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Environment Ministry to get extra NIS 625 million to fight climate change – The Times of Israel

The two-year state budget approved by ministers on Monday includes for the first time a special allocation of NIS 625 million (nearly $195 million) to fight climate change. The complex 2021-2022 national budget must now pass through committee stages and…

Science Shows What Actually Repels and Doesn’t Repel Mosquitoes: DEET, Citronella, Blood Type Myths Busted

With summer barbecue season well underway in the Northern Hemisphere, many of us are wondering if those citronella candles are even working to keep away the biting bugs. Science tells us that mosquitoes are peculiar insects that can’t be generalized as much as we would wish, which is why, at the end of your BBQ, […]

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Fish friends help in a crisis

(Nova Southeastern University) To better understand how familiarity impacts social fishes, a group of research scientists studied this idea using schooling coral reef fish.

Watch Filipino Inventor Fly His Hoverboard For 2 Miles, Setting World Record For Longest Flight

A 40-year-old inventor in the Philippines has apparently set a world record for longest flight by a hoverboard. Kyxz Mendiola launched his personal aircraft, called the Koncepto Milenya, from a beach and flew for seven minutes and 22 seconds—a distance of 1.79 miles / 2.89km. Footage shot in Zambales province on July 10 shows the […]

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Coastal wetlands are nature’s flood defences

(Swansea University) Coastal wetlands – such as salt marshes – provide even more flood protection than previously thought, reducing risks to lives and homes in estuaries, a new study reveals. Research showed that wetlands that grow in estuaries can reduce water levels by up to 2 metres and provide protection far inland.This saved up to $38 (£27) million in avoided flood damage costs per estuary during a large storm thanks to the wetlands’ role.

It’s Deeply Unserious to Suggest Global Warming Caused the Miami Condo Collapse – RealClearMarkets

X Story Stream recent articles align=”justify”>Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm late last month “suggested it is possible climate change led to the partial condominium collapse in Miami, FL,” adding that “we don’t know fully” if it did or not, “but we do…

Good News, Oil Companies! Fox Is Launching a Weather Channel – Gizmodo

News Corp’s Rupert Murdoch experiencing some weather.Photo: Kevork Djansezian (Getty Images) We’ve reached the final boss level of climate irony. The New York Times reported Tuesday that Rupert Murdoch, the media tycoon whose News Corp. owns Fox News, plans to…

Letter: Filibuster is slowing global warming solutions – Yakima Herald-Republic

Filibuster is slowing global warming solutions To the editor — Thanks for sharing the editorial from the Palm Beach Post. It clearly explained why the filibuster is killing democracy by preventing useful and much-needed legislation from passing. I received a…

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