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After The Dark World: What’s Next for Thor and His Hammer?

Anticipating another “Thor” movie, we asked a Scandinavian folklore expert to suggest what the Norse god of thunder might do next.

Boreal forest protection critical to survival as climate changes

The coniferous forest that wraps around the subarctic latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere offers the world’s best opportunity to apply conservation as a climate change strategy, according to a report released today. The boreal forest, as it is called, must be preserved because it is holding vast amounts of carbon in and under its trees, and also because it offers…