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Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: November 2021

This Fire-Loving Fungus Eats Charcoal, if It Must

To confirm that the fungus was actually doing what it appeared to be doing, Dr. Whitman’s lab grew pine seedlings in an atmosphere with carbon dioxide containing carbon-13, an isotope whose unusual weight makes it easy to trace, and then…

Climate change: The Southeast is particularly vulnerable – Hickory Daily Record

{{featured_button_text}} John Deem, Winston-Salem Journal environment and climate reporter, Nov. 26, 2021. Walt Unks, Winston-Salem Journal The Earth is warming at an accelerated pace. A recent study shows that the potential impact of persistent rising temperatures is a serious concern…

Big-nosed dinosaur species discovered

Scientists have identified a new big-nosed dinosaur species among a collection of bones discovered on the Isle of Wight in southern England. This dinosaur had a much larger snout than either of the other two known species at the time.

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VOICES: Consumption and climate change – The Garden Island

What you buy, how you use it and reuse it, and if you repair or recycle, all have huge effects on our planet’s climate. The unrestricted growth in consumerism has been a major factor in the increase in the generation…

Guest editorial: World leaders still failing to fully address a worsening climate – Ventura County Star

“Blah, blah, blah.” So goes Greta Thunberg’s dismissal of the politicians’ promises early on at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. Fair enough — when you’ve immersed yourself in the details and complexities of the global heating crisis, it remains crystal…

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