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Scientists Make Amazing Discovery In Antarctic Snow: Stardust

A team of scientists hauled 500 kilograms [1,102 pounds] of fresh snow back from Antarctica, melted it, and sifted through the particles that remained. Their analysis yielded a surprise: The snow held significant amounts of a form of iron that…

16 images that will make you feel 'as free as a bird'

Now in its fourth year, the Bird Photographer of the Year competition received more than 13,500 entries from 63 countries, making 2019 its biggest year yet. Both professional and amateur photographers were encouraged to submit photos in the eight different…

Kickstarting solutions

(Stanford University) The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment has awarded nine proposals as part of its 2019 Environmental Venture Projects (EVP) and Realizing Environmental Innovation Program (REIP) grants. Both programs provide funding for interdisciplinary research needed to solve major environmental problems. Such problems — ranging from long-neglected tropical diseases to managing groundwater supplies to drought-fueled wildfires — are too complex to be solved by any one discipline alone.

2019 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #33

Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 17 August 2019 by John Hartz A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week, i.e., Sun, Aug 11 through Sat, Aug 17, 2019 Editor’s…

The Reason Antarctica Is Melting: Shifting Winds, Driven by Global Warming – Scientific American

In the remote, alien area of the world where the Amundsen Sea meets the coast of West Antarctica, tall, frozen cliffs loom over the water. They are the edges of massive glaciers—rivers of ice that spill into the ocean. In…

What is the world's deadliest animal?

Like a lot of folks from my generation, I’ve been afraid of sharks since the movie “Jaws” first hit theaters in the late ’70s. But while sharks sure look the part, the truth of the matter is that they don’t…

The changing face of planet Earth

The changing face of planet Earth Andrew GliksonEarth and Climate scientistAustralian National University 12-8-2019 Preamble The inhabitants of planet Earth are in the process of destroying the habitability of their world through the perpetration of the largest mass extinction of…