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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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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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What Can 28,000 Rubber Duckies Lost at Sea Teach Us About Our Oceans?

(Mother Nature Network) – A shipping container filled with rubber duckies was lost at sea in 1992, and the bath toys are still washing ashore today.  By Bryan Nelson In

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Will China Become a Leader on Global Climate Action?

(GIZMODO) – For the last few years, the United States has been a lukewarm leader on global climate action. Now, if President-elect Donald Trump keeps his campaign promises, it may

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Trump Looking to Drop Paris Climate Accords ASAP

(GIZMODO) – Donald Trump is a professional liar. Now that he is the President-elect with actual President-ing to do, he’s angling to make the United States a liar on the

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This Ink For Artists Is Made From Air Pollution

(GIZMODO) – We’ve been pouring carbon into our atmosphere for over 200 years, with potentially catastrophic consequences for the global climate. Now a start-up venture called Air Ink has found

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Widespread Loss of Ocean Oxygen to Become Noticeable in 2030s

(SPACE DAILY) – A reduction in the amount of oxygen dissolved in the oceans due to climate change is already discernible in some parts of the world and should be

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Arctic ‘In Crisis’ as Sea Ice Coverage Falls

(RTÉ News) – A “warm, crazy” winter has left sea ice in the Arctic at its lowest levels on record for the season, scientists said. It is the second year in

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“MyShake” App, a Personal Tsunami Warning System

(Reuters) Researchers have developed a smartphone application that could lead to faster, more accurate earthquake and tsunami warnings. Ben Gruber reports.   When an earthquake strikes literally every second counts.

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