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There’s a ‘Man in the Moon’: Why Our Brains See Faces Everywhere – And Monkeys Do Too

It’s so commonplace we barely give it a second thought, but human brains seem hardwired to see human faces where there are none—in objects as varied as the moon, toys, plastic bottles, tree trunks, and vacuum cleaners. Some have even seen an imagined Jesus in cheese on toast. Until now scientists haven’t understood exactly what […]

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Wetlands are powerful weapons in the fight against global warming – Earth.com

An international team of researchers led by Radboud University has demonstrated that plants in salt and freshwater wetlands capture and store massive amounts of carbon dioxide. This means that the restoration of wetlands, such as bogs, salt marshes, and mangrove…

Could eating bug powder and fungus meat help fight climate change? Yes, but there are easier ways. – USA TODAY

A new study from researchers in Finland, published Monday, found that diets that simply cut down on meat and dairy are nearly as climate-friendly as diets that rely on culture-grown meat and milk. Global agriculture and food systems, especially the…

We Must Solve Global Warming This Decade, Says Climate Strategist Wilford Welch – Post News Group

The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), in partnership with global online art marketplace Artsy, presents its 2022 online benefit auction, “Many Voices, One Diaspora,” with works by more than 50 leading local, national, and international artists, many of whom…

‘We have time’: Activists, elected leaders call for climate action at Earth Day rally at Arizona Capitol – The Arizona Republic

In an Earth Day rally almost resembling a fair, people of all ages gathered at the Arizona Capitol on Saturday afternoon to stress the urgency of the climate crisis and push for equitable action at congressional and local levels.   “The IPCC was…

The story that generated more letters than the Oscars slap – Los Angeles Times

Big thanks to Mary McNamara for writing about our lack of attention on the most pressing issue for all humans on the planet [“Quit Fiddlin’ While Earth Burns,” April 8]. I have been wandering around feeling like Debbie Downer because…

Stolen 22 Years Ago, Two Priceless Charles Darwin Notebooks Mysteriously Returned in Pink Gift Bag

On two leather and copper-bound field notebooks, Charles Darwin jotted down a variety of musings that formed his theory of evolution. Held at Cambridge University Library for decades, in the year 2000 they were stolen. 22 years later, as mysteriously as they disappeared, they were returned—bound in saran wrap in exactly the same condition as […]

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