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Dragonfly aims for Saturn’s moon Titan

Scheduled for launch in 2026, the Dragonfly mission will look for clues to the origins of life, and possibly even evidence of life itself, on Saturn’s alien yet remarkably Earth-like moon Titan.

Finnish Scientists: Effect of human activity on climate change insignificant – Helsinki Times

Jyrki Kauppinen and Pekka Malmi, from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Turku, in their paper published on 29th June 2019 claim to prove that the “GCM-models used in IPCC report AR5 fail to calculate the influences of…

Disappearing sea ice is changing the whole ecosystem of the Arctic Ocean

Posted on 12 July 2019 by Guest Author Graham J. C. Underwood, Professor of Marine and Freshwater Biology, University of Essex This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. I drafted this…

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This Week on Explore (7/12)

In this week’s Bears Of Brooks Falls profile video, meet 480 Otis or affectionately known as “King Otis”! [embedded content] This week and until July 17th, we are hosting a bearcam snapshot contest! Simply go to the bearcams, take a…

This Week on Explore (7/12)

In this week’s Bears Of Brooks Falls profile video, meet 480 Otis or affectionately known as “King Otis”! [embedded content] This week and until July 17th, we are hosting a bearcam snapshot contest! Simply go to the bearcams, take a…

Super salty, subzero Arctic water provides peek at possible life on other planets

(University of Washington) A UW team has discovered thriving communities of bacteria in Alaskan ‘cryopegs,’ trapped layers of sediment with water so salty that it remains liquid at below-freezing temperatures. The setting may be similar to environments on Mars, Saturn’s moon Titan, or other bodies farther from the sun.

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14 apps to help you live a more eco-friendly sustainable lifestyle

So you’ve made the choice to start living more sustainably. That’s great! Figuring out how to start can be daunting, but luckily technology is here to help.  These handy resources can fit in your pocket and serve as a reminder to continue your journey towards a more sustainable, greener life–whether you’re an experienced advocate for sustainability or just starting out. Forest Forest lets you combine mindfulness, productivity and focus with real-life tree planting. By not checking…