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Sci Tech Daily   21 June 2021   World  
<p>Geologic activity on Earth appears to follow a 27.5-million-year cycle, giving the planet a &ldquo;pulse,&rdquo; according to a new study published in the journal Geoscience Frontiers.<br />&ldquo;Many geologists believe that geological events are random ...
BBC NEWS   24 May 2021   World  
<p>The public will need to accept greater mining activity if the world is to meet the challenge of going green.<br />Resource experts say the current supply of various metals and minerals cannot support a global economy producing net zero carbon emissions.<br ...
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WIRED   24 May 2021   Indonesia   Sulawesi island  
<p>The limestone caves and rock shelters of Indonesia's southern Sulawesi island hold the oldest traces of human art and storytelling, dating back more than 40,000 years. Paintings adorn the walls of at least 300 sites in the karst hills of Maros-Pangkep, ...
BBC NEWS   28 April 2021   Antarctica  
<p>It's an unassuming rock, greenish in colour, and just over 4cm in its longest dimension. And yet this little piece of sandstone holds important clues to all our futures.<br />It was recovered from muds in the deep ocean, far off the coast of modern-day ...
EURACTIV   27 April 2021   World  
<p>A defining moment in space exploration is the first image of Earthrise &ndash; watching the Earth come over the horizon &ndash; taken by an astronaut on Apollo 8 as it ventured on its historic trip to circle the moon.<br />Since that photo in December 1968, ...
Voa news   01 April 2021   Japan   Kyoto  
<p>TOKYO - The famous pink cherry blossoms of Kyoto reached full bloom this year on March 26, the earliest date in the 12 centuries since records began, according to a Japanese university.<br />The earlier flowering indicates climate change, said Yasuyuki ...
LIGEFATE   21 March 2021   Switzerland   Swiss Alps  
<p>In 1674, residents of Fiesch, a village in the Swiss canton of Valais at the feet of the Greater Aletsch Glacier &ndash; the largest in the European Alps &ndash; established a Catholic ritual to ask the heavens to stop this and the nearby Fiescher Glacier ...
Arab News   28 January 2021   World  
<p>NEW YORK: The world’s largest survey of opinions on climate change, which sought the views of 1.2 million people in 50 countries, found that the majority believe it is a global emergency that requires urgent action.<br>The poll, dubbed the “People’s Climate ...
The Guardian   03 August 2020   New Zealand  
<p>New research has found extreme melting of the country&rsquo;s glaciers in 2018 was at least ten times more likely due to human-caused global heating.<br />Twice a year, glaciologist Lauren Vargo and her colleagues set up camp beside two small lakes close ...
TIME   07 January 2020   Australia  
<p>The hot, dry conditions that primed southeastern Australia’s forest and fields for the bushfires that have been ravaging the country since September are likely to continue, scientists warn — and climate change has likely made the situation much worse.<br>Over ...