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Fossil Found by Kids in New Zealand Turns Out to Be 27 Million-Year-old Giant Penguin

The remains of a giant prehistoric penguin were discovered fossilized on a beach on New Zealand, delighting a group of young students, and filling in gaps in the fossil record at the same time. The penguin would have stood 1.4 meters tall, while underwater it could stretch out to 1.6 meters, making it far larger […]

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Jasper Page: Climate change — heard of it? – Sierra Sun

On Nov. 3, media personality Trisha Paytas partook in the eighth “Frenemies Podcast” with Ethan Klein. Paytas has over 7 million followers across Youtube and Instagram. Klein, better known as h3h3, is a YouTube personality with nearly 9 million followers…

Climate Change Likely To Abruptly Impact Algae in the Global Ocean – SciTechDaily

Scientists sample a brown mat of aggregated phytoplankton. Credit: Katrin Schmidt Global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes to important algal communities because of shifting biodiversity ‘break point’ boundaries in the oceans – according to research from the University…

Rare Bronze Age Coffin Has Been Accidentally Discovered in a Golf Course Pond

An early Bronze Age log coffin containing the remains of a man buried with an axe thought to date from 4,000 years ago has been discovered accidentally on a golf course. The discovery of the coffin and its contents sparked a rescue mission funded by a £70,000 ($97,000) grant from Historic England and supported by […]

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The climate advocates who say Harvard’s oil divestment is a mistake

Even as climate activists celebrated Harvard University’s promise to cleanse its multibillion-dollar investment fund of holdings in fossil fuel companies last week, others dedicated to the fight against the climate crisis wondered if the real winner was the oil industry….

For a New Generation of College Students, Climate Change Isn’t Political. It’s a Lived Reality. – Sierra Magazine

Last June, an unprecedented heat dome descended upon the Pacific Northwest, smashing all-time temperature records in cities from California to Washington. In Seattle, temperatures soared to 108 degrees on June 28, the highest reading ever recorded there since 1948, breaking…

Uncertainty on Climate Change in Textbooks Linked to Uncertainty in Students – NC State News

A new study from North Carolina State University suggests textbook wording that portrays climate change information as uncertain can influence how middle and high school students feel about the information, even for students who say they already know about climate…

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