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Do not hike while high, warn rescuers

With recreational use of marijuana soon to be legalized in Canada, rescuers in the Vancouver area are warning hikers to never go into the wilderness after taking drugs, even alcohol. This seems like a no brainer to me but North »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Higher elevations are warming too, and faster

For some time studies have indicated that polar regions, especially the Arctic, is warming at a faster rate than those regions closer to the equator. A new international study appears to indicate that a similar phenomenon is happening to layers »