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161-Year Study Shows Warmer World Causes Earlier Spring Flowering
2013-01-17 09:10:44

Scientists from three universities have found that record temperatures in 2010 and 2012 resulted in the earliest spring flowering season in the eastern United States in more than 160 years.

2010-11-10 16:21:00

Professor refers to cabin as "time machine." FERRUM, Va., Nov.

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2010-02-03 10:05:04

Invasive plants could become even more prevalent and destructive as climate change continues, according to a new analysis of data stretching back more than 150 years.

2009-06-22 15:48:00

UNIQUE COLLABORATION BETWEEN NONPROFIT AND PUBLISHER WILL MAKE INTERACTIVE BOOK ACCESSIBLE TO MILLIONS OF AMERICANS FOR FREE NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new generation of writers and photographers with a personal connection to global warming are taking inspiration from Henry David Thoreau and other legendary environmental authors by publishing their works in a special anthology from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and Penguin Classics. The nonprofit science group...

2008-08-10 00:00:17

By The Associated Press By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, Aug. 9, the 222nd day of 2008. There are 144 days left in the year. History Highlight: On Aug.

2008-08-06 15:00:34

GREENE - Singer/songwriter David Mallett will entertain with American folk music at 2 and 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at the Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Admission is free and the doors will open one hour before shows. For more information, call 946-5311.

2008-08-03 15:00:15

I enjoyed Mark Patinkin's observations in his July 26 column ("Wall Street's binge is a national addiction"). Here I'd like to suggest some possible remedies for our cluttered, insecure and confused culture: 1. Read Walden, by Henry David Thoreau.

2008-07-24 15:00:39

GREENVILLE - Festivities to celebrate the first anniversary of the Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail will be held in Greenville beginning July 24.

2008-07-23 15:00:50

GREENVILLE - Festivities to celebrate the first anniversary of the Thoreau-Wabanaki Trail will be held in Greenville beginning July 24.

2008-07-10 12:01:07

By Ethan Forman, The Salem News, Beverly, Mass. Jul. 10--DANVERS -- Sharon Clark has retired from teaching history and literature at the school she founded 30 years ago. She plans to travel.


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