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Inland ice in Antarctica melting fast

May 22, 2015
Inland ice in Antarctica melting fast

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Fine particulate air pollution associated with increased risk of childhood autism

May 21, 2015

PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2015 -- Exposure to fine particulate air pollution during pregnancy through the first two years of a child's life may be associated with an increased risk of the child developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a condition that affe...

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New evidence links Arctic warming with severe weather in countries including the US and UK

May 21, 2015
New evidence links Arctic warming with severe weather in countries including the US and UK

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Drexel researchers examine broad range of air pollutants in fracking emissions in Marcellus Shale region

May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015 - A team led by environmental engineers from Drexel University are the first independent researchers to take a closer look at the air quality effects of natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania. The group used a mobile air quality monitoring vehicle to survey regional air quality and...

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What Does “Renew Davis” Mean to You?

May 20, 2015

Davis Mayor Dan Wolk has used the term “Renew Davis” on a range of policy goals and applications. Most recently, he invoked it as a means to resurrect a community sports park concept. However, the initiative brought questions and criticisms from some of his colleagues and questions from the community. As Mr. Wolk explained...

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With China’s help, Pakistan turns desert into a sea of solar panels

May 19, 2015
With China’s help, Pakistan turns desert into a sea of solar panels

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Climate change altering frequency, intensity of hurricanes

May 18, 2015

TALLAHASSEE, FL, May 18, 2015 - Climate change may be the driving force behind fewer, yet more powerful hurricanes and tropical storms, says a Florida State geography professor. In a paper published today by Nature Climate Change, Professor Jim Elsne...

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Celebrities and the U.S. Government Come Together on World Environment Day to Support Combating Wildlife Trafficking

May 18, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. May 18, 2015 – In February 2014, President Obama highlighted wildlife trafficking as a national security issue, noting that this crime is decimating iconic animal populations and undermines security across nations. Wildlife trafficking is wreaking havoc on particularly vulnerable animal populations across the globe, and stands as both a critical conservation...

Davis Vanguard
Chancellor Katehi: Combating Obesity is Critical to the Economic Health of the Central Valley

May 18, 2015
Chancellor Katehi: Combating Obesity is Critical to the Economic Health of the Central Valley

By Leanna Sweha Last week, UC President Janet Napolitano and UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi joined the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. to discuss new research by Brookings on the economic costs of obesity in the United States. Chancellor Katehi emphasized the role of UC Davis in curbing the obesity epidemic and its negative...

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This Ship of Fools

This Ship of Fools

By Debra Chase “Ship of fools on a cruel sea, ship of fools sail away from me. It was later than I thought when I first believed you, Now I cannot share your laughter, ship of fools.” – The Grateful Dead In Plato’s Republic, book vi, he describes a scene in which a ship...

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