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New Yorkers! Westchester’s Teatown Offers High Level Climate Change Symposium

What better place to hold a climate change symposium than at Teatown, one of New York State’s most popular nature preserves. Just a train ride away, Teatown attracts city residents to this forested oasis in the Lower Hudson Valley. The preserve boasts 15 miles of forested trails for hiking and a two-acre island refuge for

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The intersection of Race & the Environment: the Asian Pacific Environmental Network in the San Francisco Bay Area by Barnard Blogger Pearl Karliner-Li

From my experience, many individuals dismiss environmental climate change as a leading and urgent issue, not because they don’t believe it to be true or important, but because they believe there are more urgent issues at hand, for example, the fact that there are 45 million people “stuck below the poverty line” in the US

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Climate Change & Lake Michigan by Barnard Blogger Olivia Loomis

Lake Michigan is a valued cultural, economic, and environmental asset for Wisconsin. It is a rich resource for outdoor tourism offering lake recreation along its shoreline, while providing water for millions of people, houses ports that serve global shipping markets, and is even featured on Milwaukee’s new flag! While growing up a few blocks away

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Climate Change to the Midwestern Farmer by Barnard Blogger Sara Lytle

The muggy summer evenings of Canfield, Ohio, were filled with countless lightning bugs in 2002. There were so many that I would run out of numbers that I knew as a six-year-old. This summer as I sat out on a porch swing fifteen years later, I made myself dizzy squinting to see if that one

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The Land of the Rising Blossoms: Detecting Climate Change through the Growth Rate of Cherry Blossoms by Barnard Blogger Erin Machida-Kwok

In Japan, cherry blossoms (or sakura in Japanese) are the epitome of spring. Hanami is known as the long standing tradition of welcoming spring1 as well as the annual appreciation of the fleeting beauty of nature. People congregate to enjoy festivities under the breath taking panorama of blooming flowers. Japanese citizens as well as tourists

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