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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At least one-third of Himalayan glaciers will be gone by 2100

To master new songs, zebra finches seek their mother's approval

How Finland is stamping out homelessness

Haiti's first private nature reserve will protect 68 species of vertebrates

What is a frost quake?

What is a snow squall?

90,000-year-old girl was ancient human hybrid

Why it takes so long for Joshua trees to grow

Australian shepherd loves to go sledding

Germany says it's kicking the coal habit

Groundwater is an 'environmental time bomb'

You can thank the polar vortex for this beastly blast of winter