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Yellowstone Volcano! How Gases from Deep Underground Reveal ‚Earth’s Primordial Chemistry!

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Penguins pretty happy about melting sea ice

Adelie Penguins would probably benefit from a bit of global warming. When 175 were tagged and tracked it turned out that they ate more krill when there was less sea ice. This is not so surprising given that they swim better than they waddle, so long stretches of sea ice make it harder to get […]

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Noctilucent Clouds over London

June 23, 2020: On June 21st, something rare and magical happened in London. The skies of the great city filled with noctilucent clouds (NLCs). Phil Halper noticed the display, grabbed a camera, and raced from one landmark to another, hurriedly recording pictures like this: „Even the bright lights of the London Eye on the river Thames […]

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Out of Nowhere, a Global Magnetic Anomaly

June 25, 2020: Lately, Earth’s magnetic field has been quiet. Very quiet. The sun is in the pits of what may turn out to be the deepest Solar Minimum in a century. Geomagnetic storms just aren’t happening. „That’s why I was so surprised on June 23rd when my instruments picked up a magnetic anomaly,“ reports Stuart Green, who […]

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Study: Extensive Sea Ice Creates Hardship for Penguins

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Turns out Polar Bears are not the only animals which do just fine in low sea ice conditions. Foraging behavior links sea ice to breeding success in Antarctic penguins Yuuki Y. Watanabe, Kentaro Ito, Nobuo Kokubun and Akinori Takahashi Science Advances  24 Jun 2020:Vol. 6, no. 26, eaba4828DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba4828  Population trends and breeding success variability of […]

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‘Green’ Carnage Study: In 2019 US Wind Turbines Killed 3.7 Million Bats – And This Is A Gross Underestimate

Due to the expansion of wind energy projects in the United States in the last decade, a conservative estimate for yearly bat fatalities from wind turbines ranges between 1.7 to 3.7 million. A new study suggests death numbers may be 4 to 7 times higher due to carcass search deficiencies. It is estimated that North […]

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