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This is how a woodpecker swap meet works

Tallahassee, Florida — Will McDearman stood on a chair, raised his voice and beseeched the hundred or so wildlife officials gathered in a nondescript auditorium to offer up every woodpecker they could find. “Are all the birds on the table?”…

9 interesting facts about the Nile River

The Nile is one of the most famous rivers anywhere on our planet, and rightfully so. While all rivers are important for people and wildlife who live nearby, the Nile looms especially large, both literally and figuratively. Here are a…

These animals survived the bushfires, and they need human help more than ever

[embedded content] Australia’s devastating bushfires have decimated millions of animals across the country, with many more still affected. Humane Society International (HSI) is one of many organizations helping during the crisis. They are building temporary shelters and delivering water, food…

​Why Carolina bays are an enduring mystery

Carolina bays are best described as temporary, isolated freshwater wetlands. This is Banks Lake in Lakeland, Georgia. (Photo: Robert C. Clark) Earth still holds secrets. Among those secrets, what formed the Carolina bays, Earth’s most mysterious landform? People drive by…

With the En-ROADS climate simulator, you can build your own solutions to global warming – Yale Climate Connections

Killer hurricanes, devastating wildfires, melting glaciers, and sunny-day flooding in more and more coastal areas around the world have birthed a fatalistic view cleverly dubbed by Mary Annaïse Heglar of the Natural Resources Defense Council as “de-nihilism“. One manifestation: An…

Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg as he calls global warming ‘greatest ever threat’ – Sky News

Prince Charles has said climate change, global warming and loss of diversity are the “greatest threats humanity has ever faced” – as he met activist Greta Thunberg for the first time. He was speaking at the World Economic Forum in…

Trump Pledges To Help Plant One Trillion Trees

President Trump announced the United States will join a 1 trillion trees initiative launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The initiative encourages countries to collectively plant one trillion trees to absorb carbon dioxide in order to combat…

Donald Trump vs Greta And The Prophets Of Doom

“We must reject the perennial prophets of doom and their predictions of the apocalypse,” declared President Trump on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Gosh, what 17-year old pig-tailed school dropout could he possibly have meant by…