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In Germany, global warming is changing more than just the climate. It’s changing politics, too. – NBC News

AHRWEILER, Germany — Layers of dried mud on sidewalks, concrete roads turned to gravel and time-worn stone bridges washed away. Three months after this summer’s catastrophic floods in Germany’s Ahrweiler region, there are reminders everywhere of the destruction they wrought….

G20 split over coal, 1.5 degree climate limit ahead of Rome summit – sources – Reuters

A demonstrator holds up a sign as he attends a Fridays for Future climate strike in Milan, Italy ahead of Glasgow’s COP26 meeting. Picture taken on October 1, 2021. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo/File Photo Rome G20 precedes UN ‘COP 26’ climate…

Diver Finds 900-Year-old Sword Wielded in the Crusades Off the Coast of Ancient Israeli Town

A man in Israel noticed the unmistakable shape of a sword during a recreational dive, and it turned out to be a 900-year-old relic from the Crusades. Encrusted with shells and marine life, it’s not clear if the sword was from the Muslim or European side, but it’s now in possession of the Israeli Antiquity […]

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Walking Storyteller Continues Historic 24,000-Mile Trek Retracing Passage of Human Ancestors Out of Africa

The Out of Eden Walk, a National Geographic-sponsored retracing of our ancestor’s slow-motion exodus from Africa, through time and countless footsteps, is finally resuming after COVID-19 closed overland borders last year. The host (or perhaps victim) Paul Salopek is a Pulitzer-winning journalist and photographer, and has been traveling overland on foot since the middle-years of […]

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This is What it Looks Like When a Black Hole Snacks on a Star

While black holes and toddlers don’t seem to have much in common, they are remarkably similar in one aspect: Both are messy eaters, generating ample evidence that a meal has taken place. But whereas one might leave behind droppings of pasta or splatters of yogurt, the other creates an aftermath of mind-boggling proportions. When a […]

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Potty-training cows to curb climate change: 3 stories you may have missed – Conservation International

Editor’s note: News about conservation and the environment is made every day, but some of it can fly under the radar. In a recurring feature, Conservation News shares three stories from the past week that you should know about. The…

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