Discovery News' Editor Paul Heltzel most recently served as managing editor for Daily Interactive, a publisher of news apps. Former stints include National Geographic and NPR, where he edited and produced stories for the Web, and PC World magazine, where he covered technology news. Heltzel has contributed articles to the Los Angeles Times, MIT Technology Review, The Washington Post, CNN.com, and The New York Times on the Web. He's published five books on computer technology, science and health. He lives on the Rappahannock River in Virginia with his wife Deborah and their three kids.
Ocean acidification due to climate change is dissolving limestone along the Florida Reef Tract.
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The National Weather Service said today it will no longer deliver the forecast in ALL CAPS. Continue reading →
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Fossilized pollen stored inside stalagmites could provide answers about how Earth's climate changed over millions of years. →
Replacing broadleaved forests with evergreen trees is contributing to climate change, even when tree coverage increases. Continue reading →
The tiny Pacific island nation of Palau created a vast marine sanctuary the size of Spain on Wednesday. Continue reading →
About 1,000 displaced residents of the Bikinia Atoll want to relocate to the United States due to rising sea level. Continue reading →
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