Amanda DeLeon

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The 5 Best Beach Camping Spots in America

<i>By: Andrew Villagomez</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/s__i</i><p>Sometimes all you really need for the perfect summer vacation is a little sun, some sand, and a pup tent. Few getaways rival a relaxing beach camping escape: roaring bonfires, gorgeous ocean sunrises (or sunsets), and the soothing sound of waves crashing on …

16 of the most jaw-dropping space photos of the year

A comet's green tail, the moon above an Italian mountain and dancing green auroras shine brightly in a set of photos shortlisted for an …

Astronomy

Have We Passed the Point of No Return on Climate Change?

<b>Dear EarthTalk</b><b>: What is the best way to measure how close we are to the dreaded "point of no return" with climate change? In other words, when do we</b> …

Premiers told to rethink pipelines as they meet on climate

The Pembina Institute is warning premiers and territorial leaders they need to think about the effects of pipelines on Canada's carbon emissions …

Global Warming Is Already Clobbering the Amazon

When it comes to doing research in the Amazon, Oliver Phillips says the worst part is the sweat bees. Phillips, an ecologist from the University of …

Climate Change

In Court Fight, Two Women Aim To Force Oregon To Protect The Atmosphere

Climate Change was back in court last week. If corporations are people, maybe the atmosphere can dream of being protected by the government, too.<p>Oregon’s Lane County Circuit Court Judge Karsten Rasmussen heard oral argument in <i>Chernaik v. Brown</i>, a precedent-setting climate change case brought by …

Supai: An Isolated Indian Village Inside the Grand Canyon

by <b>Kaushik</b><p>Monday, March 30, 2015<p>Read<p>Despite being one of the most visited places in the United States, the Grand Canyon area in Arizona, still holds …

Green Groups Overjoyed by New Budget Bill, Contains Everything We Ever Wanted

<b>[Update - noon, 1 April 2015:</b> April Fools'! But it shouldn't be a joke to expect strong environmental laws from the Canadian Government. If you …

Eerie Green Space Clouds Glow in New Hubble Photos

Green clouds of gas tens of thousands of light-years wide blaze in a series of stunning new images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>The eight …

College baseball player risks end of playing career to save child's life

South Carolina Beaufort pitcher Jason Boulais could see his senior baseball season cut short, not by injury, but by choice.<p>Boulais is set to donate bone marrow in April via a surgical procedure likely to put him on the shelf for at least 20 days, possibly more, after finding out in February he was …

Obama Sets Thursday TV Address to Announce Immigration Actions

President Barack Obama will outline in a television speech tomorrow night his plan to give between 4 million and 5 million undocumented immigrants a …

Obama to ease immigration rules on millions of undocumented: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is poised to give relief from deportation to millions of undocumented immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens or of permanent legal residents, according to a source familiar with White House deliberations.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama attends the …

Trolling the GOP

Is Obama fast-tracking his deportation plan to mess with Boehner’s leadership strategy?<p><i>Troll: One who posts a deliberately provocative message … with the intention of causing maximum disruption and argument.</i> — Urban Dictionary<p>***<p><b>When the Obama administration last week</b> began the process of preparing …

Comedian Lewis Black on Voter ID Laws: 'No F***ing Way'

Comedian Lewis Black, often outspoken on political issues, has some colorful words for state legislatures passing laws that advocates warn could make …