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Thousands of scientists warn climate tipping points ‘imminent’

Researchers say ‘overexploitation of the Earth’ has seen many of its ‘vital signs’ deteriorate to record levels. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/28/thousands-of-scientists-declare-worldwide-climate-emergency Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Slow-motion tectonic plate collisions force more carbon into the Earth’s interior

Scientists from Cambridge University and NTU Singapore have made an interesting discovery. They found that slow-motion collisions of massive tectonic plates inside the Earth are…

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Lake Powell, Second-Largest Reservoir in U.S., Hits Record Low as Megadrought Worsens

Amid the West’s dire megadrought, there’s more bad news on the water front. Lake Powell, a crucial reservoir on the Colorado River, has now hit…

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Water level in Utah’s Great Salt Lake hits historic low

• Level likely to drop further in coming months, official says • Millions of birds rely on lake as boats left high and dry The…

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China plans to build the first ‘clean’ commercial nuclear reactor

Are you intrigued by the possibility of using nuclear reactors to curb emissions, but worried about their water use and long-term safety? There might be…

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Large meteor wows Norway after blazing through night sky

The meteor is believed to have landed in a forest after flashes of light were seen across Norway. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-57962384 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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The insect apocalypse: ‘Our world will grind to a halt without them’

Insects have declined by 75% in the past 50 years – and the consequences may soon be catastrophic. Biologist Dave Goulson reveals the vital services…

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‘The air is toxic’: how an idyllic California lake became a nightmare

The shrinking Salton Sea was once a tourist destination. Now it’s home to dangerous algal blooms, endless dust and noxious air Just to be safe,…

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This Butterfly May Have Been the First Insect Driven Extinct by U.S. Urbanization

Scientists say they’ve confirmed a decades-old suspicion about the loss of the Xerces blue butterfly in the U.S by the 1940s. Based on genetic analysis…

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‘I’ve seen 40 on one dive’: invasive lionfish threatens ecosystems in Med

A removal project aims to reduce numbers of the unwelcome arrival that has quickly become prevalent Non-native lionfish have become increasingly common in parts of…

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New Zealand falls for stranded baby orca, but dilemma looms over ‘life support’

Time could be running out for killer whale named Toa, who has charmed the nation but depends on round-the-clock care to stay alive When Toa,…

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Feral Hogs Pollute the Climate as Much as 1 Million Cars Each Year

Nearly two years ago, we all had a hearty laugh about 30 to 50 feral hogs. Turns out that all those pigs aren’t just a…

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Red Tide Has Killed at Least 791 Tons of Fish in Florida

Florida is fighting through an early and serious algae scourge. More than 790 tons of dead fish have washed up on beaches in Florida over…

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Concrete buildings could become rechargeable batteries you can live in

Concrete is the most widely consumed material in the world after water. Now, researchers have been exploring how it can be used to store electricity…

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Florida swamped by red tide – but is fertilizer plant spill making it worse?

Dolphins, manatees and 800 tons of dead fish are piling up on the state’s shorelines in one of the worst algal blooms in years Piles…

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US Department of Energy will offer instant permits for rooftop solar installations

With the US back in the Paris climate accord, President Joe Biden has the lofty goal of decarbonizing the US power grid by 2035. As…

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Another heat dome poised to roast northern Rockies, Canada

The next in a series of relentless heat waves is taking shape across parts of the West and northern Plains, with temperatures set to vault…

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Smoke Plume From Western Wildfires Stretches 2,600 Miles to Greenland

Satellite images show that smoke has traveled thousands of miles from fires burning in the Pacific Northwest and California to reach the skies of Greenland….

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Study: Sections of the Amazon Rainforest emit more CO2 than they absorb

Segments of the Amazon rainforest now emit more carbon dioxide than they can absorb because of human-caused disturbances, according to a study published in the…

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At Least 841 Manatees Have Died in Florida in Just the First Six Months of 2021

Manatees, the gentle giants of the seas, are perishing in unprecedented numbers. Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/at-least-841-manatees-have-died-in-florida-in-just-the-1847285584 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Severe drought threatens Hoover dam reservoir – and water for US west

The wellspring of Lake Mead created by the dam’s blocking of the Colorado River has plummeted to an historic low as states in the west…

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17-million-gallon sewage spill closes miles of beaches in California

About four miles of beaches from El Segundo to the southern end of Playa del Rey were closed indefinitely while officials conducted tests on the…

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