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Bleaching affects aquarium corals, too

(ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies) A world-first study examines the temperature thresholds of Australian aquarium corals and finds they are at risk under climate change.

Emissions Are Surging Back as Countries and States Reopen – The New York Times

After a drastic decline this spring, global greenhouse gas emissions are now rebounding sharply, scientists reported, as countries relax their coronavirus lockdowns and traffic surges back onto roads. It’s a stark reminder that even as the pandemic rages, the world…

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Emissions Are Surging Back as Countries and States Reopen – The New York Times

After a drastic decline this spring, global greenhouse gas emissions are now rebounding sharply, scientists reported, as countries relax their coronavirus lockdowns and traffic surges back onto roads. It’s a stark reminder that even as the pandemic rages, the world…

Weather Channel Falsely Claims Mangroves Will Be Gone in 30 Years

The Weather Channel published an article on its website Wednesday claiming global warming threatens the extinction of mangrove trees – which rely on warm temperatures to live – within 30 years. Common sense and scientific evidence reveal that the Weather…

Discovery of oldest bow and arrow technology in Eurasia

(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) The origins of human innovation have traditionally been sought in the grasslands and coasts of Africa or the temperate environments of Europe. More extreme environments, such as the tropical rainforests of Asia, have been largely overlooked, despite their deep history of human occupation. A new study provides the earliest evidence for bow-and-arrow use, and perhaps the making of clothes, outside of Africa ~48-45,000 years ago -in the tropics of Sri Lanka.

Gov. Blackface And The Greening Of Virginia

You’re forgiven for still thinking of Virginia as a conservative state. […] But as a matter of more recent history, between the elections of Dwight Eisenhower in 1952 and Barrack Obama in 2008, Virginia was only won by one Democrat…