Noel Kirkpatrick

Noel Kirkpatrick

Noel edits third party and freelance content for MNN. He is an advocate of standing desks, works as a freelance television critic in his spare time, and is a recovering would-have-been academic. He is a graduate of Georgia State University with a B.A. in film & video with a minor in journalism.

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20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better

Our love affair with single-use plastics is over

What to expect from the 2019 hurricane season

Why we need to worry about ozone again

What is a blue moon?

Global tree cover has increased 7% over the last 35 years — but there's a catch

Administration hits the brakes on proposal to expand offshore drilling in Atlantic

NASA's InSight lander captures intimate sights and sounds of Mars

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What to do with the remains of a beloved pet

8 surprising facts about hamsters