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Earth Is in the Early Stages of a Sixth Mass Extinction, Says the Journal Science - Via News.Com.Au
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Mass Extinction, Environment, Animals, Habitat destruction, Bio-diversity, Humans, Activism, Government, Industry, Sustainability risk, World News )

Victoria
- 3 hours ago - news.com.au
EARTH'S sixth great extinction event has already begun and humans ARE the cause. Now responsible scientists are calling for urgent action from general populations, government and industry to stop this within the tipping point of 100 years.
The Sixth Extinction Is Here -- And It's Our Fault
Science & Tech  (tags: science, history, life, earth, biodeversity losses, study, environment, interesting, humans, research )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - recode.net
The Earth appears to be in the early stages of the Sixth Extinction, the latest in a series of mass biodiversity losses that have punctuated the history of life on the planet, according to a paper published in Science this week.
First Nation Tribe Discovers Grizzly Bear "Highway" in Its Backyard
Science & Tech  (tags: Grizzly bears, salmon, canada, animals, discovery, environment, research, science, society )

Lone
- 8 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A new study reveals that more grizzlies live among Canada's Heiltsuk people than they suspected.
Popular Pesticides Linked to Drops in Bird Populations
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, environment, investigation, research )

Marty
- 10 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Let me tell you about the birds and the bees: A family of pesticides called neonicotinoids has been linked with pollinator declines. While their involvement in bee colony collapse is hotly debated, ecologists are wondering: could neonicotinoids impact
Exposed: How Creationists in Texas Are Putting Pressure on Schoolbook Publishers to Bring God Into Biology
Science & Tech  (tags: research, world, science, society, humans, environment, habitat, discovery, business, corruption, money, politics, dishonesty, culture, environment, religion )

Wild
- 11 days ago - alternet.org
A special interest creationist group is trying to undermine science education by challenging information presented in a school textbook.
At a Prehistoric Site Called Al Khiday, Set Along the White Nile in Central Sudan, Archaeologist Have Uncovered Evidence That Sh
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, interesting )

Marty
- 13 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Anna Kurchatova from the Sub-Arctic Scientific Research Centre thinks the crater was formed by a water, salt and gas mixture igniting an underground explosion, the result of global warming.
Find Out How Hot Your Summer Will Be In 2100 (INTERACTIVE MAP)
Science & Tech  (tags: climate-change, humans, global warming, science, study, humans, environment, research )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - scientificamerican.com
If it feels hot to you now in the dog days of this summer, imagine a time when summertime Boston starts feeling like Miami and even Montana sizzles.Thanks to climate change, that day is coming by the end of the century,making it harder to avoid simmering.
Secrets Found in Siberian Crater Lake
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, discovery, research )

Marty
- 19 days ago - siberiantimes.com
An international team found a close connection in warming and cooling between the Arctic and Antarctic, says the journal Science.
As Honeybees Die Off, First Inventory of Wild Bees Is Under Way
Science & Tech  (tags: bees, discovery, environment, humans, research, science, society, study, world )

Lone
- 20 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
"I'm looking deeply into [their] eyes to see what they reveal," said Droege. "I'm looking for species in potential trouble, gathering information on their status before they're designated an endangered species."
Half Mile High Tower in the Desert Could Generate as Much Power as the Hoover Dam
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, technology, study )

Frans
- 22 days ago - industrytap.com
Owing to an escalating desire of electric energy, Earth is progressively marching towards a serious electric energy crisis. Scientists are scrambling to find different alternatives to generate electricity. One potential solution is taking shape...
Electric Vehicles to Monitor Air Quality in Leicester
Science & Tech  (tags: electric cars, UK, Leicester, environment, air quality, Air pollution, electric vehicles )

Alex
- 24 days ago - dailyfusion.net
Researchers at the University of Leicester are going to use electric cars fitted with air monitoring sensors to monitor air pollution levels in Leicester, UK.
There's A Place On Earth That Experiences 1.2 Million Lighting Strikes A Year
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, lightning, environment, science, study, storms, Venezuela, clouds )

Michael
- 26 days ago - iflscience.com
In a small area of northwestern Venezuela, where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo, you'll discover one of nature's most spectacular phenomena - the Catatumbo lightning.
How Solar Powered Roadways Will Save Our Planet: An in-Depth Look at the Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, technology, world )

Frans
- 33 days ago - greenerideal.com
ARE SOLAR POWERED ROADWAYS THE FUTURE? If you haven't heard about solar-powered roadways yet, you're about to be blown away. Recently, the project captured the popular imagination by presenting us with a new solar technology that could potentially ...
Converting Decomissioned Buses Into Showers for the Homeless
Science & Tech  (tags: buses, showers, homeless, concept, environment, humans )

Lone
- 34 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
How one woman brought the idea to life for San Francisco's homeless population.
 

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