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Parts per million

The pre-industrial concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was 280 parts per million (ppm). As of December 2016, 404.93 ppm. (Source: National Wildlife Federation)

I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, thus building a wall of separation between church and state.

–Thomas Jefferson

 

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Adelie penguins!

Researcher Bill Fraser has tracked the decline of the Adélie penguins on Antarctica, where their numbers have fallen from 32,000 breeding pairs to 11,000 in 30 years. (Source: National Geographic)

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.

–Louis Pasteur

 

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No ice

The Arctic Ocean is expected to become essentially ice free in summer before mid-century. (Source: NASA.gov)
feminism

TWO Nobels!

Marie Curie is the only woman to ever win two Nobel Prizes. Her first award was for physics for her work on spontaneous radiation with her husband, with her second being…
food

How impulsive are you?

I never know how to answer this question. I suppose I'm half and half? On the one hand, I am VERY tempted by candy at the check out register. On…