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Lessons in Sustainable Design
Lessons in Sustainable Design 573

by George Stevens

The lunar landscape of Cappadocia, a historical region in central Turkey, is truly otherworldly. It makes you stop and think, “Where the heck am I?” It is a place where humans and natural beauty have coexisted…

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- Aug 27, 2013
Q&A with Sean Carnell of Tigers for Tigers
Q&A with Sean Carnell of Tigers for Tigers 573

by George Stevens

George Stevens sits down with Sean Carnell, a Senior at Clemson University and President of Tigers for Tigers, an organization which is partnering with other universities to form the National Tiger Coalition.…

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- Aug 15, 2012
Our Imminently Threatened Coral Reefs
Our Imminently Threatened Coral Reefs 573

by George Stevens

Coral reefs provide food to millions of people, unique chemicals for use in medicine, protect coastlines from erosion and storms, and are a major part of the thriving global tourism industry. In all, it…

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- Jul 12, 2012
The First Sumatran Rhino to be Born in Captivity in Indonesia
The First Sumatran Rhino to be Born in Captivity in Indonesia 573

by George Stevens

Last Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Way Kambas National Park, the female rhino Ratu gave birth to a baby male after a 16-month gestation period. The baby rhino was named Andatu,…

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- Jun 28, 2012
The Extinction of the Tasmanian Tiger
The Extinction of the Tasmanian Tiger 573

by George Stevens

The last known wild Tasmanian tiger (thylacine) was shot in 1930, and the last thylacine in captivity died six years later in the Hobart Zoo. The Tasmanian tiger was officially declared extinct in 1986,…

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- Jun 21, 2012
Climate Change – Why It Disproportionately Affects Women
Climate Change – Why It Disproportionately Affects Women 573

by George Stevens

Everyone is affected by global climate change, but some are affected more than others. The poor fare worst of all, and most of the world’s impoverished people are women. According to UNECA, 70% of the…

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- Jun 14, 2012