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JOIN NBC IN CELEBRATING EARTH WEEK, APRIL 16 TO 22. #EarthInspiresMe

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 07:46 AM CDT

Calif. Researchers Taking on Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Calif. Researchers Taking on Great Pacific Garbage Patch

A Bay Area nonprofit has high hopes for tackling the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which features 80,000 tons of floating plastic. Alameda-based company The Ocean Cleanup is building what it hopes will...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 11:52 AM CDT

Coral Reef Insurance May Be a Sea Change for Conservation

Coral Reef Insurance May Be a Sea Change for Conservation

A groundbreaking new insurance policy is being taken out on coral reefs near the beaches in the Cancún area — not to protect boats or divers but the reefs themselves. Through parametric insurance, a new...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 09:37 AM CDT

How to Check Over Your Bike Before You Ride or Buy

How to Check Over Your Bike Before You Ride or Buy

Don't skip these easy checks when you buy your first bike or pull it out for a ride after the winter.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 12:33 PM CDT

Researchers' Fake Mississippi River Helps Fight Real Erosion

Researchers' Fake Mississippi River Helps Fight Real Erosion

Scientists working on new ways to battle the erosion that threatens Louisiana's coastline have a dramatic new tool: a massive replica of the lower Mississippi River. The Louisiana State University's Center for...

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 05:47 AM CDT

Global Warming Is Mixing Up Nature's Dinner Time, Study Says

Global Warming Is Mixing Up Nature's Dinner Time, Study Says

Global warming is screwing up nature's intricately timed dinner hour, often making hungry critters and those on the menu show up at much different times, a new study shows. Timing is everything in nature. Bees...

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