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Euronews   23 January 2023   Eastern Europe  
<p>Unseasonably hot weather in Eastern Europe is taking its toll on the region's rivers.<br />Temperatures over 20C are &ldquo;simply extraordinary&rdquo; in mid-January, according to meteorologists. But for the last several days, countries including Ukraine, ...
Sci Tech Daily   15 December 2022   World  
<p>According to research, climate change will have a severe effect on mountain landscapes and human activities, increasing the likelihood of avalanches, river floods, landslides, debris flows, and lake outburst floods.<br />Mountain landscapes all over the ...
BBC NEWS   17 November 2022   World  
<p>Vast amounts of bacteria could be released as the world's glaciers melt due to climate change, scientists have warned.<br />Potentially harmful pathogens are among the thousands of microbes that could leak into rivers and lakes.<br />Researchers at Aberystwyth ...
<p>FORCLE GLACIER, Switzerland — At around 8,000 feet above sea level, Switzerland’s Forcle Glacier has for thousands of years been deeply ensconced in a frigid mountain valley overlooked by some of Europe’s highest peaks.<br>Are you on Telegram? Subscribe ...
CNN   01 August 2022   USA   Kentucky  
<p>Rescue workers searching for hundreds of missing people in flood-stricken Kentucky have been hampered by the devastation left behind -- unable to access areas left isolated after floodwater washed away bridges and inundated communities, with even more rainfall ...
ArsTechnica   21 July 2022   Europe  
<p>Europe is on fire: For days, temperatures have skyrocketed above 100&deg; Fahrenheit (38&deg; Celsius), shattering records and triggering huge wildfires that have forced tens of thousands from their homes. From Portugal to Spain to Greece, the flames have ...
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 ...