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Data Charts Our Course

Data Charts Our Course

People's Climate March NYC 2014. Photo: Susan MelkisethianThe intersection of geospatial information and issues of environmental justice is a rapidly expanding field, with an increased level of interest in recent years. A variety of tools exist at a local and national...

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Hot Hot Hot! Global Warming Red Alert

Hot Hot Hot! Global Warming Red Alert

Photo: Wiki CommonsOn August 9, 2021, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a new report describing the inevitable and devastating impacts of climate change. This report was not the first to warn of impending doom, but it certainly...

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Eyes in the Skies for Easement Monitoring

Eyes in the Skies for Easement Monitoring

High-Resolution Data: To the Chesapeake Conservancy’s Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), precision conservation means doing projects at the right place, the right scale, the right size, and the right time. This movement is redefining how landscape conservation is...

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A Really Big Deal

A Really Big Deal

This view of Georgetown Waterfront Park in Washington, DC shows many of the kinds of green and grey infrastructure included in this really big deal.Credit: Georgetown BIDAlmost everyone agrees that our nation desperately needs major investments in repairing and...

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Trees Please!

Trees Please!

Tree cover can be especially crucial—and is often especially lacking—in urban areas, like here in Baltimore.Credit: Blue Water BaltimoreWe all love a little shade for cooling and relaxing. We know the value of trees for birds and other wildlife. New emphasis on trees...

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“Earmark” Is No Longer a Dirty Word

“Earmark” Is No Longer a Dirty Word

Earmarks used to be crucial grease for pushing through priorities. After falling out of favor, they are returning with new names. Credit: United States Senate Committee on the BudgetSome of us are old enough to remember the late comedian George Carlin and his 1970s...

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