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Superstorm Sandy’s Sewage Legacy

10/31/2013 // By Ryan Kingston

With Halloween upon us, I can’t help but binge-watch zombie flicks in between marathons of The Walking Dead. One recurring theme I’ve noticed is how incredibly efficient a zombie virus is at spreading. By the time we meet our protagonists, […] Read more >

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Forests in a Warming World

3/21/2013 // By Amanda Staudt

Mountain pine beetles have devastated nearly 7 million acres of pine forests in Colorado, Wyoming, and South Dakota since 1996. And, that pales in comparison to the more than 40 million acres of pines lost in British Columbia. These stunning […] Read more >

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Great Lakers Learn about Climate-Smart Restoration Success

9/19/2012 // By Melinda Koslow

This past week more than 600 representatives from around the Great Lakes joined at the Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition Restoration Conference as part of the larger Great Lakes Week in Cleveland, Ohio. My colleagues Doug Inkley, Celia Haven […] Read more >

Important habitat for the threatened Mexican Spotted Owl was destroyed in wildfires that ravaged more than 60% of the  Bandalier National Monument in New Mexico during the summer of 2011. The new technical input report features a case study of this fire and how it affected ecosystem services. Image source: Flickr (Lincoln Wildlife Crew-2008)

New Report on Climate Change and Wildlife

8/15/2012 // By Amanda Staudt

  A new report that brings together recent research on how climate change is affecting plants, animals, and habitats in the United States confirms what we already suspected: the changes are happening faster than previously thought, with more compelling evidence […] Read more >

It's been a hot year so far in D.C. (Photo: Trishhhh - Flickr)

Keeping My Cool

8/7/2012 // By Ian Evans

As a California transplant to Washington D.C., my first six months have been full of new experiences. Riding the subway to and from work every day? Check. Deciphering the grid layout of streets? Got it down (with the help of […] Read more >

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Thoughts on A New Normal

6/28/2012 // By Melinda Koslow

I attended the Aspen Environmental Forum this past weekend, bringing together a mixture of scientists, policy makers and business leaders who all care deeply about the environment. This year the Forum tackled the idea of “Living With the New Normal,” […] Read more >

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195 People to Thank: How Hard Work and Dedication Combat Climate Change in the NPLCC Region

6/22/2012 // By Patricia Tillmann

For the last nine months, I have been inspired and impressed by 195 hard-working, dedicated, thoughtful, and intelligent people. These people hail from Alaska and British Columbia, the Pacific Northwest and California. They work for our federal, state, provincial, and […] Read more >

Big Changes for Santa Claus

11/28/2011 // By Melinda Koslow

HO HO HO! Santa Claus is coming to town in just a few weeks. As we, hopefully, behave well to make the “nice” list and bake our delicious cookies to be left with milk, I wanted to take a moment […] Read more >

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Connecting the Great Lakes Coastal Future

9/15/2011 // By Melinda Koslow

This week dozens of participants came from all over the Great Lakes – Minnesota to Pennsylvania – to gain the tools necessary to protect Great Lakes coastal habitat in a changing climate. The Great Lakes, often referred to as our […] Read more >

Federal Budget Antics Threaten Safety of Communities, Raise Costs

7/29/2011 // By Kara Reeve

Even climate change skeptics may agree that the weather is changing. Just this spring and summer, a tornado outbreak in Alabama tore through the state and destroyed homes; an unprecedented heat wave and drought smothered Oklahoma with 32 consecutive days […] Read more >

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