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The dazzling winners of the British Ecological Society’s photo awards

Images of the extraordinary, but endangered, Dalmatian pelican and weaver ants caring for their young are among those awarded in this year’s British Ecological Society’s “Capturing Ecology” photography competition

How dolphins avoid ‘the bends’

New evidence indicates that dolphins are able to consciously slow down their heart rates when preparing to dive, and can even adjust their heart rates according to the length of their intended dive. This allows them to conserve oxygen and adjust their body to the changing pressure as they dive, therefore avoiding issues such as ”the bends”.

The invasive species that Europe needs to erradicate most urgently are identified

(University of Córdoba) An international research team analyzed the risk impact and the effectiveness of possible erradication strategies for invasive species already in the region as well as those that have yet to arrive

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Sen. Chris Coons Wants Twitter to Hide Reality of ‘Global Warming’ – RealClearMarkets

X Story Stream recent articles During a recent Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Senator Chris Coons demanded of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey that the social media giant ban statements that deny that climate change presents an existential threat. “You do, Mr. Dorsey, have policies…

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Sen. Chris Coons Wants Twitter to Hide Reality of ‘Global Warming’ – RealClearMarkets

X Story Stream recent articles During a recent Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Senator Chris Coons demanded of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey that the social media giant ban statements that deny that climate change presents an existential threat. “You do, Mr. Dorsey, have policies…

Nature is widely adapted to current climate — making it harder to adjust to a new one

To do the right thing at the right time, organisms need to glean cues from their environment. With ongoing climate change, the timing of these cues, like the accumulation of warm days, is rapidly shifting. Now a network of researchers working on an unprecedentedly large dataset of seasonal events has shown that the timing of species’ activity fail to keep up with their cues, and that how quickly activity shifts reflects past evolution.

Clues to Mars life in Earth’s Atacama Desert

Researchers in the U.S. and Spain have discovered a plethora of previously unknown microbes living in wet clay layers below Chile’s arid Atacama Desert. The finding will help future rovers search for life on Mars.

Vaccine Alliance Raises $2 Billion to Buy COVID Shots for Poor Nations

A group that since 2020 has protected half the world’s children against some of the deadliest diseases has announced new donations for its fund that aims to protect the world’s adults against the new coronavirus pandemic. Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance says it received $360 million from the European Commission, France, Spain, The Republic of Korea, […]

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Revealed: Covid recovery plans threaten global climate hopes

The prospect of a global green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is hanging in the balance, as countries pour money into the fossil fuel economy to stave off a devastating recession, an analysis for the Guardian reveals. Meanwhile, promises of…

NASA re-establishes contact with Voyager 2 spacecraft

On October 29, NASA re-established contact with its Voyager 2 spacecraft, after the probe was left flying solo for 7 months while repairs were made to the radio antenna in Australia used to control it.