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Watch the Path of a Raindrop From Anywhere in the World

Have you ever wondered how far raindrops travel after they fall upon the heights of Kilimanjaro? On the off chance you’re dying to know, some curious cartographers have created a mapping tool that visualizes the path a raindrop will take to the sea from anywhere on Earth. River Runner Global is a free, open-source tool […]

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One of the Largest ‘Sea Dragon’ Fossils Ever Found in Britain Unearthed As a Complete Ichthyosaur

A fossil of a giant sea reptile found in England is being called the greatest find in the history of British paleontology. A complete ichthyosaur skeleton from tooth to tail was discovered in the mud of a lagoon in Rutland Water Nature Reserve. It’s is in such pristine condition that it looks as if it […]

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How the Refrigerator Became an Agent of Climate Catastrophe – The New Yorker

A couple of years ago, in spring, my wife and I took our dog for a walk near Bantam Lake, in northwestern Connecticut, a few miles from our house. In swampy woods on the lake’s northern shore, we noticed a…

70 New Species Were Discovered in 2021 – Including 2 Guitarfish and a Pink Pygmy Pipehorse

From the lowland forests of Madagascar to Easter Island’s coral reefs, dozens of new flora and fauna were added to the scientific tree of life in 2021, proving that our vast and dynamic planet still contains unexplored places with never-before recorded plants and animals. Researchers at the California Academy of Sciences announced the 70 new […]

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Global warming could have an unsavory impact on coffee – KPRC Click2Houston

If you’re a coffee lover or a self-proclaimed java addict, you might rate coffee’s level of importance in your daily life fairly high. While we can acknowledge just how important coffee can be, the other people who are directly affected…

Global warming could have an unsavory impact on coffee – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

If you’re a coffee lover or a self-proclaimed java addict, you might rate coffee’s level of importance in your daily life fairly high. While we can acknowledge just how important coffee can be, the other people who are directly affected…

Global warming could have an unsavory impact on coffee – WJXT News4JAX

If you’re a coffee lover or a self-proclaimed java addict, you might rate coffee’s level of importance in your daily life fairly high. While we can acknowledge just how important coffee can be, the other people who are directly affected…

Is it time to consider a new normal for winter in the Carolinas? – WFAE

December’s un-wintry weather across the Southeast brought lots of unusual scenes: Crowds packing parks and beer gardens, people wearing short sleeves to Christmas parades and azaleas blooming just before the holidays. Temperatures averaged about 6 to 9 degrees above normal…

Warming Trends: Climate Threats to Bears, Bugs and Bees, Plus a Giant Kite and an ER Surge – InsideClimate News

SCIENCE A Slower Freeze Pushes Polar Bears Close to Starvation The Hudson Bay in northern Canada froze up later than normal this year, delaying polar bears’ hunting season by two to three weeks, a nonprofit polar bear conservation organization found. …

Point of View: Homer Drawdown moves forward with climate-change solutions – Kenai Peninsula Online

A decade ago, it would have been forgivable to not appreciate which climate solution was the most impactful. Is it transportation, energy, food production? As an individual, is it more meaningful to switch light bulbs or to drive less, compost…

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