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This is the online version of the weekly syndicated newspaper feature that highlights natural phenomena and man-made events affecting the environment. Each feature consists of a world map marked with symbols to indicate the location and type of phenomenon being described; each symbol corresponds to a brief news article on the event. It is available in downloadable, black-and-white or color versions ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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This article describes the issues of rising sea level, subsiding ground, and increasingly persistent flooding in the ancient city of Venice which are threatening treasured architecture and works of art. There is also a discussion of the risks, benefits, and expense of the proposed solution to the flooding, a massive set of gates intended to block the entrances to the Venetian lagoon. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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This chapter from the book History of Life describes the results of the K-T extinction and looks at the Impact theory and a giant volcanic eruption as possible causes. The essay covers the catastrophic scenarios for extinction that could result from these events. After reviewing the paleontological record across the K-T boundary, the author concludes that it is not clear that the catastrophes themselves ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Paleontology
 
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