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bbc.co.uk — See an animation showing the concentration and movement of nitrogen dioxide through the atmosphere. This is what pollution looks like on a European scale. The animation shows the concentration and movement through the atmosphere of nitrogen dioxide. NO₂ is a problem gas that is produced primarily…
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npr.org — While he was but one very lonely Achatinella apexfulva, his death takes place a George, the last of his species of Hawaiian land snail, died on New Year's Day. He was approximately 14 years old. His death was confirmed by Hawaii's Department of Land and Natural Resources. George was born as part …
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npr.org — Wisdom is known to be at least 68 years old and nests each year at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. She survived a tsunami and is believed to have laid nearly 40 eggs over her life. Wisdom, who returns each year to Midway Atoll to nest, was seen back at her favorite nest site in late Nove…
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bbc.com — England woke up to spectacular purple skies this morning, with BBC Weather Watchers sharing images from across the country. Full Article >>
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blogs.scientificamerican.com — Forests are the most powerful and efficient carbon-capture system on the planet. The latest IPCC report  does not mince words about the state of our planet: we must act now to achieve global change at a scale that has “no documented historical precedent” in order to avoid the climate catastrophe th…
06.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
theguardian.com — Naturalist tells leaders at UN climate summit that fate of world is in their hands. The collapse of civilisation and the natural world is on the horizon, Sir David Attenborough has told the UN climate change summit in Poland. The naturalist was chosen to represent the world’s people in addressing …
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npr.org — Dry weather and strong winds mean that what would have been small blazes in the past are now monster fires. Strong, dry winds are expected to continue through the early part of this week in California as the state battles several wildfires. The Camp Fire in Northern California, which started Thur…
13.11.2018 0 comments From Alex
theguardian.com — Thousands of ships are set to install “emissions cheat” systems that pump pollutants into the ocean to beat new international rules banning dirty fuel. The global shipping fleet is rushing to meet a 2020 deadline imposed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to reduce air pollution by fo…
29.10.2018 0 comments From Alex
globalnews.ca —   A remote part of the chain of Hawaiian Islands has been erased from the map after being washed away by a powerful hurricane earlier this month. Researchers confirmed East Island in the French Frigate Shoals received significant damage as a result of Hurricane Walaka — a powerful Category 4 storm…
25.10.2018 0 comments From Alex
sciencemag.org — Sunlight filtering through fall foliage at the Pando aspen grove in central Utah. National Geographic Image Collection/Alamy Stock Photo   The Pando aspen grove, located in central Utah, is the largest organism on the planet by weight. From the surface, it may look like a forest that spans m…
18.10.2018 0 comments From Alex