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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Is your child an orchid or a dandelion?

Are hummingbird feeders safe for the birds?

2,200 lightning strikes light up the sky over Southern California

Bird Photo Booth captures birds at their finest

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How seismic blasting affects marine animals

Florida fights plans to drill for oil in Everglades

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