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New Google Doodle Celebrates Earth Day 2016

Earth Day, observed annually on April 22 since it began in the late 1960s, is “the one day that transcends culture, language, and tradition,” Google says, … 115 more words

Vegetation Disturbance Triggers Greenhouse-Gas Emitting Feedback Loop in Permafrost

by Lindsay McCord

Vegetation changes have the ability to rapidly destabilize permafrost soil, illustrating vulnerability of these ecosystems to disruptions. Study sites that removed shrub vegetation experienced both increased thaw depth of permafrost as well as soil subsidence, lowering the permafrost table by 31 cm in comparison to control sites. 285 more words

Climate Change

21-Year Old Gets Facelift!

Toyota of Whittier Turns 21!

Instead of taking a trip to Vegas for their 21st birthday, Toyota of Whittier is staying home. In fact, they’re  233 more words

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Reining in crime

In godforsaken criminology news, police in Russia have started outsourcing criminal transport to reindeers.

According to Moscow’s Izvestiya newspaper, the Ministry of the Interior is considering a request from officers in the Yamalo-Nemets region to buy up herds of reindeer, after representiatives from the Ministry of the Exterior went inside to warm up. 535 more words


Recovering a broken Tacoma

I was driving through EC 193 and then turned onto Fish Creek east in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and passed by a couple of Tacoma owners. 169 more words


North to Alaska: Part II Glacier Bay

North to Alaska: Part I

The next three days before docking at Whittier, the ship continued north and we looked upon dozens, probably hundreds, of Alaska’s breathtaking glaciers, in Glacier Bay, College Fjord, and Yakutat Bay. 1,009 more words


North to Alaska: Part I

My wife Carolyn and I took a trip to Alaska this past June and July. We had always wanted to see Alaska, so it was indeed a dream come true. 1,013 more words

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