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Global warming’s great leap backwards – The Spectator Australia

Speaking in Milan in the lead up to the Glasgow Cop 26 global warming summit, professional truant, Greta Thunberg, lamented that despite countries around the world vowing to meet ‘ambitious targets’, the climate crisis was continuing to escalate. ‘Build back…

We All Must Rise to the Challenge of Climate Change – UT News – UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

We’re feeling the impacts of climate change all around us. Rising temperatures are changing our landscapes and livelihoods. The Great Barrier Reef is suffering from thermal stress that contributes to coral bleaching — more than half of the reef’s coral…

Cyclones Downs, Corals Up – Except At The COP26 Climate Summit

It is impossible to reconcile the official statistics and what is under the water with the media reporting – including the reporting from Glasgow. There are meant to be more cyclones and less coral, but we have quite the reverse…

Climate change: a simple guide to understanding global warming | Technique – thedailyguardian.net

Global temperatures are rising due to human activity and climate change is now threatening all aspects of our lives. Look: Farmers and scientists in Peru develop climate-resistant potatoes If this increase is not controlled, humans and nature will suffer from…

‘Once-in-a generation’ Fossil Discovery Reveals New Species in 16-Million-Year-old Amber

They’ve famously survived the vacuum of space, and even returned to life after being frozen for decades in Antarctic moss. But as hard as it is to kill the bizarre microscopic animal, the tardigrade, it’s harder to find one fossilized. In fact, only two have ever been discovered and formally named—until now. Lead researchers at […]

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How the planet has changed: Use our interactive tool – The Advertiser

This is how life on Earth will never be the same and the very surprising politician who grasped the problem first. Decades before Greta Thunberg skipped school, and 16 years before Al Gore turned a slide show into an Academy-Award-winning…

Australia Returns Huge Daintree Rainforest to its Aboriginal Owners, Bordering Great Barrier Reef

Over 600 square-miles of ancient rainforest with rivers, waterfalls, gorges and white sandy beaches was handed back to the traditional people who had lived here for generations. The historic announcement last week came from officials in Queensland, Australia, who transferred management of the world-famous Daintree National Park to the Eastern Kuku Yalanji people, who are […]

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Take a Moment to Appreciate Nature’s Diversity with Fun Facts About the Leafy Seadragon

As an example of the majesty of life, the art of camouflage, and the extremes of evolution—one need look no further than the leafy seadragon of South Australia. Fondly called “Leafies” by the Aussies of Melbourne and Adelaide, it is a member of the genus that includes pipefishes, seadragons, and seahorses, and takes its name […]

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Fossil Found by Kids in New Zealand Turns Out to Be 27 Million-Year-old Giant Penguin

The remains of a giant prehistoric penguin were discovered fossilized on a beach on New Zealand, delighting a group of young students, and filling in gaps in the fossil record at the same time. The penguin would have stood 1.4 meters tall, while underwater it could stretch out to 1.6 meters, making it far larger […]

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