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Legal Avenues to Fight Climate Change – IPI Global Observatory

In a landmark legal battle brought by the Dutch arm of the Friends of the Earth environmental organization against Shell in The Hague, the Netherlands on May 26, 2021, the energy giant was ordered to rein in its carbon emissions….

Flour thrown at Warhol car in Milan climate change protest – Reuters

MILAN, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Climate-change protesters threw flour on Friday over a sports car painted by the U.S. pop artist Andy Warhol that is on display in Italy’s financial capital. It was at the third time this month that…

Last Generation climate change protesters throw soup at Vincent Van Gogh painting ‘The Sower’ in Rome – New York Post

Italian environmental protesters threw pea soup over a Vincent Van Gogh painting on display in Rome on Friday before gluing themselves to the wall of the gallery. The stunt directed at “The Sower” was carried out by four women from…

2,000-Year-Old Roman Road Uncovered in British Field is Like No Other–And of ‘Global Importance’

Workmen have uncovered a suspected Roman road in a field dating back 2,000 years that could be the only one of its kind in Britain and of ‘world importance.’ Archeologists say the cobbled ford uncovered in Worcestershire could be the finest Roman example of its type in the UK. In fact, the only existing roads […]

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Climate Change and Habitat Loss is Driving Some Primates Down From the Trees and Toward an Uncertain Future – InsideClimate News

Climate and fossil records show that big swings in the Earth’s average temperature over eons radically changed the distribution and composition of life on the planet, wiping out entire groups of plants and animals in some areas, including large land…

Exquisite Mosaic Unearthed by Farmer Planting Olive Tree, ‘Perfectly Preserved’ From Byzantine Era

A tile-mosaic floor depicting birds and other animals has been found under a field in Gaza so well-preserved it could have been buried yesterday. Olive farmer Salman al-Nabahin was planting new trees in his grove in Bureij Refugee Camp when he and his son chanced upon the ancient relic which is believed to date from […]

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Climate Change and the Farm Bill: A Brief History – farmdoc daily – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 invested approximately $19 billion in farm bill conservation programs for conservation practices that address climate change (farmdoc daily, August 11, 2022).  In addition, USDA has announced nearly $3 billion for a climate-smart commodities partnership…

This Lost Roman Era ‘Miracle Plant’ May Have Been Rediscovered

A Turkish botanist is learning how to cultivate what some believe to be the closest living relative to a Classical-era kitchen staple written about by Romans and Greeks. The golden-flowered “Silphium” was reported by Pliney the Elder as growing in modern-day Libya, and has been translated as being a prescription for everything from “stomach pain […]

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Protesters fear climate change impacts, demand aid for poor – The Seattle Times

BERLIN (AP) — Youth activists staged a coordinated “global climate strike” Friday to highlight their fears about the effects of global warming and demand more aid for poor countries hit by wild weather. Protesters took to the streets in Jakarta,…

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