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sciencealert.com — Yet another alarming milestone of humanity's damaging effect on the environment has now officially been reached – crossing a barrier into a hot, polluted future like the planet hasn't witnessed in millions of years. Full Article >>
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sciencealert.com — Along the Black River in North Carolina, bald cypress trees have been quietly growing for millennia. Quite literally so: Scientists recently found trees over 2,000 years old - including one that is at least 2,624 years old. That makes it the fifth-oldest known non-clonal tree in the world. (Utah's …
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abcnews.go.com — The Latest on a report on the threat of extinction for the Earth's plants and animals. Scientists say nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species of plants and animals. Full Article >>
07.05.2019 0 comments From Alex
boredpanda.com — According to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, 129 million hectares of forest, an area almost equivalent in size to South Africa, have been lost from the Earth forever since 1990. An area roughly the size of the country of Panama is being lost each and every year. With some 15 …
24.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
theepochtimes.com — Scientists said they have discovered new thermal activity in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming that is about the size of four football fields. Speaking with Wyoming Public Media, United States Geological Survey researcher Greg Vaughan said that the “area used to be covered by trees and now it’s …
13.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
nasa.gov — View from a NASA aircraft, T-34, over the Superbloom of wildflowers and poppies from the Antelope Valley in Southern California, Poppy Reserve and solar panels are in the background. Due to a very rainy winter season for the Antelope Valley in California, the desert is covered with a canopy of yell…
06.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
nationalgeographic.com — Bursts of activity in parts of the park highlight the erratic nature of these watery phenomena. The geysers in Yellowstone National Park are as breathtakingly beautiful as they are mercurial. Old Faithful is famous in part because of its predictability, since most of these natural fonts are much …
20.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Honeybees can do additions and subtractions! Honeybees are amazing! Their ability to pollinate plants is exclusively responsible for one-third of all the crops we consume daily. Not only that but they have a complex language, they can communicate to the other bees via dance, and they can explain to…
06.02.2019 0 comments From Alex
usatoday.com — The Windy City's "high" temperature on Wednesday should be around 10 below zero, while the overnight low Wednesday night into Thursday morning is forecast to be in the 25-below range, according to the National Weather Service in Chicago. On Wednesday, Chicago will be colder than parts of Antarctica…
30.01.2019 0 comments From Alex
space.com — The moon is a lifeless world once again. The cotton plants that sprouted on the moon's far side aboard China's Chang'e 4 lander are dead, done in by the bitter cold of the lengthy lunar night, GBTimes reported today (Jan. 16). These photosynthesizing pioneers were part of Chang'e 4's biological ex…
17.01.2019 0 comments From Alex