Environment

461ecdae5eff555290a12cd7993fb6c2.jpeg

Frozen wolf’s head found in Siberia is 40,000 years old

Fur, teeth and tissue largely intact on remains of animal bigger than a modern wolf The severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia, and because of the freezing conditions, the remains are so well preserved that the fur, teeth, brain and facial tissue are largely intact. […]

Continue Reading
8792655cebd29a176ff212e2651b7225.jpeg

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science

William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heating A member of the climate crisis, a trove of his emails show. Jim Bridenstine, the Nasa administrator, had accepting the science of climate breakdown. In May 2018, an exchange between Happer and Heartlands Wysmuller called Bridenstines […]

Continue Reading
367be49b903d8c29a4cfc3db3e91ac3d.jpeg

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal

Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will go nowhere Democrats on Thursday passed their first significant international agreement to limit the pollution that is heating the world. The needed and the vision Paris climate agreement would have an unmeasurable effect globally and hurt the economy. […]

Continue Reading
bb4f0082df7476f7c7a8e961b04031ab.png

30 Of The Best Responses To #Trashtag Challenge

1.3 billion tonnes of household waste is generated per year and only 258 -368 million tons of it ends up in the 50 largest dumpsites, and million tons of it ends up in the ocean, 80% of which comes from mainland waste. Well, the new hashtag #trashtag wants everyone to chip in to chip away […]

Continue Reading
27fa5e913b3e8057aaf017fd65787ca6.png

Australian Town Comes Up With A Genius Way Of Stopping Pollution

Plastic pollution and floating trash in the water resources is an ever-growing global problem. Not only it is dangerous for human beings, but also for the wildlife as well. Luckily, sometimes the simplest and easiest solutions are proven to be the most effective. This year the whole world heard about an Australian city Kwinana – […]

Continue Reading
ee642c62c44db385e8462b59e5497858.jpeg

This corrupt, illegal war on wildlife makes losers of us all | Dominic Jermey

The time for treaties is over we need to halt the worldwide trade in animal parts, says the director general of ZSL Civil war is devastating. Until the Taliban booted me out of Afghanistan in 1998 I was the last western diplomat to go I had a front-row seat on the impact that sustained war […]

Continue Reading
28acb224151d24d8a986d6ab66754039.jpeg

Robotic bees could pollinate plants in case of insect apocalypse

Dutch scientists say they can create swarms of bee-like drones to take over if the insects die out Intensive modern farming methods and the unravelling consequences of global climate change are said to have put the future of the common bee under threat like never before. But in Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands […]

Continue Reading
761a37e8d2e93eb68694060e395eb0a7.jpeg

Firefighters battle to contain historic California blaze as political tensions rise

Distrust in government mingles with fears for cannabis industry while fires spread across hundreds of square miles Haze from the Donald Trumps recent tweet falsely claiming that fires were fueled by the states water use policies. He is ignorant, totally ignorant, Steele, a fifth-generation Californian and air force veteran, said of Trump. It shows he […]

Continue Reading
cec877c48f031a09a8ca079fa9b79bd8.jpeg

Ireland becomes world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels

Bill passed by parliament means more than 300m shares in coal, oil, peat and gas will be sold as soon as practicable The Republic of Ireland will become the worlds first country to sell off its investments in fossil fuel companies, after a bill was passed with all-party support in the lower house of parliament. […]

Continue Reading
9e38dab89b4a394c319f70db0f20a9a9.jpeg

Giant African baobab trees die suddenly after thousands of years

Demise of nine out of 13 of the ancient landmarks linked to climate change by researchers Some of Africas oldest and biggest baobab trees have abruptly died, wholly or in part, in the past decade, according to researchers. The trees, aged between 1,100 and 2,500 years and in some cases as wide as a bus […]

Continue Reading