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When will the Age of Aquarius begin?

Astronomers and astrologers may agree that the Age of Aquarius starts when the vernal equinox point moves out of constellation Pisces and into Aquarius. But when will that be? There’s no definitive answer.

When will the Age of Aquarius begin?

Astronomers and astrologers may agree that the Age of Aquarius starts when the vernal equinox point moves out of constellation Pisces and into Aquarius. But when will that be? There’s no definitive answer.

Plastic Straws and Single-Use Bags Vanish From China as Ban Kicks In

In China, 2020 was bid farewell with a flurry of fireworks and the scratching off of 200 million metric tonnes of plastic straws from the nation’s pollution inventory. The anticipated ban comes into effect first with two items, plastic straws and single-use shopping bags, with other single-use plastics to follow. They are one of fewer […]

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Can Wall Street’s Heaviest Hitter Step Up to the Plate on Climate Change? – The New Yorker

Subscribers to The Climate Crisis newsletter received this piece in their in-boxes. Sign up to receive future installments. The year is coming to an end, and all eyes are trained on D.C., as Joe Biden prepares to helm a venerable…

Can Wall Street’s Heaviest Hitter Step Up to the Plate on Climate Change? – The New Yorker

Subscribers to The Climate Crisis newsletter received this piece in their in-boxes. Sign up to receive future installments. The year is coming to an end, and all eyes are trained on D.C., as Joe Biden prepares to helm a venerable…

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Preparing Gorillas for Reintroduction

When baby gorillas are rescued from poaching, they often need to relearn wild gorilla skills. They may have been in captivity or in poor circumstances for extended periods. GRACE specializes in helping rescued gorillas learn the skills they need to…

Animals

Preparing Gorillas for Reintroduction

When baby gorillas are rescued from poaching, they often need to relearn wild gorilla skills. They may have been in captivity or in poor circumstances for extended periods. GRACE specializes in helping rescued gorillas learn the skills they need to…

Animals

Preparing Gorillas for Reintroduction

When baby gorillas are rescued from poaching, they often need to relearn wild gorilla skills. They may have been in captivity or in poor circumstances for extended periods. GRACE specializes in helping rescued gorillas learn the skills they need to…

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Boosting vegetable oil production in plant leaves

A professor has found a way to boost the production of triacylglycerol — the main component of vegetable oil — in plant leaves, a technique that could allow producers to harvest oil from large, leafy plants that also have other uses. Sorghum, for example — a global source of grain prized for its drought-resistant qualities — could serve a dual role as a source of vegetable oil, creating a more efficient and valuable crop.