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Climate Impacts on Freshwater Systems
An overview of observed responses of the largest lakes in Sweden to a warmer winter climate. Provides brief studies of lake ice, water temperature, water discharge and water level, water chemistry, and biological life. Includes maps, graphs, photographs, references, suggestions for further reading, and links to related sites.
Synoptic Dendroclimatology: Central to Eastern Canada
Reconstruction of spatiotemporal warm season drought severity over a 220-year period using tree-ring chronologies distributed across the southern Canadian boreal forest. Discusses the implications of large scale atmospheric circulation shifts.
National Geographic - Global Warming
Provides news and information on the causes, effects, science and solutions. Includes EarthPulse interactive maps and links to related features.
USDA Forest Service - Climate Change Research Center
Official government site for resource managers and decision-makers who need information and tools to address climate change in planning and project implementation on lands in the Western USA. Includes a toolbox and library.
Ukraine PM: Putin 'has a dream to restore the Soviet Union'
Are evangelicals out of touch with mainstream views?
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk believes Russian President Vladimir Putin "has a dream to restore the Soviet Union" — and Putin realizing that dream would be disastrous for the rest of the world.
Canadians rally to legalize marijuana
Despite major changes in public opinion in recent years, Rev. Franklin Graham, son of perhaps the most famous American preacher of all time, Billy Graham, reiterated his strong opposition to gay marriage and gay adoption today on ABC’s “This Week.” As a part of a...
Several thousand people came out in Canada's biggest cities on Sunday to call for the legalization of marijuana -- a yearly protest that happens internationally on April 20. The demonstrations -- dubbed the "420" rallies after the date, 4/20 in North American style, and the code-term popularly used to refer to pot consumption -- took place in Vancouver, Montreal and Ottawa. In each city, including the capital, Ottawa, where protesters gathered on the lawn near the parliament building, music groups played for the crowds. In Montreal, a strong police presence surrounded the demonstrators, while in Ottawa and Vancouver, a pizza chain offered a free slice to any participant in the rally celebrating a drug known to prompt the munchies.