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Jane Goodall: ‘Change is happening. There are many ways to start moving in the right way’

Jane Goodall is a primatologist who is regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on chimpanzees. She has spent 60 years studying the chimps that live in the Gombe Stream national park and she is a prominent advocate, via…

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The most exciting scientific breakthroughs of 2020, chosen by scientists

Space travel In 2020 the race to space changed gear. The May launch of the SpaceX vehicle Crew Dragon was the first time a private vehicle had delivered astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). It was deeply impressive, but…

Energy

Where’s the beef with a greener future that also makes us happier and healthier?

Few crises come with a users’ manual. The government’s official climate advisers, the Committee on Climate Change, have come close, however, with a new 1,000-page tome setting out a blueprint for how Britain can decarbonise its economy and cut emissions…

Cataloging nature’s hidden arsenal: Viruses that infect bacteria

A new approach for studying phage-bacteria interactions will help scientists study the intricate offensive and defensive chemical tactics used by parasite and host. These microscopic battles have implications for medicine, agricultural research, and climate science.

Prince Harry And His Fearmongering Eco-Alarmism

‘What if every single one of us was a raindrop?’ I have no idea what goes into the Californian drinking water, but the Duke formerly known as Prince Harry seems to have been knocking it back. (Pictured: Prince Harry’s Calif….

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Can we compromise on procreation in the wake of climate change

In the context of climate change, too much harsh knowledge about environmental tragedies is creating a sense of hopelessness and helplessness in some individuals, instead of motivating them to act in more responsible ways

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Could we ever pull enough carbon out of the atmosphere to stop climate change? – Livescience.com

Nature has equipped Earth with several giant “sponges,” or carbon sinks, that can help humans battle climate change. These natural sponges, as well as human-made ones, can sop up carbon, effectively removing it from the atmosphere.  But what does this…

Could we ever pull enough carbon out of the atmosphere to stop climate change? – Livescience.com

Nature has equipped Earth with several giant “sponges,” or carbon sinks, that can help humans battle climate change. These natural sponges, as well as human-made ones, can sop up carbon, effectively removing it from the atmosphere.  But what does this…

Vertebrate biodiversity: A glimmer of hope

A team of biologists found that the picture of dramatically declining vertebrate populations of all kinds is driven by a small number of outlier populations whose numbers are dropping at extreme rates. Once these outliers are separated from the mix, a very different and far more hopeful picture of global biodiversity emerges.