4 Years After Discovery, the First Viking Ship Burial Found in Over 100 Years Reveals its Lost Secrets
Reprinted with permission from World at Large,Â an independent news outlet covering conflict, travel, science, conservation, and health and fitness. When news broke in 2018 that another Viking-Age ship burial had been found on the shores of the Oslo Fjord, it quickly became one of the finds of the century. Compared to its truly legendary predecessors […]
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Climate resilience: Is the UK ready for the impacts of global warming? – Carbon Brief
Every area of UK society will feel the effects of climate change and, as global emissions continue to rise, preparing for life in a warmer world is crucial. This is the focus of the UK Climate Resilience Programme, which is…
US military retrieval of Chinese balloon
The military used underwater drones, warships and inflatable vessels to retrieve all pieces of the Chinese balloon shot down in early February, 2023.
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England may be set to flood at the end of winter â hereâs why
Driven by a La Niña event, exacerbated by urban development in areas prone to flooding and the impacts of climate change, the effects could be severe.
As Brits Suffer Soaring Energy Prices, Sunak Doubles Down On COP27 Agenda
‘Crisis? What crisis?’ went the Sun’s famous headline, capturing Jim Callaghan’s complacency during the 1979 ‘Winter of Discontent.’ The UK was suffering from rampant inflation, strikes, and power blackouts. Callaghan had just returned from an international conference in Guadeloupe, tanned…
Global Warming is Real – The Hornet
Makaya Hall The world is changing as we know it. The earth is getting hotter by the day because of global warming. Global warming is the long-term heating of Earth’s surface observed since the pre-industrial period (between 1850 and 1900) due to human…
Priceless Lost Jewels From Legendary Maravillas Shipwreck Are Finally Found in Bahamas
A sunken crown jewel hidden in The Bahamas since 1656—the shipwrecked remains of the Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de las Maravillas (Our Lady of Wonders)—goes on display this week for the first time. The huge ship was part of a fleet headed back to Spain from Cuba, loaded with royal and private consignments. Also onboard […]
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Legendary Spanish Galleon Shipwreck Discovered After Vanishing 300 Years Ago
In 1693, a Spanish trading ship left the colony in Manilla heading for Mexico. It was never to be seen again until our generation. Now, 15 years of volunteer maritime archeology and plumbing of royal Spanish archives have discovered the identify of the ship—solving a local mystery that has endured since before America was colonized. […]
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Annapolis-based nonprofit prepares to set sail for Greenland to study climate change on the newly commissioned sailboat – Capital Gazette
There’s a saying among oceanographers that the bigger your ship, the better your research. The Annapolis-based Ocean Research Project would like to prove that adage wrong. Saturday at City Dock, the nonprofit commissioned its newest research vessel, the R/V Marie…
Some Antarctic ice shelves have GROWN in the last 20 years despite global warming – Daily Mail
Parts of Antarctica have actually gained ice during the last 20 years, new research reveals, despite the continent suffering significant loss due to global warming. Researchers say that sea ice, pushed against ice shelves by a change in regional wind…