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Coral Reefs Could Be Gone in 30 Years

Coral Reefs Could Be Gone in 30 Years

motherearth June 24, 2017 Comments Off on Coral Reefs Could Be Gone in 30 Years

The world’s coral reefs, from the Great Barrier Reef off Australia to the Seychelles off East Africa, are in grave danger of dying out completely by mid-century unless carbon emissions are reduced enough to

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Germany’s Black Forest named UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

Germany’s Black Forest named UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

motherearth June 23, 2017 Comments Off on Germany’s Black Forest named UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme gives biosphere reserve status to locations that are great examples of balanced relationships between people and their environment, where economic development is carefully linked to stewardship of the

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This Amazing Photo Shows Glow Plankton Lighting Up the Welsh Sea

This Amazing Photo Shows Glow Plankton Lighting Up the Welsh Sea

motherearth June 22, 2017 Comments Off on This Amazing Photo Shows Glow Plankton Lighting Up the Welsh Sea

Bioluminescence — the ability of a creature to emit light from its body — may seem incredible, but it’s commonplace in the ocean: One recent study found that 76 percent of ocean life has

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Why Is Sunscreen A Threat To Coral Reefs?

Why Is Sunscreen A Threat To Coral Reefs?

motherearth June 21, 2017 Comments Off on Why Is Sunscreen A Threat To Coral Reefs?

Is the sunscreen you’re about to lather on coral reef-friendly? That’s the question marine scientists are hoping people will ask themselves in the future before jumping in to explore one of the ocean’s great

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The Thousands of Serengeti Wildebeest That Drown Each Year Serve a Greater Purpose

The Thousands of Serengeti Wildebeest That Drown Each Year Serve a Greater Purpose

motherearth June 21, 2017 Comments Off on The Thousands of Serengeti Wildebeest That Drown Each Year Serve a Greater Purpose

It’s the largest, most spectacular animal migration on our planet. Every year, some 1.2 million wildebeest trample through the Serengeti and the perilous Mara River crossings where thousands of them succumb to the river

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