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What would dinosaurs look like today if they hadn’t gone extinct

It is almost certain that they would not have created an intelligent civilization Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid hit Earth with the force of 10 billion atomic bombs and changed the course of evolution....

The California Supreme Court has upheld that bees are fish

In February - on a day described as "great" for bees in the US state of California - a local court ruled that bumblebees are fish. Now the state Supreme Court has taken a...

What diseases did dinosaurs suffer from?

Which insects that lived more than 100 million years ago carried malaria and did dinosaurs have vision problems In recent decades, paleontologists have uncovered a number of previously unknown facts about dinosaurs. The discoveries that...

COP27 negotiators are still far from a climate agreement

The parties are still far from concluding negotiations at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt, Reuters reports. The agency added that the hosts "urged negotiators to resolve their differences before the weekend deadline". She continues: According...

One of the largest volcanoes of Kamchatka woke up

Shiveluch is extremely active and an eruption is expected The Shiveluch volcano in Kamchatka, Russia is extremely active and an eruption is expected, Reuters reported, citing a statement from the team responsible for volcanic activity...

Global Warming – Deadlier than COVID and even Cancer?

Calculating the health impacts of climate change is a complex equation Deadlier than COVID and even cancer? If the world does not take swift action to reduce carbon emissions, calculating the impact of global warming...

Car-sized sea turtle unearthed in Europe

This is the largest known turtle in Europe, which was about 3.7 meters long, weighed just under two tons and lived during the age of the dinosaurs In the subtropical seas that washed the shores...

1/3 of the total land area has been degraded by erosion and nutrient depletion

From the US and China to Kenya, human efforts to preserve soil are proving incompatible with increasingly extreme weather conditions In America's dusty corn belt this spring, the earth was drowning. China's Yangtze River Basin...

US National Parks: Don’t Lick Hallucinogenic Toads!

"As with most species you encounter in a national park, whether it's a banana slug, an unknown mushroom, or a large frog with glow-in-the-dark eyes, please refrain from licking them," (Zoe Sottile, CNN) warned...

Regenerative tourism – the new trend that saves the planet

Sustainable travel is becoming a mainstream practice Floods, heat waves, wildfires and droughts have brought the environmental theme to the fore in 2022. At the same time, travelers are eager to reconnect with nature after...

The UN plans to create a global early warning system for climate catastrophes

It will be worth 3 billion dollars. During the forum, French President Emmanuel Macron called for a ban on seabed exploitation The United Nations has announced a plan to create in the next five years...

Israel‘s shores are polluted by two tons of microplastics

The conclusions are alarming - in practice, contact with this waste is unavoidable, according to the Tel Aviv University study A study found that Israel's shores are polluted by two tons of microplastics, DPA reported....

‘Game changer’ ideas on water and sustainability, centre-stage ahead of major water conference

Some 1,200 scientists, representatives of the private sector and civil society met at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday to discuss potentially game-changing ideas related to water and sustainability.

New Zealand proposes tax on ‘polluting gases’ from cows and sheeps

New Zealand is proposing a tax on polluting gases emitted by the country's 36 million cows and sheeps, msn reports. The policy announced on Tuesday will be the first in the world to tax cow...

The oldest pear tree in the world is 1100 years old

The locals keep the tree "like their eyes"  An official ceremony where dignitaries and local residents gathered to solemnly pick fruit from the world's oldest pear tree was held last week. The tree is still...

Wild animal species have declined by 70%

Wild populations of the species monitored have declined by nearly 70% over the past 50 years, according to a historical assessment that highlights the "devastating" loss to nature caused by human activity. WWF's Living Planet...

Germany‘s oldest elephant: Lonesome Targa has died aged 67

Germany's oldest elephant has died at Augsburg Zoo at the age of 67, DPA reported, citing zoo director Thomas Lipp. "Targa was an icon of our zoo," he told the Augsburg Allgemeine after the elephant...

Spain’s solar boom prompts concerns over corporate manoeuvres

Spain’s solar boom prompts concerns over corporate manoeuvres is authored by Ricardo Ginés* and Angus MacInnes* The sun-soaked town of Jimena de la Frontera on the edge of Spain’s Los Alcornocales Natural Park has become...

What are the temperature trends in the last 12,000 years

An international team of scientists tracked temperature trends over the past 12,000 years and found that climate history is more complex than previously thought, the electronic publication EurekAlert reported. The specialists who participated in the...

Bulgaria was presented as a good wine destination at a world forum at the United Nations

A delegation of the Ministry of Tourism, led by Minister Ilin Dimitrov, participated in the Sixth Global Conference on Wine Tourism of the United Nations World Tourism Organization in Alba, Italy. Minister Dimitrov took part...

Senegal‘s Phenomenal Pink Lake

Retba is not one of the most popular natural attractions in Africa, but it is definitely one of the most extraordinary. Located on the Cap Vert Peninsula less than an hour from the capital...

California is taking a wave of aggressive new climate measures

This week, California launched "its most aggressive effort yet to combat climate change," the New York Times reports. The publication added: "Lawmakers have passed numerous bills designed to reduce emissions and divest from fossil fuels." Lawmakers...

China‘s carbon emissions fall by 8% as economic growth slows

China's carbon dioxide emissions fell by 8% in the April to June quarter compared with the same period a year earlier, the "sharpest decline in a decade," the Financial Times reported, citing new analysis...

The first eco-mosque in the region will be opened in the Croatian town of Sisak

All people with an open mind, heart and soul are welcome to the new mosque and Islamic center in Sisak, regardless of their religion, Sisak chief imam Alem Crankic told Hina news agency on...

A “dog” tax has brought 400 million euros to the German budget in 2021

The Germans' love for their dogs is proverbial. Now an exact price can be put on this love, reports DPA. In 2021, the total amount of tax paid by dog ​​owners in Germany rose by...
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