The rise of ‘doomers’: The people who think climate change can’t be stopped – The Washington Post
When Sean Youra was 26 years old and working as an engineer, he started watching documentaries about climate change. Youra, who was struggling with depression and the loss of a family member, was horrified by what he learned about melting…
Decline of more than 500 species of marine life on Australian reefs ‘the tip of the iceberg’, study finds
More than 500 common species of fish, seaweed, coral and invertebrates that live on reefs around Australia have declined in the past decade, a study has found, as experts warn “not all is well in the ocean”. Global heating was…
Voice referendum question and constitutional amendment could come tomorrow – as it happened
From 7h ago Confirmation of the Indigenous voice referendum question and constitutional amendment could come as soon as tomorrow, following a meeting of the referendum working group with the prime minister, Anthony Albanese, tonight. Multiple sources have told Guardian Australia…
500 Baby Sharks to be Released in Unprecedented Rewilding of the Ocean
Out in the wilds of Indonesia, zebra sharks are extremely rare. Overhunted, these striped bottom dwellers were at risk of going extinct. Now though, an international consortium of 44 aquariums in 15 countries is banding together to create a huge captive-breeding-and-release program that aims to reintroduce 500 sharks to their native waters. Such an effort […]
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News Outlet Pushes False Claim U.S. Maple Syrup Production Is Tapped Out
A recent article in Financial Times repeats the often-made late-winter/early-spring claim that maple syrup production is being threatened by global warming. Available data shows that this claim is as false now as it has always been in the past. Maple…
Active volcanoes on Venus found in Magellan data
Scientists have evidence for an active volcanic vent on a known Venus mountain. It’s the first direct evidence of active volcanoes on Venus!
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In Denial: The Latest Casualties Of The Climate Industrial Complex
“Trekkies” should recall this pithy exchange about endangered humpback whales from the 1986 feature film, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, between Leonard Nimoy’s famous character and actor Catherine Hicks, who played “Dr. Taylor,” the cetologist. “Mr. Spock” stated, To hunt…
Dinosaur With Biggest Claws Ever Discovered Was ‘Edward Scissorhands on Speed’ Scientists Say
This bizarre dinosaur had the biggest claws ever discovered, showing itself to be like an âEdward Scissorhands on speedâ, say scientists. But the purpose of its terrifying talons have remained a mysteryâuntil now. âTherizinosaurus is famous for its sickle-like claws, each as long as a samurai sword: Edward Scissor-hands on speed,â said Dr. Chun-Chi Liao, […]
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We are now in the Suicene
The Holocene is the geological epoch that started approximately 11,650 years ago. The demarcation point between the Holocene and the preceding Pleistocene is the end of the last Glacial Period, in line with variations in the Earth’s orbit. Instead of going…
Why Saving the Whales Means Saving Ourselves – InsideClimate News
In 2016, disturbing footage captured on a sunny beach in Argentina went viral. The video appeared in news outlets around the world under variations of a disquieting headline: “Baby dolphin dies after a mob of tourists pass it around to…