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Warming Winters Pose Threat to Honey Bees in New England

Warming Winters Pose Threat to Honey Bees in New England

Cameron Whitney, Contributing Writer May 14, 2023

RYE, NH– The sky is a deep shade of blue as the sun shines down on Joe Marttila’s beehives. Artwork by children from local schools decorates the outside of his hives. Honey bees filter in and out,...

Renewable Energy: The future for New Hampshire

Renewable Energy: The future for New Hampshire

Sarah Donovan, Content Editor February 27, 2023

With the New England region warming at one of the fastest rates in the world due to climate change, a transition to more renewable energy is essential to reduce greenhouse gases and further warming.  To...

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UNH Researchers Study the Effects of Climate Change in Gulf of Maine

Kylie Valluzzi, Contributing Writer November 29, 2022

DURHAM – University of New Hampshire (UNH) researchers are hopeful that a million-dollar grant investigating native fish and bird species in the Gulf of Maine may help explain how the ocean will respond...

Marjorie Smith, Self-Described Policy Wonk, Eyes a Return to NH House

Marjorie Smith, Self-Described Policy Wonk, Eyes a Return to NH House

Max Scheinblum, Executive Editor November 3, 2022

DURHAM - Lucky for Marjorie Smith, she knew exactly what she wanted to be at a young age. Her first political speech was when she was 11, and her passion for government led to a graduate degree in public...

Climate Change in the Midterms: Where do Candidates Stand? 

Climate Change in the Midterms: Where do Candidates Stand? 

Julie Bobyock, News Editor November 3, 2022

As the New Hampshire midterm elections rapidly approach, many issues are at the forefront of voters' minds. At the top of that list for many students is climate change.  The 2021 New Hampshire Climate...

Perkins Kwoka at a campaign stop last weekend

Perkins Kwoka has Abortion, Clean Energy on her Mind for Upcoming Legislative Sessions 

Abby Owens, Mouth of the River (ORHS) November 2, 2022

Rebecca Perkins Kwoka will again serve as the New Hampshire State Senator for Strafford County District 21, running unopposed in this year's election. The 40-year-old looks forward to representing the...

Politics as Usual: A Conversation With Maggie Hassan

Politics as Usual: A Conversation With Maggie Hassan

Max Scheinblum, Executive Editor October 28, 2022

Max speaks with Sen. Maggie Hassan on climate change, the cost of tuition, and more ahead of the midterm election.

Politics as Usual: A Conversation With Chris Pappas

Politics as Usual: A Conversation With Chris Pappas

Max Scheinblum, Executive Editor October 27, 2022

Max sits down with Rep. Chris Pappas of New Hampshire's 1st congressional district to discuss climate change, gun control, student debt, and more ahead of the midterm election.

Warming winters in the northeastern U.S. and the ski industry 

Warming winters in the northeastern U.S. and the ski industry 

Julie Bobyock March 16, 2021
When discussing climate change, larger concepts are often emphasized: temperature shifts, sea level rise, and more extreme weather patterns. However, changes that may occur in our daily lives and activities are typically grazed over. And one thing that is certainly a popular activity in the northeastern United States may be vulnerable: skiing.
“Veganuary” and beyond

“Veganuary” and beyond

Cassie Hollasch February 1, 2021
Some people may have heard of a new internet trend called Veganuary, where anyone can participate and try to go vegan or plant-based for the month of January. It’s a sort of kickstart for veganism. Veganuary is an annual challenge run by a U.K. nonprofit organization that promotes and educates about veganism by encouraging people to follow a vegan lifestyle during January and possibly throughout the year.
What to expect in the first 100 days of the Biden administration

What to expect in the first 100 days of the Biden administration

Ben MacKillop November 23, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden will take office in January with a lot of promises to keep and issues to tackle. He has pledged to undo many of Trump’s rollbacks on regulation, as well as provide swift stimulus to help tackle the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
On the issues: Bidens plans for office

On the issues: Biden’s plans for office

Isabelle Curtis November 22, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden may have a little over two months before he officially takes office on Jan. 20, but his team has already begun outlining plans for his first days in office.
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