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Primates colonised the Arctic during a period of ancient global warming — their fate offers a lesson as climate change speeds up – The Conversation

Two new species of prehistoric primate were recently identified by scientists studying fossils from Canada’s Ellesmere Island in the high Arctic. The primates are closely related and likely originated from a single colonisation event, following which they split into two…

Internet Sleuth Proves That 5 Historical Torture Devices Were Never Used – But Invented By Con Artists

(Note: Children or sensitive individuals should avoid this article.) Across Europe, it’s not uncommon to find museums of torture stocked with black cast iron pieces of the most unimaginable cruelty. However a clever internet snoop and aspiring historian Spencer McDaniel presents the case that several of the most famous torture devices were actually invented in […]

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Global Warming Is the Front-Page Story of Our Lifetime – The Nation

Flooding in New Jersey after Tropical Storm Henri in August 2021. (Tom Brenner / AFP via Getty Images) EDITOR’S NOTE:& This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest…

Museums Of Vandalism, Doomsayers, And Climate Catastrophe

It is probably fair to say that the last few months in the life of the average gallery attendant have become a little more challenging than usual. A role that ordinarily requires spending hours on end in largely silent rooms…

Venice could be saved by global warming, according to new research – Metro UK

Could global warming actually save Venice? (Credit: Unsplash) Venice could be saved by global warming, according to new research. The most romantic city in Europe is facing the same fate as legendary Atlantis – by disappearing beneath the waves. But…

¿Vándalo o visitante? Los museos de arte batallan para distinguir

LONDRES — Para Hans-Peter Wipplinger, el director del Museo Leopold, las últimas semanas han sido complejas. Conforme los activistas ambientales en toda Europa han intensificado sus ataques contra el arte, Wipplinger tomó medidas para proteger su renombrada colección, que incluye…

This Greek Island Replaced its Landfill with Recycling Plant That Now Reduces Waste by 85%

In order to keep their little island the pristine Aegean paradise it is, Tilos has gotten rid of their landfill, and replaced it with a circular system that has reduced total waste by 86%. After being implemented this May, the island of around 750 inhabitants quickly saw progress, after they transformed the landfill into a […]

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Face of climate change Greta Thunberg tweaks approach, joins suit against Sweden – MarketWatch

Sweden’s Greta Thunberg, arguably the most famous of climate activists the world over, is part of a lawsuit filed against her government that says officials fall far short in slowing dangerous global warming. The suit, filed in Stockholm on Friday,…

How Do You Tell a Vandal From a Visitor? Art Museums Are Struggling.

And sometimes a barrier between a painting and its audience is contrary to the work’s spirit. Mabel Tapia, the deputy artistic director of the Reina Sofia museum in Madrid, said she would never allow that collection’s highlight, Picasso’s 1937 antiwar…

2 Viking Swords Buried Upright May Have Been a Guide to Odin and Valhalla – Discovered By Road Crew

Swedish archeologists have unearthed two Viking swords from a burial mound in which they had been buried vertically, as if resting on their points. As well as marking the rare discovery of a sword, the vertical placement reflects a deliberate symbolism that has the archeologists ruminating over what it means, and suggestions include honoring the […]

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