20 fascinating facts about Greece

The Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Credit: Christophe Meneboeuf/CC BY-SA 3.0 Everyone knows that Greece is the cradle of Western civilization, the cradle of democracy, that it has a breathtakingly beautiful coastline and that our Independence Day is March 25. However, there are some facts that very few people know about. …

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You Better Believe It: Fascinating Facts About Greece

The Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Credit: Christophe Meneboeuf/CC BY-SA 3.0 Everyone knows that Greece is the cradle of Western civilization, the cradle of democracy, that it has a breathtakingly beautiful coastline and that our Independence Day is March 25. However, there are some facts that very few people know about. …

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Despite the pandemic, atmospheric carbon levels hit a new peak

WASHINGTON (AFP) – An atmospheric research station in Hawaii has recorded its highest concentrations of carbon dioxide since precise measurements began 63 years ago, a government agency said on Monday, adding that the coronavirus pandemic was due to hardly had an impact on the increasing levels of greenhouse gases. The …

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National estuary network helps fuel local economies, study finds

A recently published study, commissioned by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and The Pew Charitable Trusts, offers insight into the important contributions the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) makes to local economies. Eastern Research Group Inc.’s analysis looked at just four of the system’s 29 reserves – …

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Hydrogen enrichment after fusion in the oceanic lithosphere

Abstract The wide range of H2The O contents recorded in the minerals of the exhumed mantle rocks have been difficult to interpret, as they often record a combination of melting, metasomatism and diffusion processes in spatially isolated samples. Here we determine the temporal variations of H2O content in pyroxenes from …

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Protect the oceans, says the UN to the nations

THE UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) for efforts to protect the oceans. The recently released Second Global Oceans Assessment confirmed that many of the benefits the global ocean provides to humanity are being undermined by human actions, he said in a post for …

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Indian scientists are developing a new technique capable of detecting tropical cyclones earlier than satellites! | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel

Representative image of a cyclone (NASA / International Space Station) Indian scientists have found a promising technique for the early detection of the development or enhancement of tropical cyclones in the atmospheric column before satellite detection at the ocean surface in the northern Indian Ocean region. Until now, remote sensing …

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‘What a year’, says outgoing mayor of Machynlleth | New

Cllr Jeremy Paige, Cllr Tony Jones and Cllr Richie Gaskell Print and digital download photos available Machynlleth City Council welcomed a new mayor and deputy mayor. At the annual general meeting on May 24, Machynlleth city council voted for the next mayor and deputy mayor. Cllr Richie Gaskell was replaced …

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Vietnam’s southernmost province attracts tourists | Trip

Tourists learn about the magrove forest ecosystem in Ca Mau (Photo: VNA) City HCM (VNA) – House for beautiful virgin sites and historical and cultural values Throughout more than 300 years of its formation and development, the southernmost province of Ca Mau offers a range of interesting experiences for visitors …

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Sustainable management of natural resources “key to …

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih said that the exercise of sustainable management of the Maldives’ natural resources “is the key to safeguarding [the] environment for posterity “. The president said this in his speech on World Environment Day on Saturday, highlighting the importance of preserving the Maldives’ natural ecosystems and sustaining …

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Reinvent. Recreate. Restore

The world is witnessing rapid changes in environmental conditions across the world. The “extremes” we witnessed demonstrate the appalling scenario we have entered into. No region or part of it has been immune to these changing signatures of the environment in which we live. The costs of new age “industrial …

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Is carbon the “culture” of the future?

Growing awareness and concern for the environment, changes in government policy, America’s return to the Paris Agreement and high demand for carbon offsets all indicate an appetite for another type of agricultural crop – carbon. “There has been growing discussion of how to create a way for farmers to earn …

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Eliminate the brutal colonizers

Invasive species are one of the greatest threats to biodiversity and human well-being, but are they invincible? Through Ramesh Venkataraman June 14, 2021 Before — A forest patch completely covered with Lantana camara before restoration, with virtually no native vegetationPhotographs: Ramesh Venkataraman Ramesh Venkataraman June 03, 2021 00:00 IST Eliminate …

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AZ Secretary of State Katie Hobbs CROSSES the so-called audit

Arizona Secretary of State Katie hobbs shared his serious concerns about the ongoing ‘so-called audit’ in his state with CNN Jake tapper, noting that activists carrying out the audit did not conform to widely accepted election auditing standards and “created an atmosphere conducive to baking the books.” Tapper mentioned how …

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Conscious Mode – OrissaPOST

Iit’s not just what you eat that kills the earth and all of its inhabitants. This is also what you wear. Every time you buy an item of clothing, you are making a choice between the biosphere and the lithosphere. The biosphere is an agricultural area where cotton, flax (from …

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An NGO denounces illegal fishing in 7 protected areas

Illegal fishing in seven protected areas endangers endangered species, revealed a US NGO. Oceana study shows that at least 236 Mexican vessels have encroached on marine protected areas and fishing refuge areas since 2012, endangering species of turtles, sharks, fish and other marine life , and that 10% of all …

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Building the Arch – Architecture

In the middle of my life, I wake up to find myself in a techno-dystopia, with no idea where my own path has gone. I have a muse, but no mentor to guide me through all the circles of this labyrinth, this global metropolis that I have managed to avoid …

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5 satellite images that show how our planet is changing

Satellite images can provide vital information on how our planet is changing and responding to global warming. They can measure changes in sea level up to a milliliter or the temperature of the land and the ocean, so scientists can do a “health check.” Below are 5 eye-opening satellite images …

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Net Zero: proposed NS mine receives negative public comments

Welcome to Net Zero, your daily industry newsletter on clean energy and Canadian resource policy. The head A joint federal-provincial environmental assessment found that only one of 117 comments submitted regarding the proposed Fifteen Mile Stream mine by Atlantic Gold expressed positive feelings about the project. The sole supporter of …

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six priorities for extracting carbon from the air

By Cameron Hepburn, Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Oxford and Steve Smith, Executive Director, Oxford Net Zero, University of Oxford London, May 30 (The Conversation) To achieve net zero emissions by 2050, global emissions must be reduced faster and deeper than the world has yet managed. But even then, …

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Researchers develop a new biosignature research framework

Astronomy and space exploration excel at planning ahead. Decadal surveys and years of engineering effort for missions give the field a much longer time horizon than many others. In the near future, scientists know there will be plenty of opportunities to search for biosignatures everywhere, from near oceanic worlds (i.e. …

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Magnitude 2.6 earthquake rocked parts of Southern California

According to the US Geological Survey, a magnitude 2.6 earthquake centered approximately east of Anaheim shook Orange County and other parts of southern California on Thursday May 27. Cali earthquake (Photo: Getty Images) At around 5:07 p.m., the earthquake struck. According to the USGS, the epicenter was about two and …

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Is carbon farming the “culture” of the future?

Growing awareness and concern for the environment, changes in government policy, America’s return to the Paris Agreement and high demand for carbon offsets all indicate an appetite for a different type of agricultural crop – carbon. There is growing interest in the possibilities of carbon farming. (Photo Texas A&M AgriLife) …

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Revenge of the Deep Sea Burrowers | Mirage News

The old seabed diggers have been bullshit for years. These prehistoric churners – a large assortment of worms, trilobites, and other animals that lived in Earth’s oceans hundreds of millions of years ago – are believed to have played a key role in creating the conditions for the flourishing marine …

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Alarm over unprecedented accumulation of mercury in Pacific Ocean trenches – Eurasia Review

A scientific article recently published in Nature Publishing’s Scientific reports The newspaper found unprecedented amounts of highly toxic mercury being deposited in the deepest trenches in the Pacific Ocean. The study, a multinational effort involving scientists from Denmark, Canada, Germany and Japan, reports the first-ever direct measurements of mercury deposition …

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Spinoffs could help unlock lithium industry for Alberta

Reading time: 4 minutes Alberta’s oil and gas fields could be in store for another natural resource boom thanks to University of Alberta-based lithium mining technology with the ability to unlock the growing metal. more valuable. Dan Alessi Faculty of Science geochemist Dan Alessi, professor in the Department of Earth …

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What is plate tectonics? | Tectonic plates

From the deepest ocean trench to the highest mountain, plate tectonics explains the characteristics and movement of the Earth’s surface in the present and the past. Developed from the 1950s to the 1970s, the theory of plate tectonics is the modern update of continental drift, an idea first proposed by …

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Meet the bread chefs at Starter Bread

Every monday i hang out in a sleepy street in west burnside to open the world’s ugliest treasure chest, a plastic trash can hidden behind a metal door. Wait inside: bread wrapped in brown paper and labeled by hand. It’s heavy enough to inspire a few Iron moves on site. …

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LVMH, Jaguar, Furla, Bloomingdale’s and Matchesfashion

Brief news May 25, 2021 LVMH is continuing its efforts in favor of Amazon’s sustainability. Image Credit: LVMH By Luxury Daily News Service News live from Luxury Daily on May 24: LVMH and UNESCO develop the Amazon projectThe French luxury goods conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and the non-profit …

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Theme Biodiversity 2021: “We are part of the solution

Biodiversity simply means “the variability of living organisms from all sources, including terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems. The conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity are fundamental for ecologically sustainable development. …

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Deep Pahala Earthquake Swarm Update

(BIVN) – From this week Volcano watch article written by scientists and affiliates of the US Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory: Many people in Kaʻū have noticed the swarm of earthquakes in recent years. These earthquakes occur in an area that is 29 to 40 km (18 to 25 miles) …

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With the support of Italy, UNESCO launches an international network of environmental experts – India Education | Latest Education News | Global education news

On December 1, 2020, Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, launched a multi-partner trust fund “UNESCO Network of International Environmental Experts – the UNESCO Earth Network” with an objective of mobilizing global resources of USD 20 million on an initial period of Years. The Fund entered into force with the …

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Grizzly hit by vehicle on highway 40

“We can’t really control what bears are doing, but we can control what we are doing – we can try to make sure the roads, corridors and parks are as safe as possible for wildlife. KANANASKIS – Alberta Parks is calling for more caution on the part of visitors after …

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Rock alterations | UDaily

Adam Thomas article Photos and illustrations courtesy of Jessica Warren and Tammy Beeson May 20, 2021 Sierra Patterson’s interest in rocks, a recent University of Delaware graduate, began when she was a child and her great-uncle sent Patterson’s grandmother’s letters from her home in Arizona. Along with these letters he …

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Melting glaciers have shifted the Earth’s axis

Melting glaciers have shifted the Earth’s axis In the 1990s, the Earth’s axis underwent a major change. It is normal for the Earth’s axis to move a few centimeters each year. But, in the 1990s, the direction of the polar drift suddenly changed and the pace of the drift accelerated. …

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Anthony Brian Watts receives the 2020 Maurice Ewing Medal

Quote Anthony Brian Watts Anthony “Tony” Watts, a distinguished marine geophysicist, has made a number of fundamental contributions to the study of the structure and evolution of the world’s ocean basins and their margins. His pioneering work on isostasis and bending of the oceanic lithosphere led to the explanation of …

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Susan L. Beck receives the 2020 Walter H. Bucher Medal

Quote Susan L. beck Susan Beck is an internationally recognized leader who has made fundamental contributions to the study of mountain belts, subduction systems, and the evolution of the crustal and mantle lithosphere. His research embodies a unique combination of seismology and structural geology that has advanced fundamental interpretations of …

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