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Research grants awarded to regional scientists studying the red sea’s coral reef

(Red Sea Reef Foundation) The Red Sea Reef Foundation has awarded research grants to five scientists from Israel and Jordan who are studying corals in one of the world’s largest marine refuges from climate change.

Opinion | To Fight Climate Change, Replace Fossil Fuels at Home and Work – The New York Times

Our future depends on our acting now to confront the climate crisis by enacting policies to convert our economy from fossil fuels to clean energy. By making this switch, we will also create millions of new jobs, save American households…

‘The future of this planet is at stake’: Report pressures Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to battle climate lies – USA TODAY

The nation’s leading social media companies pulled out the stops to shut down conspiracy theories, hoaxes and falsehoods about COVID-19 and vaccines, QAnon and the 2020 election, but they are far less aggressive when it comes to the latest hot…

See it! This week’s lunar eclipse photos

Did you see the total eclipse of 2021’s closest supermoon on Tuesday (May 26, 2021)? If you didn’t catch it – even if you did – enjoy a few of our favorite lunar eclipse photos from EarthSky friends around the world. Thanks so much to all who shared your photos with us!

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Colorado School of Public Health receives grant to address kidney disease among women in Guatemala

(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) The three-year K01 grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will provides support to examine the environmental determinants of kidney injury in female sugarcane workers and female community members in Guatemala. The new study is part of CHWE’s efforts to identify and prevent exposures that may contribute to the epidemic of chronic kidney disease of unknown origin (CKDu) in Central America.

Total eclipse of 2021’s closest supermoon on May 26

The total eclipse of the year’s closest supermoon on May 26, 2021, has a particularly short totality. It’ll be visible from western North America, southern and far-western South America, the Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Australia and southeast Asia.

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