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The Real Moby Dick: Mythic White Sperm Whale Captured on Film Near Jamaica

A white sperm whale was recently spotted off the coast of Jamaica. The video, recorded by a Dutch merchant sailor, brings to life Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick, except for the fact that this white whale seemed totally relaxed. Almost drifting near the surface, the white of the whale’s back is unmistakable and wonderful, but […]

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The urgency of climate change [opinion] | Local Voices | lancasteronline.com – LNP | LancasterOnline

Despite all the evidence that global warming is a major problem, some people still believe it isn’t real. However, within the last year, more people have begun to realize that it is a genuine issue that needs to be corrected…

Heat, no food, deadly weather: Climate change kills seabirds – Concord Monitor

Heat, no food, deadly weather: Climate change kills seabirds OUR ENVIRONMENT NEEDS MORE LOCAL REPORTING The Concord Monitor is launching its Environmental Reporting Lab, a long-term effort to better inform the community about the New Hampshire environment. To launch phase…

Intense storms from global warming, and a mission to study them – EarthSky

Scientists have measured a gradual warming of Earth’s oceans in recent decades. Warmer oceans have the effect of causing storms to intensify. There are many questions as to exactly how this happens. A new NASA mission aims to study the…

Heat, no food, deadly weather: Climate change kills seabirds – Hawaiipublicradio

PORTLAND, Maine — The warming of the planet is taking a deadly toll on seabirds that are suffering population declines from starvation, inability to reproduce, heat waves and extreme weather. Climate-related losses have hit albatrosses off the Hawaiian islands, northern…

Climate change turned Venus into a hellscape. Is Earth next? – Vox

“Hellscape” is the most appropriate word to describe the surface of Venus, the second planet from the sun. At 900 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s the hottest planet in the solar system, thanks to an atmosphere that’s almost entirely made up of…

Arctic may switch from snow to rain-dominated as early as 2060 – New Scientist

Parts of the Arctic are now predicted to be rain-dominated as early as 2060, two decades faster than previously expected Environment 30 November 2021 By Adam Vaughan Icebergs are seen from NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) research aircraft on September…

Climate change 2021: There’s no turning back now – FRANCE 24

Paris (AFP) – Across a quarter century of UN climate conferences tasked with saving humanity from itself, one was deemed a chaotic failure (Copenhagen/2009), another a stunning success (Paris/2015), and the rest landed somewhere in between. Advertising Read more This…

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