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Ocean Confetti!

In many ways, plastic is the perfect material: we can make it strong and rigid enough to build spaceships and replace bones, or thin and flexible enough to make shopping bags that weigh as much as a nickel but carry up to 17 pounds. And unlike other materials, plastic doesn’t rust or rot — it …

The Faint Young Sun Paradox!

The Faint Young Sun Paradox!

Hi, this is Emily. In 1972, Carl Sagan and a colleague discovered something that’s come to be known as the faint young sun paradox: according to stellar physics, our sun has been growing brighter over time, thanks to increasing hydrogen fusion in the star’s core. This means that the sun that shined on early Earth …

How Do Greenhouse Gases Actually Work?

How Do Greenhouse Gases Actually Work?

The earth and the moon are basically the same distance from the sun, yet temperatures on the moon average an unlivable -18°C, and even deadlier, they range from -170°C during lunar night to 100°C at lunar noon, regularly exceeding both the coldest and hottest temperatures ever recorded on Earth. And while the days and nights …

Allergic to MEAT?! It’s Happening Thanks to Climate Change | Hot Mess ๐ŸŒŽ

Allergic to MEAT?! It’s Happening Thanks to Climate Change | Hot Mess ๐ŸŒŽ

Picture this, one afternoon you’re at your best friend’s backyard barbeque, enjoying a freshly grilled hamburger, then later that night, you’re on the ground, barely breathing… because guess what?! You’ve become allergic to meat. The culprit? A tick bite. Thanks to climate change, critters like these are expanding their ranges, and their seasons are getting …

Environmental Science Msc

Environmental Science Msc

Environment is probably the most important key issue of the 21st century. If you look around, you see a lot of waste, you find a lot of problems with water, global warming. And everybody agrees that we should do something. But obviously we need people who can act and who can decide what could be …

Environmental Engineer | Wikipedia audio article

Environmental Engineer | Wikipedia audio article

Environmental engineering is a professional engineering discipline that takes from broad scientific topics like chemistry, biology, ecology, geology, hydraulics, hydrology, microbiology, and mathematics to create solutions that will protect and also improves the health of living organisms and improve the quality of the environment. Environmental engineering is a sub-discipline of civil engineering and chemical engineering. …

Endicott College Environmental Science Program

Endicott College Environmental Science Program

I choose Environmental Science personally because I had a knack for Science and Mathematics back in high school, so I always wanted to do something in the future where I would be associated with that, associated with alternative energy, renewable energy. Environmental Science leads to big things. It’s a major field, it’s a growing field, …