Liz Vivian

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Rejecting the Solutrean hypothesis: the first peoples in the Americas were not from Europe

Last month’s release of The Ice Bridge, an episode in the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation series The Nature of Things has once again revived public discussion of a controversial idea about how the Americas were peopled known as the “Solutrean hypothesis”. This idea suggests a European origin for …

Anthropology

China Says We Don't Want Your Plastic

For years, China has been the top importer of recyclable material, taking in about half of the world's plastics and paper and turning the rubbish …

Idaho Legislators Don't Want Science Teachers Teaching Climate Change [Updated]

Shane Matson has been teaching physical science to middle and high schoolers in Leadore, Idaho, for nearly 30 years. Climate change has been a part …

Trump’s EPA Is Taking Credit for Obama’s Environmental Enforcement

The Environmental Protection Agency was eager to announce Thursday it racked up more than $5 billion in enforcement dollars in the fiscal year 2017. …

Idaho Lawmakers Want Schools to Remove Key Parts of Their Climate Change Curriculum

Idaho lawmakers have voted in favor of new curriculum standards for science education, removing several important references to climate change and, specifically, the human impact on global warming.<p>The Idaho Content Standards guides what students are expected to learn from kindergarten through 12th …