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Spot climate change in your backyard

As we get closer to Spring, this short article published in CNN’s SciTechBlog becomes more and more relevant.  It urges people to become volunteer backyard scientists by participating in Project BudBurst, which is enlisting people all over the country to report when their plants bloom. These reports, when combined, will help scientists track trends in climate change.  The article also suggests that people learn abour their local environment, and try to find local food, either through food coops, public gardens, or farmers’ markets. Check out the links contained in this story, then go exercise your green thumb.

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