Thursday, May 23, 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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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer verdict

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

China’s global leadership list

What should the U.S. do to try and keep up with China?

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