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Brilliant Bruce the Disabled Parrot Uses Pebbles to Clean Himself With Broken Beak—Something Never Before Observed

There’s never been an insult to convey a greater misconception than the phrase ‘bird-brained’, because our feathered friends routinely use their high levels of intelligence, and soar to surprising heights demanding admiration. Take Bruce for example, the 8 year-old Alpine parrot from New Zealand. Bruce is missing the top half of his beak and is […]

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If we don’t act, climate change could devastate Coachella Valley, too – Desert Sun

“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.” — Albert Einstein A smoky haze often inundates the skies over the Coachella Valley — an arid landscape exacerbated by…

Fall is getting warmer in Philly. Here’s what that means for trees, ticks, and birds. – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Temperatures climbed well above normal a few days this week in Philadelphia, with Monday and Tuesday spiking eight degrees above the typical high of 80 for this time of year. While temperatures often fluctuate, historical data over the past five…

Oxygen Therapy May Slow Hallmarks of Alzheimer’s, Study Finds

A team of investigators has succeeded in restoring brain trauma by hyperbaric oxygen therapy. This is the first time in the scientific world that non-drug therapy has been proven effective in preventing the core biological processes responsible for the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Using a specific protocol of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), cerebral blood flow […]

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America’s beef with climate change: How we can change the food industry and save the planet – The Hill

The American Century was driven by scientific progress that led to Apollo 11. And today we need no less remarkable achievements from technologists to avoid a climate catastrophe. The Manhattan Project only inaugurated man’s age, Anthropocene. The dawn of America’s golden…

America’s beef with climate change: How we can revolutionize the food industry and save the planet | TheHill – The Hill

The American Century was driven by scientific progress that led to Apollo 11. And today we need no less remarkable achievements from technologists to avoid a climate catastrophe. The Manhattan Project only inaugurated man’s age, Anthropocene. The dawn of America’s golden…

Huge Field Gets Planted With More Than 100,000 Sunflowers – to Read the Word ‘Hope’

These stunning drone pictures show a huge field filled with more than 100,000 sunflowers—planted to read the word ‘hope’. The breathtaking field at Ardross Farm in Scotland spans 1.5 hectares—the size of four football pitches—and recently came into bloom five months after it was planted. Reverend Douglas Creighton from East Neuk Trinity Church came up […]

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Climate change: Animals ‘shape-shifting’ in response to global warming crisis, study says – Sky News

Larger ears, bulkier beaks and longer wings – climate change is causing numerous species to “shape-shift” and adapt to the world’s warming temperatures, a study claims. Sara Ryding, the study author and researcher at Deakin University in Australia, says several…

New Research Reveals Animals Are Changing Their Body Shapes to Cope With Climate Change – Singularity Hub

Global warming is a big challenge for warm-blooded animals, which must maintain a constant internal body temperature. As anyone who’s experienced heatstroke can tell you, our bodies become severely stressed when we overheat. Animals are dealing with global warming in…

Near-Complete Pterosaur Skeleton Obtained in Police Raid Reveals Stunning Details About the Species

A series of smuggled paleontological finds recovered in a 2013 police raid in Santos Harbor, Brazil, contain the most complete crested pterosaur skeleton ever found. Seized along with 3,000 other fossils destined for the illegal fossil trade, the skeleton opens a new world of understanding about these incredibly charismatic flying animals. Belonging to the species […]

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