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Termites Architecture | Trials Of Life | BBC Earth

Termites architecture are something to behold, but the natural air conditioning system inside is even more impressive. Narrated by David Attenborough.Subscribe to BBC Earth for more amazing animal videos – http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub Watch more videos from BBC Earth:Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylistBlue Planet…

Huge freshwater aquifer found under the ocean

Scientists have found a giant aquifer under the Northeastern U.S., estimated to hold at least 670 cubic miles of freshwater. If it was on the surface, they say, it would create a lake spanning 15,000 square miles, which is twice…

Extinction Rebellion protester convicted of public order offence

The first person to face trial over the Extinction Rebellion protests in April has been found guilty of a minor public order offence for blocking a road in central London. Angie Zelter, 68, was given a conditional discharge at Hendon…

Scientists Suggest Turning Methane Into Carbon Dioxide Could Reduce Global Warming – Forbes

A group of climate researchers from Stanford University have proposed that an effort to turn one of the worst greenhouse gases, methane, into carbon dioxide – not the worst greenhouse, but much more abundant – could still work out positive for the…

How octopus arms make decisions

Researchers studying the behavior and neuroscience of octopuses have long suspected that the animals’ arms may have minds of their own. A new model is the first attempt at a comprehensive representation of information flow between the octopus’s suckers, arms and brain, based on previous research in octopus neuroscience and behavior, and new video observations conducted in the lab.

Himalayan Glacier Loss Caused By Many Factors, Not Just Warming

Many news outlets have reported the very interesting finding detailed in Science Advances that ice loss from Himalayan glaciers has doubled in the past 40 years. Using data from modern satellites and from declassified images taken by the US Hexagon…

Unusually high methane levels detected on Mars

Last week, the Curiosity rover detected its largest yet measurement of methane. It’s exciting because microbial life is an important source of methane on Earth, though it can also be created in other ways.

It’s Summer! So Media Cooks Up False Scare On Heat Waves, Deaths

Alarmists and their media allies concocted another false global warming scare this week, claiming heat waves will kill thousands of people in the United States if we don’t act quickly and decisively to reduce global warming. NBC News and many…