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Vanishing ice; Planting trees

Putting numbers to vanishing ice A paper published in Geographical Review in July announced the development of a database for all research about sea ice...

With rain barrels legal, what’s next for conservation?

As of last Wednesday, Coloradans can finally legally collect rainwater from their roof. It’s a small victory in the effort to manage water more...

‘The market is for me, too’

"Our mission is essentially two fold,” says Brian Coppom, Executive Director of Boulder County Farmers Markets (BCFM). “One is to support local agriculture and...

Signs of recovery; Settled spill dispute

Signs of atmospheric recovery New research shows that the ozone hole above Antarctica is shrinking. The study, led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology chemist Susan...

Boulder’s sustainable stake in global palm oil

In recent years, a wave of companies have committed to improving the way they source one of the world’s most popular, most environmentally destructive, most...

Slow-moving disaster reaches Longmont

Longmont is joining Boulder in a hotter future, with more pollution and potentially worse floods at the hand of a tiny, jewel-colored insect. The emerald...

Just another plant

In five test fields across the state, hemp plants are pushing toward the sun in the nation’s first hemp seed certification program. The global...

Hotter and hotter; Earth’s quasi satellite

Summers to get hotter and hotter New research from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NOAA) shows that at the planet’s current heating rate, in...

CU Athletics wants water back in the Colorado

Every year the University of Colorado Boulder athletic department, CU Athletics, uses 12 million gallons of water in the locker rooms, keeping the fields...

New NCAR exhibit focuses on solutions

It’s a warm and breezy summer morning atop the hill at the west end of Table Mesa Drive, hikers set off from a popular...

Light pollution; Fracking regs shut down

Night sky becomes light sky A new map of the sky reveals that light pollution is so prevalent, most Americans can’t see the Milky...

New exhibit plants viewers in the world of seeds

Environmental concerns have been ingrained in multimedia artist Sybille Palmer since she was 10 years old. Palmer spent her teenage years in Leverkusen, Germany,...
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