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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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

7 superlative flying animals

Meet the world's 8 tallest land animals

What to do with the remains of a beloved pet

8 surprising facts about hamsters

First-ever reef manta ray spotted in the eastern Pacific

What is the bliss point?

Marine heat waves are transforming our oceans

Opportunity's last photo is a bittersweet travel log of Mars

Why y'all is such a useful word