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Renowned Green Activist Apologizes For The Climate Scare

The following is a mea culpa from prominent climate activist and environmental leader Michael Shellenberger, a Time Magazine ‘Hero of the Environment’ (pictured). On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologize for the climate scare we created over…

Renowned Green Activist Apologizes For The Climate Scare

The following is a mea culpa from prominent climate activist and environmental leader Michael Shellenberger, a Time Magazine ‘Hero of the Environment’ (pictured). On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologize for the climate scare we created over…

Agricultural fires in central Africa light up in Suomi NPP satellite image

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Fires have spread across the majority of the landscape in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in this NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite image using the VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite) instrument from June 25, 2020.

In Show of Solidarity, Morocco Sends 8 Million Masks to 15 African Nations

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has sent 8 million masks and millions of other pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) to 15 different African nations. Including almost one million facial visors, 600,000 plastic hair caps, and 60,000 gowns, the aid will be distributed between Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, Eswatini, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Malawi, Mauritania, Niger, […]

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How is global warming impacting the world’s tropical forests? – World Economic Forum

Trees remove carbon from the atmosphere when they are living, but release large quantities when they die. Scientists predict that just a 2˚C could push most tropical rainforests above their safe ‘heat threshold’ As they photosynthesise and grow, tropical forests…

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How is global warming impacting the world’s tropical forests? – World Economic Forum

Trees remove carbon from the atmosphere when they are living, but release large quantities when they die. Scientists predict that just a 2˚C could push most tropical rainforests above their safe ‘heat threshold’ As they photosynthesise and grow, tropical forests…

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How hero shrews’ bizarre backbones evolved

Hero shrews have some of the weirdest backbones in the animal kingdom — they’re incredibly strong, with stories of a 0.25-pound shrew supporting a grown man standing on its back. No one knows what they use these super-strong spines for, though, so scientists took micro-CT scans to examine the backbones inside and out. They discovered evidence that the bones are exposed to lots of stress from back-to-front, suggesting the shrews scrunch up like inchworms.