November 16, 2019

Global warming

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Dramatic photos from around the world show what global warming looks like BY MARIA GALLUCCI From Mashable The effects of climate change are already visible in communities across the world. Prolonged droughts are zapping fields dry from Texas to Tanzania. Powerful storms are flooding homes from North Carolina to Nepal. At the farthest ends of […]

Swimming with shark

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A photographer swam with sharks for 10 years to capture these stunning photos By Molly Sequin From Business Insider Sharks often get a bad rap simply because people are afraid of them. But for photographer Michael Muller, sharks are fascinating, and they make for stunning subjects in his photography series and book, SHARKS, published by […]

Destination of the week

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Dominica is nicknamed ‘the Nature Isle’ for good reason Like wildlife, rain forest adventures and volcanoes with your beach vacations? This quiet island is for you. By STARRE VARTAN From Mother Nature Network One of the beautiful things about the Caribbean is how each island is so different from its relatively nearby neighbors. An hour […]

‘Glowing’ sea turtle

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‘Glowing’ sea turtle captured on video for the first time By Brad Reed From BGR Wait, there are sea turtles that glow? Yes there are, provided you shine blue light on them. National Geographic has posted an exclusive video that for the first time shows a sea turtle the exhibits biofluorescence, which is the property […]

NASA says liquid water may flow on Mars. What does it mean for life?

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By Miriam Kramer From Mashable NASA revealed on Monday the strongest evidence yet that liquid water occasionally still flows on Mars. Planetary scientists often say that researchers should “follow the water” when looking for extraterrestrial life, so finding clear data pointing to water flowing on Mars is a major discovery with possible implications for off-Earth […]

Lionfish control efforts getting a boost from other lionfish

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By Dennis Pillion From AL Efforts to control the invasive and highly-destructive lionfish in Florida and Gulf of Mexico may be getting a boost… from other lionfish. According to a report in National Geographic, several lionfish caught recently in the Florida Keys have had other lionfish in their stomachs, potentially making the lionfish one of […]

A picture about tech addiction won National Geographic’s 2014 photo contest

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By Neha Prakash From Mashable This year’s National Geographic photo contest winner highlights humans in the wild (read: public transportation) doing what they do best: staring at their cellphones. The winning image, titled “A Node Glows in the Dark,” was taken by Brian Yen in Ocean Park, Hong Kong. “I feel a certain contradiction when […]

Dogs with fins; the underwater kennel of Bill and Donna Goodwin

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By Joey Kennedy | [email protected] From al.com Bill and Donna Goodwin don’t eat grouper. Oh, they used to. Indeed, Bill, a scuba diver for more than 50 years, admits to more. “I’ve not only eaten them; I’ve killed them spear fishing,” Goodwin says, though with apparent regret. The eating of grouper stopped about a decade […]