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Scientists warn the world is about to reach 'peak meat'

When it comes to meat, the world’s plate is more than half full. In fact, scientists say it’s fast approaching a tipping point. In a letter published in the The Lancet Planetary Health Journal, 50 international scientists and environmental experts…

Fukushima: Lessons learned from an extraordinary case of soil decontamination

(European Geosciences Union) Following the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011, the Japanese authorities decided to carry out major decontamination works in the affected area, which covers more than 9,000 km2. On Dec. 12, 2019, with most of this work having been completed, the scientific journal SOIL of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) is publishing a synthesis of approximately 60 scientific publications that provide an overview of the decontamination strategies used and their effectiveness.

Canadian tundra formerly covered in rich forest: Ancient plant fossil record shows

(University of Saskatchewan) Canada’s northernmost islands, Ellesmere and Axel Heiberg islands in Nunavut, were home to a vibrant, temperate forest 56 million years ago, according to fossil research just published by University of Saskatchewan (USask) scientists.

Blinkered Greens Are To Blame For Australia’s Wildfires

No one should be surprised that our bush in Australia is ablaze and our cities are smothered in smoke.  For decades now we have been locking up land, banning burn-offs and encouraging eucalyptus fire-trees. On a hot day, the blue…

Call for Ambition at #COP25 by #Mad4Survival coalition lead by Marshall Islands

A press conference this morning at the United Nations climate Conference COP25 launched an ambition drive, Mad 4 Survival, spearheaded by the Climate Vulnerable Forum and lead by the Marshall Islands. Apporopriate that this is being launched on Human rights…

Snow turns Sedona into winter wonderland

[embedded content] Sedona, Arizona, is known for its beautiful red rocks, steep canyon walls and pine forests. It’s the perfect place to go hiking or camping for anyone looking for a nature-focused getaway. So, it might come as a surprise…

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This Week on Explore (11/6)

Happy December! As we head into yet another busy holiday season, we are here to help remind you to take a minute to reconnect with nature. As part of our core mission, we aim to be the antidote to stress. In…