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Wednesday, 16 September 2020

New Climate Maps Show a Transformed United States

quote [ According to new data analyzed by ProPublica and The New York Times Magazine, warming temperatures, rising seas and changing rainfall will profoundly reshape the way people have lived in North America for centuries. ]

Not going to be long before real estate markets in the most afflicted areas start collapsing.

Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration ? ProPublica
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by steele@9:29pmGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 12 September 2020

How Big Oil Misled The Public Into Believing Plastic Would Be Recycled

quote [ An NPR and PBS Frontline investigation reveals how the oil and gas industry used the promise of recycling to sell more plastic, even when they knew it would never work on a large scale. ]

Can't recycle that bar, it's plastic
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+6 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:49amGMT] [4 comments]

Friday, 11 September 2020

The Arctic is burning like never before

quote [ Fires are releasing record levels of carbon dioxide, partly because they are burning ancient peatlands. ]

Wow, this looks very bad.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+3 Sad]
[by Paracetamol@6:11amGMT] [9 comments]

Thursday, 27 August 2020

The 70 Million-Year-Old History of the Mississippi River

quote [ Dive into the secret past and uncertain future of the body of water that has defined a nation ]

The Mississippi River can't keep us apart
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 17 August 2020

How the World?s Largest Garbage Dump Evolved Into a Green Oasis

quote [ The radical fix for a noxious landfill in Staten Island: Bury the trash, plant some grass and do nothing for 20 years. ]

Welcome to the garbage dump

[SFW] [environment & nature] [+5 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:10amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

How Diseases Sweep through the Sea

quote [ For marine mammals, viral and bacterial outbreaks are on the rise. ]

Put disease across the seas
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:08amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 19 July 2020

You wouldn't look so great either if you'd just undergone a rapid depressurisation of 120 atmospheres.

quote [ Woah! Clearly people are feeling the blobfish love! ]

You may have heard of this one.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@5:34pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 11 July 2020

The Polar Bear Jail of Churchill

quote [ Living in Churchill in northern Manitoba, Canada, has its perils. Situated on the banks of Hudson Bay, approximately 1,000 km north of the provincial capital, Winnipeg, Churchill is one of Canada?s most remote towns. Few places are inhabited so far north, with the exception of a couple of Inuit communities and research stations. ]

Polar bears are getting lost
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:50amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 25 June 2020

How a Tiny Island's Trash Heap Is Revealing Its History

quote [ An old dump beneath the airport on Michigan?s Mackinac Island was brimming with stories from summers past. ]

It's back to Mackinac I'll fight, aboard the Nancy-o.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:40pmGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 14 June 2020

Climate worst-case scenarios may not go far enough, cloud data shows

quote [ ?Clouds will determine humanity?s fate ? whether climate is an existential threat or an inconvenience that we will learn to live with,? said Palmer. ?Most recent models suggest clouds will make matters worse.?
[?]
?It?s really important. The message to the government and public is, you have to take this high climate sensitivity seriously. [We] must get emissions down as quickly as we can,? he said. ]

Brrr. Followup to this older post.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2 Underrated]
[by Paracetamol@12:56pmGMT] [3 comments]

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