone has found the lost city of Atlantis in Google's oceans.] Google has filled in the vast blue blank in its online version of the home planet , which has been installed on half a billion computers since it was launched in 2005.

Earth as Art - From Near (Inside a Stone) and Far (the Space Station) — NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is 91 days into a yearlong mission as commander of the International Space Station, has been posting strings of photographs of our remarkable planet on Twitter using the hashtags #EarthArt and #YearInSpace.

In Weighing Responses to Climate Change, Severity and Uncertainty Matter More than 'Reality' — As I noted in an update to a previous post, Greg Laden, who writes a spirited global warming blog, published a rather biting critique of my approach to blogging and climate science a few days ago.

Extinction Up Close: A Rare Turtle Under Assault from Poachers — By now, you've likely heard about " Accelerated modern human-induced species losses: Entering the sixth mass extinction." The paper, published last week in Science Advances used a new approach to estimate global extinction rates and supports previous studies finding that Earth is in the midst of a human-driven " mass extinction" spasm on the scale of past mass die-offs triggered by geophysical calamities.

Poetry and Air, Imagery and Earth — UPDATED 5/3 at bottom.] I've posted on the role of art in biological conservation and efforts to use cartoons to convey the ironies, inconsistencies and uncomfortable realities surrounding global warming. Now it's time for poetry, and photography, dealing with the human-altered atmosphere and earth.

Pact Is Reached to Save a Rich Tropical Forest — Ending a conflict over the fate of a forest rich in both wood and wildlife, loggers, biologists and the government of Gabon have agreed to keep bulldozers and chain saws out of a 1,900-square-mile reserve with the highest density of large mammals ever recorded in a tropical rain forest.

Pandas Face Competition From Humans in Sanctuary — Ecologists are reporting a troubling trend in the Wolong Nature Reserve, China's largest and most heralded sanctuary for endangered giant pandas: The only mammalian population rapidly increasing there is human.

Battling Energy Waste in Hot, Rich Cities — European Pressphoto Agency Bettina Wassene r, who is based in Hong Kong for the International Herald Tribune, has filed a Green column for The Times exploring why there is so much energy waste there and in other advanced cities.

Rhino Horn as Club Drug and Other Tales from Safari Talk — "Immense Cache of Smuggled Ivory Is Seized in Malaysia." More from] Safari Talk is an active and interesting online gathering place for a globe-spanning community focused on watching, studying and protecting African wildlife. The Web forum and blog was created in 2006 by Matthew Wilkinson, a Briton living in Portugal who is very enamored of all things wild and African.

Is Dot Earth Past its Prime? — Tony Dokoupil, a bright young journalist at MSNBC who's taken on the environment beat, has posed some tough questions about this blog in a video commentary calling for me to pull the plug on Dot Earth after seven and a half years and 2,612 posts.
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Jul 01, 2015

RT @WRIClimate: Visual from @wriclimate: What China's new #climate pledge means for renewable energy growth #indc

Jul 01, 2015

Watch slab of ice taller than two Empire State Buildings break off Greenland glacier and float away:… via @vicenews

Jul 01, 2015

RT @makower: .@TomSteyer tells David Koch, in front row. "It's not that we have to agree on the policy. We have to agree on the problem." #aspenideas

Jul 01, 2015

Study: #anthropocene causing catastrophic ecosystem shifts Race between potency & awareness.…

Jul 01, 2015

Exploring climate clarity & complexity with @NOAA chief & 3-mission astronaut Kathy Sullivan:… #aspenideas

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