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Long-term Adaptations III – Following the Netherlands: Sea Level Rise

One of the most pressing problems jeopardizing our planet’s capacity to sustainably support (human and other) life is sea level rise. This comes as a direct consequence of the rise in global temperature: the accelerated melting of land-based ice combined … Continue reading

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My Global Family Vacation Part 4: Malta

  Figure 1 (from August 2 blog) Figure 2 – Map of Malta Figure 1 from my August 2nd blog shows my summer vacation route. Malta is a tiny dot on that map but I felt it necessary to show … Continue reading

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Lessons from Pompeii

A recent article in the New York Times by Rachel Donaldo and  Elisabetta Povoledo (NYT, April 21 2013) titled  “The Latest Threat to Pompeii’s Treasures: Italy’s Red Tape,” starts with the following: POMPEII, Italy — Destroyed by the eruption of … Continue reading

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