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Global Dimming

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Human caused global climate change has taken the world by storm literally, but while global warming dominates the headlines as it should there is another phenomenon known as "global dimming" also associated with the burning of fossil fuels. The increase in  invisible greenhouse gases is one pro ...

Plexamid Review / Darwin Onthetrail

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Plexamid Review / Darwin Onthetrail

After several years and over a thousand miles of use long distance backpacker Darwin Onthetrail reviews the Zpacks Plexamid ultralight 1 person shelter sharing his likes and dislikes while comparing it to the Zpacks Duplex which he has also used for thousands of miles, hundreds of bag nights, o ...

Charts : Carbon Dioxide Levels Through History

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Scientist have drilled deeply into ancient ice and taken “ice core samples” which can be analyzed showing atmospheric conditions hundreds of thousands of years ago. The graph above paints a visual history of atmospheric carbon dioxide levels before and after the rise of modern day humans (Ho ...

Article : Calories Burned Hiking by Gareth Chapman

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I came upon this informative article on caloriesburnedhq.com that includes a calorie burning calculator which gives you an idea of how many calories you may burn walking, hiking, backpacking, and while performing other exercises while accounting for weight carried, terrain, grade, pace etc. ...

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