Article: The North Pacific Gyre


The following link is to an article reporting on the North Pacific Gyre, the so-called Pacific garbage patch. It’s an interesting read and may clear up some misconceptions on the region.

For more visit:
http://io9.com/5911969/lies-youve-been-told-about-the-pacific-garbage-patch

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Article: Solar System – New Planet?


The following link is to an article reporting on the possible discovery of a new planet in the solar system.

For more visit:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/05/120511-new-planet-solar-system-kuiper-belt-space-science/

Article: Artic – Methane Gas Release


The following link is to an article reporting on the release of methane gas in the Artic region due to climate change.

For more visit:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18120093

Article: Canada – Tragic Loss of an Ancient Cedar Tree


The following link is to an article that looks at how tree poachers have stolen an 800 year old Cedar from a Canadian forest.

For more visit:
http://grist.org/list/tree-poachers-steal-800-year-old-red-cedar/