Lucille Thompson

Giant panda spotted gorging on meat in Chinese nature reserve

Do pandas eat meat? New footage from China shows a person munching on flesh. Among other things, pandas are famous for their diet. The giant, round panda, native to south-central China, is a folivore, although belonging to the order of carnivores. Bamboo shoots and leaves make up 99% of their …

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How La Niña and climate change can enable our current parade of atmospheric rivers.

La Niña plays a role in allowing our current parade of atmospheric rivers across the Pacific and there could be a link to climate change as well. Faron Anslow, head of climate analysis and monitoring at the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, explains, “The global source of almost all atmospheric rivers …

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Strange ‘eggshell’ exoplanets could have ultra-smooth surfaces

Weird, newly theorized “eggshell planets” may possess ultra-thin outer layers with ultra-smooth surfaces unlike those seen in any world to date, a new study reports. Astronomers may have already detected at least three eggshell planets, the scientists noted. In the past 25 years or so, astronomers have confirmed the existence …

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10 mighty Marvel heroes who were weak

Marvel’s heroes have changed a lot over the years, and much of the reason is due to the changes the comics themselves have gone through. To deal with the biggest threats they face, the heroes also had to gain power. And while some heroes have gone through relatively few power …

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Nature says pay me now or pay me later

In the grand scheme of things, where do we stand as humans? Are we destined to become a small point on the timeline of the universe? Five mass extinction events have occurred over the eons. We shouldn’t fool ourselves into thinking that another extinction cannot happen. So why are we …

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Atmosphere launches 30 beach villas in the Maldives

Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts, a leading international hotel company, has unveiled two new categories of beach pool villas comprising 30 properties at Atmosphere Kanifushi in the Maldives. Atmosphere Kanifushi is located on the secluded Lhaviyani Atoll. This classic five-star island resort is a 35-minute seaplane ride from Male International Airport. …

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10 hot topics on ecology for the new generation

In more ways than one, the process of studying ecology began with the birth of the first humans. However, the process of doing so now continues to develop and evolve as we continue to apply technology to the execution of our ideas. Ecology is a structure that shows the levels …

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Presentation of the works of Vik Muniz for the 50th anniversary of the MAB program – India Education | Latest Education News | Global educational news

On November 17, 2021, UNESCO celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Program “It’s about Life! On this occasion, our UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Vik Muniz went to Paris to present his book “Wild Flowers, Summer 1915 after Tom Thomson, 2021” developed specifically for the anniversary of …

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Flooding in British Columbia: Abbotsford braces for more rainwater than the first atmospheric river

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Henry Braun says they expect 90 to 120 millimeters of rain on Saturday and Sunday, then another 150 millimeters on Tuesday and Wednesday. Author of the article: Tiffany Crawford Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun is concerned about another rainstorm that will hit the south coast of …

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Jacobs Engineering: Understanding the Main Findings of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has started publishing its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)on the drivers and potential impacts of climate change and the ways in which human societies may respond. The report highlights the scale of the challenge we face in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the …

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