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World not doing nearly enough to stop ‘catastrophic’ global warming, UN report warns – USA TODAY

Five years since the adoption of the Paris Agreement, the world is still far from meeting its climate goals. The report measures the gap between Paris Agreement goals and countries’ planned production of coal, oil and gas. COVID-19 recovery funds…

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UN climate summit president thanks Australian states – but not Morrison government – for backing net zero

The British president of the next major UN climate change summit has pointedly thanked Australia’s states and territories for backing a goal of net zero emissions by 2050 while urging unnamed others – including the Morrison government – to join…

Incredible Cave Paintings 8 Miles-Long Discovered Deep in Amazon Forest: The Sistine Chapel of Ancients

Tens of thousands of pristine cave paintings were recently found daubed across an eight-mile stretch of rock in a once-in-a-century discovery in Colombia’s Amazon rainforest. Hailed as the “Sistine Chapel of the Ancients,” it’s the kind of discovery that changes the world of archaeology. Believed to be 12,500 years old, the art is extremely detailed, […]

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Repurposed mouse model sheds light on loss of smell in COVID-19

A repurposed mouse model can develop symptoms of both severe COVID-19 (lung damage, blood clots, abnormal blood vessels, and death) and also of milder disease, including loss of the sense of smell, according to a recent study.

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Climate emergency: New Zealand must match words and actions

Following this week’s climate emergency declaration, New Zealand will have to face up to the fact it has one of the worst climate records of industrialised nations. Of 43 industrialised countries — known as Annex 1 countries — 31 are…

Revolutionary CRISPR-based Genome Editing System Destroys Cancer Cells ‘Permanently’ in Lab

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have demonstrated that the CRISPR genome editing system is very effective in treating metastatic cancers, a significant step on the way to finding a cure for cancer. In a paper published this week, the researchers demonstrated a novel lipid nanoparticle-based delivery system that specifically targets cancer cells—and co-author Prof. Dan […]

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Deaths From Terrorism Reach Five-year Low – Falling For Fifth Straight Year

Globally deaths from terrorism fell for the fifth consecutive year in 2019—a 15 percent decrease from the prior year, continuing a positive trend. The 2020 Global Terrorism Index (GTI) reports this week that deaths from terrorism peaked in 2014 and the number of deaths has now decreased by 59 percent since then. The annual report, […]

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After One of the Country’s Worst Wildfires WWF Australia is Preparing for a Year of Renewal

2020 was a sad summer to look back on for conservationists in Australia—it was one of the worst seasons for bushfires in history destroyed millions of acres of the country. But already there are reasons to hope, as WWF, the world’s largest independent conservation organization, looks to build on the remarkable response they received to help […]

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