David Attenborough Predicts the Collapse of Cilivization 0

(THEJOURNAL.IE) 3 December, 2018 – FAMED BRITISH NATURALIST Sir David Attenborough has issued a dramatic appeal to world leaders to take the threat of global warming seriously. Speaking at the opening of

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People Adapted to the Cold and Got More Migraines as a Result

(NEW SCIENTIST) – 3 MAY 2018 – By Jessica Hamzelou – Some people have adapted to live in cold polar climates, but at a price. The same gene variant that helps us

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Twin Spacecraft to Weigh in on Earth’s Changing Water

(NASA) – 30 April 2018 – pair of new spacecraft that will observe our planet’s ever-changing water cycle, ice sheets, and crust is in final preparations for a California launch

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Five New Fossil Forests Found in Antarctica

(NATIONAL GEORGRAPHIC) by Elaina Zachos – Hundreds of millions of years ago, Antarctica was carpeted with prehistoric greenery. Now, scientists may have uncovered clues about what happened in the “Great

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Unstable Climate Forced Early Humans to be More Social and Creative

(ARS TECHNICA) by Kiona Smith – When times got tough, early humans got craftier, more social, and eventually brainier. Three new studies suggest that early humans in East Africa started

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NASA, ULA Launch Advanced NOAA Weather Satellite

(NASA) – NASA successfully launched the second in a series of next-generation weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at 5:02 p.m. EST Thursday. NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental

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A Starfish Cold Case Reopens, Climate Change Remains Suspect

(SCIENCE DAILY) – Cornell University scientists are beginning to unravel the complicated connections between viruses, the environment and wasting diseases among sea stars in the waters of the Pacific Northwest. As

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Decreased Oxygen Levels Could Present Hidden Threat to Marine Species

(SCIENCE DAILY) – Species living in coastal regions could face a significant future threat from reduced levels of oxygen in the marine environment, according to research published in Scientific Reports. The

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Coral Reef Experiment Shows: Acidification from Carbon Dioxide Slows Growth

(SCIENCE DAILY) – Ocean acidification will severely impair coral reef growth before the end of the century if carbon dioxide emissions continue unchecked. Ocean acidification will severely impair coral reef growth before

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Controversial Trump Environment Nominee Sworn Iin

(BBC) – US President Donald Trump’s nominee has been sworn in to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. Scott Pruitt, a fierce critic of the agency, was approved by the Republican-controlled

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