Climate change: Can we really take CO2 back out the air? – BBC
Tackling climate change could require sucking carbon back out of the atmosphere, according to the IPCC. Jocelyn Timperley looks at how these ‘negative emissions’ might work. Humanity is on thin ice. Only rapid reductions in fossil fuel use, increased efficiency…
8th Annual Ocean Conference Raises $20 Billion, And Pledges For Marine Protection
By Elizabeth Claire Alberts International delegates attending the eighth annual Our Ocean Conference in Panama March 2-3 have pledged billions to protect the world’s oceans. Participants made 341 commitments worth nearly $20 billion, including funding for expanding and improving marine protected areas and biodiversity corridors. Previous Our Ocean conferences have generated more than 1,800 commitments […]
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200-foot asteroid 2023 DZ2 to pass closer than moon
Newly discovered asteroid 2023 DZ2 will safely pass Earth at less than half the distance of the moon on March 25, 2023. Telescope owners, get ready!
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Smelly seaweed sargassum headed toward Florida, the Caribbean. Why? – USA TODAY
Beachgoers in Florida and the Caribbean could be greeted by heavy blankets of smelly seaweed in the weeks ahead as a 5,000 mile swath of sargassum drifts westward and piles onto white sandy beaches. Sargassum, a naturally-occurring type of macroalgae, has…
Colonialism Created Food Insecurity in Haiti, Now Climate Change Compounds It – Truthout
As the planet faces more climate-driven disasters, we must prioritize the safety and wellbeing of populations most vulnerable to their effects. Extreme heat, droughts, floods and storms are becoming more frequent and intense worldwide while human industry, resource extraction, consumption…
Twenty-five trailblazing women leading the fight against climate change – Reuters
March 7 – With so many extraordinary women engaged in the battle against climate change, the biggest task in compiling Reuters Impact’s list of trailblazing women for International Women’s Day was whittling down our long list to only 25. We…
The creeping threat of the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt
Seaweed has been having a moment. Eco-influencers and columnists rave about its benefits, in everything from beauty products to biofuels. Jamie Oliver has embraced it as a recipe ingredient; Victoria Beckham uses it to keep off the pounds. And they’re…
‘I warned the FBI about this guy Osama bin Laden’: the people who predicted disasters, from the 2008 crash to Covid
‘Thinking I could have stopped it is something I have to deal with’ Ali Soufan on 9/11 In October 2000, Ali Soufan, a 29-year-old Lebanese-American FBI agent, was driving across Brooklyn Bridge when his pager beeped. More than 7,000 miles…
New comet â C/2023 A3 â could be bright in 2024
A newly discovered comet, C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS), could be quite bright in October 2024. Learn more about the comet here.
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Study Shows Flamingos with Similar Personality Traits ‘Form Cliquesâ with Like-Minded Friends
Birds of a feather really do flock together according to a new study that found flamingos with similar personality traits “form cliques” with like-minded friends. In Chilean and Caribbean flamingos, birds with similar personality traits tended to form cliques separate from differently-wired peers, much like humans. For example, bolder birds were shown to stick together, […]
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