Biosphere

Portugal ‘should be ‘sold’ as the most sustainable country in the world’

Tourism Secretary Rita Marques made a valiant effort to increase positive sound bites today by suggesting Portugal should be marketed as ‘the most sustainable country in the world”. “This is what we want,” she said at an event in Vouzela – just as her government colleague Duarte Cordeiro was in …

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Arizona-Israel Research Collaboration Reveals New Name | Community

When it was founded in 2019, the then-named Joint Institute for Global Food, Water and Energy Security in Israel represented a partnership between the University of Arizona – which has a wealth of arid agriculture and climate research. water – the Jewish National Fund-USA and experts in Israel’s Arava Valley. …

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Argentinian artist breaks down barriers with ‘non-binary geometry’ – and furs | Art

AArgentinian artist Ad Minoliti’s work draws on the legacy of geometric abstraction – art made from shapes and forms, often with bright colors – as “a tool to challenge patriarchal structures “. Among their influences, Minoliti, which is non-binary and uses the pronouns they/them, cites two rival artist groups in …

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How Horizon Forbidden West Incorporates Egyptian Mythology, Not Just Greek Mythology

When it comes to genres and influences, Guerrilla Games’ Forbidden Horizon West is a kind of crucible. Everything from high-fantasy themes and visuals to near-future robots and sci-fi tropes are all seamlessly blended into the action-RPG. Even aspects of ancient real-world mythologies and religions crop up from time to time …

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Trilobite fossil reveals how ancient arthropods mated

What do fossils tell us about sex and reproduction? Fossils can help scientists identify many things about extinct organisms. Body fossils can provide evidence of what a species may have looked like, whether an individual suffered from disease, and how an organism developed. However, identifying the behavior is much more …

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Legal & General will invest a further £60m in Newcastle’s thriving science and business park

Investors helping to develop Tyneside’s science and business park, Newcastle Helix, are set to pump a further £60m into the site. L&G first pledged a £65million investment in the science park in 2016. The 24-acre center is a partnership between Newcastle City Council, Legal & General and Newcastle University, with …

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Look at the panels of the 4 turtles, the nesting boxes are now available

Links to the breadcrumb News Local News John and Jan Everett of Long Point hold the Long Point Biosphere ‘Watch 4 Turtles’ signs and a birdhouse. This year they have 100 panels and 30 roll cages to distribute in the Norfolk area. CHRIS ABOTT jpg, TN Content of the article …

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We drew these saber-toothed cats wrong

Close your eyes and imagine yourself face to face with a saber-toothed cat. You will most likely see in your frightened mind the long, curved upper canines – especially eerie because those dagger-like teeth remained in plain sight, even when the cat closed its mouth. What appears in your imagination …

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More than a lakh of trees to be felled for coal mining project in Odisha

The Union Coal Ministry has sought to speed up the process of diverting the forest for the surface coal mining project, which would require the felling of more than a lakh of standing trees in a reserve forest and would significantly disrupt the elephant population in Angul district of Odisha. …

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Jungle Safari in Aravali from Gurugram – The Hindu

Gurugram The proposal to develop jungle safari and trekking routes in Aravalis within Gurugram has been well received by wildlife and nature lovers and conservationists in the area. While hoping that the fragile ecosystem of the Aravalis will not be disrupted by its opening up to commercial tourism, wildlife experts …

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Toyota, NEEF and P2 Team Up for Pollinator Friendly Places Project | National

Partnership will improve 26,000 acres of pollinator habitat over the next five years PLANO, TX, April 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pollinators put food on our tables. One in three bites we eat comes from pollinators such as bees, butterflies, moths, flower flies, beetles and bats. Today, Toyota donates $400,000 to …

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Planetary Freshwater Boundary ‘Dramatically’ Transgressed: New Research

Earth’s operating systems have remained in relative balance for thousands of years, allowing civilization to flourish. However, humanity’s actions have resulted in the transgression of multiple planetary boundaries, resulting in the destabilization of these vital operating systems. This week, scientists announced that humanity has crossed the planetary limit of fresh …

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MicrobioSeq Presents a Fungal Whole Genome De Novo Sequencing Platform to Facilitate Microbial Research

To help scientific researchers better understand the biodiversity, physiology, metabolism, and function of fungi, CD Genomics MicrobioSeq has launched the Fungal Whole Genome De Novo Sequencing Service. New York, United States – April 25, 2022 – MicrobioSeq is the microbial genomics division of CD Genomics, headquartered in New York, USA. …

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The Isle of Wight Children’s Festival hold events in Newport

GIANT pigeon puppets brought entertainment to Newport last week thanks to the Isle of Wight Children’s Festival. It was part of an outdoor theater show – one of many free events on Thursday and Friday. There were storytelling sessions in the Waterstones bookshop and the chance to learn about the …

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Chicken grown in a test tube? A new film shows a sustainable future

According to filmmaker Liz Marshall, approximately 45-50% of the world’s land area is dominated by animal agriculture. The impact on the biosphere includes deforestation and loss of indigenous land rights. She explains that the biggest obstacle to creating cultured meat in a lab is the scalability to produce for the …

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Tofino’s First Living Wage Certified Restaurant Sets the Bar High – Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

Toki Doki, Tofino’s newest take-out outlet, has upped the ante for West Coast businesses by becoming a Certified Living Wage Employer. While the minimum wage in British Columbia is $15.20 per hour, the 2021 living wage for families in the Clayoquot Biosphere region is $21.15 per hour, a $1.52 increase …

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Kingfisher Bay Resort welcomes island explorers of all ages

Residence Australian Geographical Adventure Kingfisher Bay Resort welcomes island explorers of all ages This eco-adventure base, on Queensland’s pristine K’gari, is tailor-made for that adventurous family getaway. By Aus Geo ADVENTURE • April 13, 2022 • Reading time: 2 Minutes • Print this page Explore this magical island on your …

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Randy Alcorn: Drought, Overpopulation, and the Magical Thinking That Makes It All Happen | Opinions

Magical thinking is the willingness to accept as true things for which there is no valid evidence, and to continue to do so even in the face of conflicting or contradictory realities. Humanity has engaged in magical thinking since the dawn of human consciousness to conveniently explain the mysteries of …

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Bio-Based Plastics Market Size, Scope and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – This Biobased plastics market The report provides a comprehensive overview of significant aspects that will drive market growth such as market drivers, restraints, prospects, opportunities, restraints, current trends, and technical and industrial advancements. The detailed study of the industry, development and improvement of the industrial …

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Sea lions feast on salmon after breaking into BC fish farm

Breadcrumb Links Local News Local company “They’re eating a lot of farmed salmon,” said Bonny Glambeck, director of campaigns at Clayoquot Action, a Tofino-based conservation company that visits the farm daily to monitor the situation. Author of the article: Carla Wilson • Victoria Times columnist Publication date : 07 April …

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Don’t let a mountain in Montenegro be lost in a war in Ukraine – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Across the Adriatic from Bari in southern Italy is the tiny nation of Montenegro, largely rural and mountainous, and exquisitely beautiful. At its center is a huge mountain plateau called Sinjajevina – one of the most wonderfully “undeveloped” places in Europe. By underdeveloped, we must not mean uninhabited. Sheep, cattle, …

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Letters: the carbon tax does not work

Instead of taxing CO2 on the consumption side, have all producers spend one percent of their income on finding ways to clean up fossil fuels to eliminate CO2 emissions. Editor: Carbon taxes have been around since 2008, but CO2 emissions have continued to rise. The reason is simple, economies continue …

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A tigress found dead in a wildlife reserve

Staff reporter KALPETTA A tigress, about 11 years old, was found dead in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS) on Saturday morning. The carcass was found by drivers inside the Onnampalam Sanctuary in the Tholpetty Forest Range below the sanctuary while on safari with tourists. The big cat is believed to …

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Periodic volcanism triggered several Jurassic extinctions

Severe environmental crises led to a series of large-scale extinction events during the Jurassic Period 178–186 million years (myr) ago. The unrest has been attributed to the abundant release of volcanic gases, but the temporal link between volcanism and the extinctions has remained controversial. “Our results strongly support the idea …

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Ellie Goulding Sounds the Climate Alarm at the TIME100 Impact Awards

Ellie Goulding may be a successful pop star, but she’s not in the business for the glitz and glamour. Arriving in Dubai for the inaugural TIME100 Impact Awards and Gala, Goulding spent her evening backstage with her backup singers and crew, getting ready for her performance. Yet Goulding wasn’t just …

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10 tonnes of plastic waste collected by the sea

Ten tonnes of plastic waste was collected from the shores of the Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve during a three-day Blue Challenge initiative undertaken by students and volunteers as part of the International Day of Forests observed from of March 21. A series of programs were inaugurated by Wildlife …

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The Agri-hub plan hits the road

By Phil Jarratt Councilor Tom Wegener’s dream of a Noosa agro-hub promoting and facilitating home-grown food is not only fast becoming a reality, but he is going on the road to sell the concept this week. Agri-hub Community Meetings will be held at Cooroy Community Hall on Sunday March 27 …

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US Government Support for the Eastern Tropical Pacific Marine Corridor

On March 22, the governments of Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama and the United States of America held a high-level dialogue on the Eastern Tropical Pacific Marine Corridor (CMAR) in San José , in Costa Rica. During the dialogue, Undersecretary Jose W. Fernandez and Assistant Secretary Monica P. Medina announced …

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The T, C&A Lab offers information on carbon fiber…

Extremely stiff, strong and lightweight carbon fiber materials are increasingly being used in many processes to create excellent composite building materials. To ensure the quality and integrity of these materials, Alfa Chemistry’s testing arm – T,C&A Lab, recently …

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Loch Ken Trust runs a program of community events to encourage responsible use of the beauty spot

The Loch Ken Trust has launched its first ever program of education and community events. The series has been made possible with money from the Scottish Government’s Rural Communities Ideas in Action Fund, which is provided by Inspiring Scotland to encourage and support innovative approaches to community-led local development across …

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New study aims to calculate role of terrestrial carbon in emissions from rivers and streams

Credit: public domain CC0 The interplay between the terrestrial carbon cycle and carbon dioxide emissions from streams and rivers into the atmosphere is the focus of a new study led by the Yale School of the Environment to calculate the amount of the global budget for carbon emissions. The study …

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HEART OF A LION: Educator Tempe’s dream of soaring into space has finally come true

SpaceX astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor of Tempe, a longtime educator at South Mountain Community College, embodies Women’s History Month as the first black woman to go into orbit and the first to pilot a spacecraft space and aboard the first all-civilian crew. First black astronaut embodies Women’s History Month Space …

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Visit “Guadalupe Diver’s Paradise” in Mexico’s Baja California

Guadalupe Island is now protected and home to amazing marine wildlife, including many great white sharks. One of Mexico’s most unique and stunning islands is the remote island of Guadalupe in the Pacific Ocean. It is a small volcanic island about 150 miles off the west coast of Mexico’s Baja …

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A woman plans to send passengers into space with a balloon

TITUSVILLE, Florida. – A local woman has her eyes fixed on the sky and she wants to take you with her. Jane Poynter is the founder and co-CEO of Space Perspective. [TRENDING: ‘American broomstick:’ SpaceX pokes fun at Russia in latest Florida Starlink launch | More rain hits Central Florida …

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Noosa’s research looks at the rise of eco-anxiety

An eco-anxiety research project from Central Queensland University in Noosa County aims to understand why people aged 18 to 35 suffer from ongoing feelings of hopelessness and hopelessness about the future due to change climate, and how they can overcome their concerns through action. Recent statistics show that 75% of …

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Is there good news about climate change? This scientist has it.

The world’s leading authority on climate breakdown issued its most serious warning yet to world leaders last week. UN Secretary-General António Guterres calls the report of the International Panel on Climate Change “an atlas of human suffering and a damning indictment of failing climate leadership”, as people around the world …

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Return of the titans: 1,000 giant fish dumped in Tonle Sap Lake

Authorities are releasing large fish at a fish sanctuary at Tonle Sap Lake in Siem Reap province from March 4-6. WONDER OF THE MEKONG An international team of scientists and fisheries experts was due to release more than 1,000 large fish at a fish sanctuary at Tonle Sap Lake in …

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Calafia Airlines will operate flights between Tijuana and Puerto Penasco

Sonora Governor Alfonso Durazno, along with Calafia Airlines executives and tourism officials, announced that the airline will connect Tijuana (TIJ) to Puerto Peñasco (PPE), starting April 19. Calafia Airlines will operate two weekly flights (Monday and Friday) to Tijuana with Embraer ERJ 145 aircraft, with a capacity of 50 passengers. …

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Synergy Biomedical Launches BIOSPHERE® MIS II, a Next Generation Minimally Invasive Bone Graft Delivery System | Business

WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 1, 2022– Synergy Biomedical, LLC, a developer of innovative biomaterials products, today announced the launch of BIOSPHERE ® MIS II, the next generation minimally invasive bone graft delivery system. Synergy continues to add solutions for surgeons with new innovative biomaterials products to an already successful portfolio. Building …

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Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers Market 2022

“Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers Market 2022 The Global Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers Market report provides insights into the global industry including valuable facts and figures. This research study explores the global market in detail like industry chain structures, raw material suppliers, along with manufacturing. The Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers Sales Market examines the …

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FRNB welcomes a new president | Noosa today

After two years as Director of the Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation, Rowan Rafferty assumed the role of President after Rex Halverson stepped down. This week he sat down with Noosa Today. Why did you take on the role of President of the FRNB? I became director of the board of …

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Marquette University: Conference on Welcoming Disability at the Intersection of History, Culture, Religion, Gender, and Health, March 3-4

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University will host the Disability at the Intersection of History, Culture, Religion, Gender, and Health Conference in a hybrid format on March 3-4 at Raynor Memorial Libraries, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave., and through Microsoft Teams. PROGRAM Thursday March 3 | 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.In-person sessions at …

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The President of Costa Rica participates in the Munich Security Conference:

Photo: Casa Presidential The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, participated virtually this Saturday in the Munich Security Conference. The main focus of the conference was the potential for war in Ukraine. In attendance were US Presidential Climate Envoy John Kerry; COP26 President Alok Sharma; the foreign ministers of Germany, …

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A marine odyssey in the Maldives aboard the Four Seasons Explorer

If you want a luxury eco-adventure vacation, Four Seasons Resorts Maldives has you covered. The brand’s floating resort, Four Seasons Explorer, will sail to some of the best diving destinations in the bountiful waters of the Indian Ocean, complete with gourmet meals, spa treatments, water sports and island tours. You …

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What is biocultural diversity and why is it important?

(MENAFN – The Conversation) What do the English concept of countryside, the French landscape, the Spanish dehesas and the Australian Aboriginal country have in common? They are all unique landscapes that have been created through long-term management by people. All are underpinned by centuries, even millennia, of intangible knowledge, cultural …

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Green hypocrisy hurts the poorest

About half a century ago, rising energy prices devastated Western economies, helping to make Middle Eastern autocrats incredibly wealthy while sustaining the slowly disintegrating Soviet empire. Today, the world is once again reeling from soaring energy prices; but this time the wound is self-inflicted – a product of misguided policies …

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One Ocean Summit: UNESCO calls on countries to include ocean education in school curricula by 2025

On the occasion of the One Ocean Summit taking place in Brest, France, UNESCO announced that it had set itself the objective of including ocean education in the school curricula of its 193 States. members by 2025. To achieve this objective, the United Nations agency provides public decision-makers with a …

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Arizona is home to 2 charming American cities, according to the list

PHOENIX – Arizona is full of beautiful places and impressive cities. People flock to the Grand Canyon State from around the world to see all the wonders Arizona has to offer. Many who visit Arizona describe the state as beautiful, breathtaking, and serene. But what about charm? Apparently, that’s also …

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TerraPulse launches the world’s first 10-meter resolution forest monitoring platform

TerraPulse launches the world’s first 10-meter resolution forest monitoring platform Press release From: TerraPulse Posted: Tuesday February 8th 2022 TerraPulse, Inc., the green tech startup that presented the world’s first high-resolution satellite map of global tree canopy coverage in 2013, today announced that the company has again broken the record …

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A photographer’s perspective on Jordan’s many splendors

In September 2021, after more than two years without travelling, my girlfriend and I decided to take a trip to Jordan – mainly to see the ancient city of Petra. For 10 days, we traveled the country from north to south in a rental car, totaling around 760 miles. Our …

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This is Amore in Noosa | Noosa today

By Jacqueline Trewin With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, Venice in Noosa seems too good to be true, but iconic gondolier Ricardo, aka Richard Wilschke, knows how to point you in the right direction. OK, you don’t have the weathered gothic and baroque buildings, or the charm of cruising under the …

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What to listen to this week

SOMETHING OLD Most casual rock fans know that before Randy Newman was Pixar’s benevolent great-uncle, he put his old fake southern leg on some really nasty lyrics. But what was he doing before? His debut in 1968, Randy Newman, is a response, and though he’s nearing Newman’s pinnacle (on the …

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A popular literary island off the coast of Chile needs your help

This article was sponsored by Lenovo. FFor any student of literature, the mention of a shipwreck or shipwreck on a distant island is comparable to the legendary story of Robinson Crusoe. Written by English novelist Daniel Defoe, the book, although a work of fiction, feels like a real story and …

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LAUNCH OF THE MARDI GRAS 2022 THEME “OUR WORLD IS OUR FUTURE” – Island Echo

The New Carnival Company’s annual Mardi Gras Parade will return to the streets of Ryde on Saturday 9th July after a 2 year absence due to the pandemic. The 2022 launch event, held at Quay Arts on January 25, brought together more than 50 people, including councillors, teachers, artists and …

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Bi-monthly collections of “more ecological” bins

Image: Sky News Plans to reduce Douglas bin collections from weekly to bi-monthly are being put in place “to protect the environment”. This is the latest from Douglas Council which says the changes will be introduced this summer and run alongside the existing recycling scheme and a new garden waste …

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Why the 2022 Republic Day Parade is a cultural game-changer

Last year, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Uttarakhand, he announcedthat the coming decade will be the decade of the state. On the73rd Republic Day of India occasion PM Modi known for wearingsymbolic headgear of different states and cultures, on the Republic and Independence Days, wore an Uttarakhand cap. The …

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We Are Hostages to Militarism – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Are our “Departments of Defense” really defending us? Absolutely not! Their very title is a lie. The military-industrial complex sells itself by pretending to defend civilians. It justifies enormous and prohibitive budgets by this claim; but it is a fraud. For the military-industrial complex, the only objective is money and …

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Crofting is growing well, but key industry issues need attention

Patrick Krause: Crofting is doing well, but key industry issues need attention Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s …

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Intentionally? Meteors deliver iron for habitability

Photo credit: NASA/Bill Dunford. Could life exist without meteors? Don’t imagine those rare blockbusters that leave huge craters and kill everything hundreds of miles away. Instead, imagine harmless shooting stars that delight astronomers, like the Geminids that adorn the December sky. The brightest of them are about the size of …

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Caltech files for permission to demolish the building and replace it with a new one – Pasadena Now

Caltech wants to demolish a one-story building on its campus at 1200 E. California Blvd. and build a new, three-story, 80,000 square foot university lab building in the same location, and is applying for a conditional use permit (CUP) from the city to make it happen. The proposed project would …

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Field Notes: Walking in a World | Lifestyles

LIZA FIELD special for the Roanoke Times “Overcoming anger with peace.” “In other countries, I can go as a tourist, but in India, I come as a pilgrim.” — Martin Luther King Jr., February 1959 As the daylight lengthens and the winter sunset lingers in fierce ruby ​​fire, the ancient …

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Burning Man opposes geothermal project – and more art news – ARTnews.com

To get Morning Links delivered to your inbox every day of the week, subscribe to our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. Header lines NOTICE OF NEWS NFT. There always seems to be some drama in the NFT space. Quentin Tarantino and Miramax argue over the director’s plan to sell NFTs from …

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Earth may have helped create alien life on several other planets, experts say

Earth may have helped produce alien life on several other planets, experts say. Long before astronauts flew into the stars, it is believed that tiny bacteria were carried 150 km into orbit by high-speed vertical winds. The microorganisms would have been trapped in space dust at hyperspeed and sent vast …

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Thaidene Nëné makes New York Times list of travelers

Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories is among the destinations listed in 52 Places, the New York Times 2022 compilation of world attractions to see. Each year, the newspaper selects 52 places considered to be the most attractive to potential travelers. This task has been complicated since …

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Karnataka hopes to roar again after tiger census – the New Indian Express

Express news service National wildlife agencies have hinted that Karnataka may regain its top spot among the tiger states, overtaking Madhya Pradesh. Currently, with 524 tigers, Karnataka is only two behind the MP, and since the last census in 2018, some tiger areas in the state are seeing phenomenal growth …

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The future of Ocean County, South Jersey, at stake

Candidates for an agency that could change the face of Ocean County and other parts of southern New Jersey for decades were considered before the state Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. Governor Phil Murphy’s three nominees for the Pinelands Commission, which manages preservation and development efforts in most of the …

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Study reveals more hostile conditions on Earth as life evolves

Graph showing how UV radiation on Earth has changed over the past 2.4 billion years. Credit: Please credit: Gregory Cooke / Royal Society Open Science For long parts of the past 2.4 billion years, Earth may have been more inhospitable to life than scientists previously thought, according to new computer …

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Penang among CNN’s 22 best destinations to visit in 2022

GEORGE TOWN: Penang is on CNN’s list of the 22 best destinations to visit in 2022. He was appointed alongside Antigua and Barbuda; Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau; Cape Breton, Nova Scotia; Chile; Colombo; Dijon, France; Disko Bay, Greenland; Gabon National Parks; Jordan; Lahti, Finland; and the Australian Munga-Thirri-Simpson Desert. Others in …

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New Natural Park, Progress in Waste Sorting

Dinara Natural Park Photo: Ivo Cagalj / PIXSELL ZAGREB, January 2021 – Croatia’s environmental affairs in 2021 were marked by the declaration of Dinara as the 12th natural park and the granting of UNESCO designated site status to the Mura-Drava-Danube Biosphere Reserve. On February 5, the Croatian parliament unanimously passed …

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Brexit decision: was it good or bad for North Devon?

Posted: 07:00 on December 29, 2021 Tim Jones, President of the North Devon Biosphere Foundation: Evidence is starting to emerge on the real effect of the Brexit decision on a wide range of businesses in North Devon. In 2020, before the release ended, trade levels averaged 42% of our regional …

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Forestry Division Launches Freshwater Fish Study – The New Indian Express

Express news service COIMBATORE: Gudalur Forestry Division decided to hire scientists from Kerala and Tamil Nadu to study freshwater fish species in streams and lakes in Gudalur. According to forest sources, of the 43 species, including Nelissochilus wynaadensis (critically endangered) and Anguilla bengalensis (endangered) identified in Gudalur during a study …

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Conserve natural resources | Cashmere amount

Conserve natural resources We must take care of natural assets and it is the responsibility of every citizen to preserve natural resources Posted on Dec 26 2021 | Author MANSOOR SHAFI God has granted us paradise in the form of a biosphere supporting the life of flora and fauna. In …

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“Open garbage dumping attracting sloth bears to human dwellings”

Poor waste disposal in the city’s panchayats and Nilgiri municipalities attracts sloth bears to human dwellings, leading to the risk of problematic interactions with humans. In recent years, sloth bears have been observed with increasing regularity in the towns of the Nilgiri, especially Kotagiri. Due to regular interactions with humans, …

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Antarctic air bubbles indicate Earth’s oxygen thief

Share this Item You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. An unknown culprit has been removing oxygen from our atmosphere for at least 800,000 years. Analysis of air bubbles preserved in Antarctic ice for up to 1.5 million years reveals the likely suspect. “We …

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Caterpillar and butterfly – The Ukiah Daily Journal

A caterpillar is a eating machine, focused exclusively on consumption, much like a capitalist enterprise. But unlike a business, a caterpillar is a living organism, part of a larger process. At some point, it stops consuming, forms a protective chrysalis and completely dissolves, giving way to the emergence of a …

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UNESCO: PM unveils announcement certificate for BRGBO biosphere reserve

The Prime Minister, Mr. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, proceeded this morning to the unveiling of the announcement certificate and the commemorative plaque of the new and enlarged “Black River Gorges Biosphere Reserve – Bel Ombre (BRGBO)” in the part of the UNESCO Man and Biosphere (MAB) Program. The event took place …

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European supermarkets say Brazilian beef is off the menu

A group of European supermarkets have said they will stop transporting beef imported from Brazil after a new report from Mighty Earth and Repórter Brasil linked it to deforestation in the Amazon and other critical biospheres. Sainsbury’s in the UK, Lidl in the Netherlands and Dutch retailer Alhold Delhaize were …

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9 new luxury beachfront hotels in Mexico to visit in 2022

If you’ve been dreaming of a Mexico vacation, 2022 just might be the year to book that tropical trip. New luxury resorts along Mexico’s Pacific Coast, Caribbean Sea, and the Baja Peninsula have just opened, set to open this month, or will debut next year. If you enjoy being among …

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Land conservation is essential to protect the planet

Land conservation is extremely important for the well-being of the Earth and all species that inhabit it, including humanity. The entire biosphere, or all life on earth, depends on the connections and functions of the world’s ecosystems. As the health of ecosystems declines, the health of communities, states, nations, and …

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Do not be in a hurry, if you are visiting Pachmarhi

If you are nature lover and want to explore more to satisfy your hunger, you must visit Panchmarhi in Madhya Pradesh. It is a hill station 195 km from Bhopal airport and 47 km from Pipariya station. It reports to the administration of the Pachmarhi Cantonment Council, Indian Army. As …

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Tom’s dreaming agri-hub | Noosa today

By Phil Jarratt Councilor Tom Wegener has been a dreamer his entire life, but sometimes he dreams so big he can barely contain himself. For 18 months, he has dreamed big of turnips and men in white coats, Olympic athletes and coaches in restaurants that ask only for Noosa products. …

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Newly elected president to lead the Biosphere in its second decade

Melanie Allen This followed Dr Joan Mitchell’s resignation from the AGM after 10 years of service with a heartfelt speech that encouraged the entire Biosphere team to be “confident, ambitious and generous” in their partnerships and future plans. Melanie has over two decades of experience in strategy, governance and stakeholder …

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Eternals: 10 things only comic book fans know about Kingo

When comic book characters are adapted for the big screen, there will inevitably be changes – whether those changes relate to their origin story, the character himself, or whether his story is simply updated away from outdated themes. In the Eternals movie, the Kingo that appears onscreen is actually quite …

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Ochiltree becomes Ayrshire’s first biosphere community

The historic conservation village of Ochiltree has become a Biosphere Community – the fifth to be designated within the UNESCO Galloway and South Ayrshire Biosphere and the first in Ayrshire. Creating biosphere communities allows villages and towns in the region to explore what is special about their locality and the …

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November 2021: heard in outer space

Starlog 20983.XXI.B.332.41.C More than 4,500 extraterrestrial vessels recorded around Saturn, chatter captured, decryption … So, son, now you will understand why I brought you here on Cosmic Tours for your tenth birthday. Now what you are going to see and hear will make you laugh but it is not funny, …

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A visit to the Wilson Botanical Gardens in Costa Rica:

Around every corner you will find such beauty in Costa Rica. This is what draws so many of us to this special land, the jungles, the towering lush trees, the colorful flowers and foliage, and its natural beauty. The Wilson Botanical Garden holds all of this magic in its breathtaking …

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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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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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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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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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Mexican opposition pushes back rules to speed up public projects

The Mexican opposition has denounced rules that would allow President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to bypass regulatory hurdles to approve controversial public projects, calling them unconstitutional and vowing to press charges. Rules published in the Government Gazette require that projects considered by the government to be in the public interest …

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Greening capital starts in PH

Sustainable investing has been one of the fastest growing trends in global markets over the past two years. Investors need to understand how investment analysis plays a role in calling for sustainability in the markets. Fundamental analysis makes it possible to estimate the value of a company in terms of …

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Top 7 places to visit in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Share the article Last update 27 minutes ago Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is a sublime southeastern coastal region renowned for its surprisingly beautiful sands lapped by the Caribbean, historic ruins of ancient civilizations, and fabulous climate. Here are seven reasons you’ll love it. Riviera maya The Riviera Maya stretches south from …

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New report focuses on building a sustainable economy in southwestern Alberta

A report on sustainable economic growth, produced by the Canadian social science company Stormy Lake Consulting in partnership with the non-profit environmental initiative Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation, or Y2Y, will present local First Nations’ policy plans and comments from residents of southwestern Alberta communities. The report will examine how sustainable …

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Policies and People | How a young conservationist saves river turtles

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Unesco Program on Man and the Biosphere (MAB). Established in 1971 as an intergovernmental science program, MAB pioneered the idea of ​​biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. MAB’s 50th anniversary gave me the perfect opportunity to meet Arunima Singh, a 31-year-old environmentalist, recipient of …

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Biosphere 2 to add life to LEO

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) – Recently, the National Science Foundation awarded Biosphere 2’s Landscape Evolution Observatory with a $ 3.5 million grant to study the growth of life in certain landscapes, in particular those affected by fires or volcanic eruptions. The Landscape Evolution Observatory or LEO is the world’s largest laboratory …

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The Gabonese experience on the future of climate finance

Today, at a time when climate change has become unmistakably apparent, more businesses and governments are committing to become carbon neutral, net zero and carbon positive. The African Conservation Development Group (ACDG) is one of the companies working to preserve and market the Gabonese rainforest. With their current 50-year logging …

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Climate change will kill national sovereignty as we know it

REUTERS As WE collectively rush into the era of climate change, international relations as we have known them for almost four centuries will change beyond recognition. This change is probably inevitable, and maybe even necessary. But it will also cause new conflicts, and therefore wars and suffering. Since the Peace …

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How can we share our divided world

Human ingenuity has created an integrated global economy, weapons of mass destruction and threats to the biosphere on which we rely. Yet human nature remains that of an instinctively tribal primate. This contradiction becomes more prominent than before, as the interdependence deepens and the rivalry between the superpowers intensifies. This …

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Protesters plan to block an intersection in Vancouver today

The activists plan to “lock themselves in a facility, risking arrest” for their grand finale of the October rebellion. A group of protesters calling on the BC government to take urgent action on the climate emergency will hold its “grand finale” by blocking one of Vancouver’s main thoroughfares before Halloween …

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EU Delegation and Ministry of Agriculture announce launch of support projects for Tonlé Sap fishing community and coastal provinces

Four EU-funded projects to support fishing communities in 10 Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserves and Coastal Provinces have been officially launched. The EU Delegation in Cambodia and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) officially announced the launch of the four EU-funded projects on October 27. The announcement was made …

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Sustainable IOT thanks to the “less is more” approach

Dharmesh Goshalia. Connecting the world through dedicated communication devices and IOT networks is already a large, expansive and rapidly changing industry. With billions of connected devices around the world, you can imagine the importance and need for stable and reliable networks that cross borders and have an international footprint. However, …

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American Airlines will resume its flights in Martinique

American Airlines flights between Martinique and the United States will resume on November 6, announced Bénédicte di Geronimo, the country’s Minister of Tourism. Departures between Miami International Airport and Aimé Césaire International Airport in Fort de France will initially depart on Saturdays before being extended to three times a week …

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CUK Botany Department Holds Conference on “Rethinking the – Reader of Kashmir”

Reconstruction – Step by step towards the environment, sustainability and ecosystem services ” Ganderbal: Department of Botany, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) hosted an online guest lecture on “Rethinking Rebuilding-Stepping Towards Environment, Sustainability & Ecosystem Services” by Professor Mohammad Latif Khan, Director of Academic Affairs, Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya.In his …

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Star Trek Post-Capitalist Society | James mcgrath

An excellent quote from an article by Usha Alexander on the near-utopian vision of Star Trek and the importance of imagining alternatives to capitalism if we are to make progress in the real world. The world of Star Trek is so widely appealing, I think, because it presents us with …

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Nilgiris’ production company Aadhimalai Pazhangudiyinar wins Ecuador Prize 2021

UDHAGAMANDALAM: The Aadhimalai Pazhangudiyinar Producer Company Limited in the Nilgiris has received the prestigious 2021 Equator Prize from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). “This cooperative of 1,700 shareholders, managed and managed entirely by indigenous peoples of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, improves the livelihoods of villagers by supporting the sustainable …

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What’s open and closed in Montreal this Thanksgiving

MONTREAL – Here is a partial list of what is open and closed in Montreal for Thanksgiving. OPEN Public markets, such as Atwater, Jean-Talon and Maisonneuve; Swimming pools, sports centers, libraries and other cultural sites can operate on a vacation schedule. Visit your borough’s website for more information. Eco-centers, from …

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Voice Against Teesta Hydroelectric projects gain momentum

Source: Sikkim Express The Lepchas of Dzongu in northern Sikkim have resumed their protests against the construction of mega hydropower projects on the Teesta River. Hundreds of people gathered in Namprikdang to demonstrate their strong opposition to the 520 Mw Teesta Stage-IV power project and the 300 Mw Panan power …

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