Thursday, August 22, 2019

Tag: Antarctica

‘Thinned by extraordinary amounts:’ Glaciers in Antarctica melting at accelerating rates

Glaciers in Antarctica are melting at an alarming rate. According to a new study published in Geophysical Research Letter,...

Plastic pollution in Antarctica 5 times worse than expected

As many as 51 trillion microplastic particles – 500 times more than stars in our galaxy – litter our seas, seriously threatening marine wildlife.

Giant waterfall in Antarctica worries scientists

The big question is: has the level of surface melting increased in the last seven decades?

150,000 Penguins Die After Huge Iceberg Blocks Route to Sea

The giant iceberg, the size of Rome, had apparently been floating close to the coast for 20 years before crashing into a glacier and becoming stuck.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...

Routing the two-tier system: Part III – Education

One of the best education systems in the world belongs to Finland.  Its constitution makes free education a right. Section 16...

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...