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Due to human activity, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere continue to rise, contributing to increased global temperatures, rising sea levels, and other devastating environmental
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How much do you think about algae? Unless you regularly eat seaweed snacks, likely not much. However, algae—albeit green and slimy—is more than meets the
Earth is remarkable in countless ways, but particularly for providing a home to the only known living creatures in the universe. That Earth has the
Have you ever experienced an earthquake? Because many earthquakes are small and can go by unnoticed, the answer for most people is yes. A common
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