Biden’s Top Science Adviser Resigns After Acknowledging Demeaning Behavior

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 02/08/2022 - 09:24
The adviser, Eric S. Lander, had apologized for his workplace conduct. The president had pledged to immediately fire any official who acted that way toward colleagues.
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El cambio climático entra al consultorio

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 02/08/2022 - 09:09
Hace diez años, los psicólogos propusieron que un amplio abanico de personas sufriría episodios de ansiedad y duelo por el clima. El escepticismo sobre esa idea ha desaparecido.
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Peloton's C.E.O. Change Raises Questions About a Sale

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 02/08/2022 - 07:25
Rumors, restructuring and resignations loom over the former high-flying fitness company.
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Dog-Sledding in Southern Maine's Winter Wonderland

NYTimes - Environment - Tue, 02/08/2022 - 04:00
Traversing a frozen lake with a team of dogs is an escapist dream in the winter wonderland of Southern Maine. Just remember the brake — and no Instagram selfies.
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In New York City Sewage, a Mysterious Coronavirus Signal

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 20:07
For the past year, scientists have been looking for the source of strange coronavirus sequences that have appeared in the city’s wastewater.
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New York Deer Infected With Omicron, Study Finds

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 19:39
White-tailed deer on Staten Island have become the first wild animals with documented Omicron infections. The coronavirus has now been found in deer in 15 states.
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Water Supplies From Glaciers May Peak Sooner Than Anticipated

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 17:32
New satellite mapping of the world’s mountain ice suggests Earth’s glaciers may contain less water than previously thought.
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Did Your Handbag Help Destroy the Rainforest?

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 14:21
A recent report examines the links between fashion brands and Amazon deforestation.
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‘A Sense of Crisis’ for Wasabi, a Pungent Staple of Japanese Cuisine

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 14:18
Climate and demographic threats are chipping away at a centuries-old culture surrounding the cultivation of the fluorescent green plant.
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A Climate Opportunity

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 10:21
Biden’s big climate goals depend on Congress.
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Is the Coronavirus in Your Backyard?

NYTimes - Environment - Mon, 02/07/2022 - 04:00
White-tailed deer could become a reservoir for the virus, putting people and animals at risk, health experts say.
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How Beijing Created Snow for the Winter Olympics

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 02/06/2022 - 21:19
The environmentally unfriendly secret of winter sports is that many competitions take place on artificial snow. China’s water-scarce capital had to go to enormous lengths to make enough of it.
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Roatán, the Fragile Beauty Off the Coast of Honduras

NYTimes - Environment - Sun, 02/06/2022 - 11:29
The waters encircling the island of Roatán offer some of the most accessible reef diving anywhere. As travel picks up, the focus is on balancing the return of tourism (and divers) with the fragility of the marine environment.
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