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Elephant seals join fight against climate change

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Elephant seals swimming under Antarctic ice and fitted with special sensors are providing scientists with crucial data on ice formation, ocean currents and climate change. The seals swimming under winter sea ice have overcome a “blind-spot” for… read more

Off-shore Wind Turbines May Weaken Hurricanes

As one of nature’s most destructive forces, hurricanes are unstoppable storms that can cause total devastation for coastal communities. While Mother Nature is unpredictable and uncontrollable, there are researchers and scientists who think hurricanes can be weakened or even stopped.… read more

Global ‘worming’

An earthworm is a tube-shaped, segmented animal that is commonly found living in soil. It is one of the more harmless creatures on Earth. Earthworms are long revered for their beneficial role in soil fertility, but with the good comes… read more

Global worming (the lesson)

Read the text ‘global worming’ and answer the questions. If possible do the experiment. 1.   Why are people worried about the CO2 in the atmosphere 2.   What are the causes of the rising of the CO2 in recent times? (give… read more

BlueHelmets for climate change?

BlueHelmets ‘BlueHelmets’ (or Blue Barets) are soldiers of the UN being sent to countries where people have problems because of armed conflicts. Maybe you are considering to become a BlueHelmet in the future to help building a better world. Perhaps… read more