There’s no greater feminist cause than the climate fight – and saving each other
Last summer, a third of Pakistan was underwater. My country, the fifth most populous in the world, was submerged. Two million homes were destroyed, thousands of acres of agricultural land were flooded and 90% of the crops in Sindh, a…
Wash, blow dry and 1.5 degrees please: hairdressers trained to talk about climate action
Inside this chic Sydney hair salon, the chat between stylists and clients could be much the same as in any other hairdressers around the world. Some small talk. The ubiquitous and occasionally mundane chat about holidays and traffic. For regulars,…
In Held v. Montana, Young People Sue Montana Over Use of Fossil Fuels – The New York Times
Sixteen young Montanans have sued their state, arguing that its support of fossil fuels violates the state Constitution. KALISPELL, Mont. — Badge and Lander Busse tromped into the forest behind their house on a snowy Sunday in March, their three…
EU follows US by boosting its domestic green industry support, outcome for Global South uncertain
Emerging economies will be nervous about the competitiveness of their manufacturing sectors if this reshoring of clean technologies expands
8th Annual Ocean Conference Raises $20 Billion, And Pledges For Marine Protection
By Elizabeth Claire Alberts International delegates attending the eighth annual Our Ocean Conference in Panama March 2-3 have pledged billions to protect the world’s oceans. Participants made 341 commitments worth nearly $20 billion, including funding for expanding and improving marine protected areas and biodiversity corridors. Previous Our Ocean conferences have generated more than 1,800 commitments […]
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The Next Frontier in Farming? The Ocean. – The New York Times
Climate correspondent Somini Sengupta reported from South Korea with photographer Chang W. Lee, who also traveled to Australia. March 15, 2023 For centuries, it’s been treasured in kitchens in Asia and neglected almost everywhere else: Those glistening ribbons of seaweed…
New UN Treaty for the High Seas was Finally Drafted After 17 Years of Debate on Language
To ensure the conservation of species and their environment, a new United Nations treaty on the sustainable use and protection of the High Seas has finally been drafted after a two-week round-the-clock marathon of talks in New York. The agreed framework has overhauled the requirements of environmental impact assessments for natural resource extraction and set a […]
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800-Year-Old Gold Hoard with Stunning Earrings Unearthed in Germany
Hoard Alert! The metal detectives of Europe strike gold once again—this time in Germany as bejeweled earrings and silver coins are turned up in Schleswig-Holstein. The jewelry was all of gold and probably made by the Byzantines. The rings, earrings, and a brooch, all studded with gems, were deliberately buried along with 30 coins minted […]
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Dinosaur With Biggest Claws Ever Discovered Was ‘Edward Scissorhands on Speed’ Scientists Say
This bizarre dinosaur had the biggest claws ever discovered, showing itself to be like an âEdward Scissorhands on speedâ, say scientists. But the purpose of its terrifying talons have remained a mysteryâuntil now. âTherizinosaurus is famous for its sickle-like claws, each as long as a samurai sword: Edward Scissor-hands on speed,â said Dr. Chun-Chi Liao, […]
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Exploring Mars caves, leaving âbreadcrumbsâ
Researchers have developed a “breadcrumb” system that small autonomous robot rovers might use in exploring Mars caves and lava tubes.
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