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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

Climatic Tipping Points for Tropical Forest and Sa..

Tropical tree cover will jump sharply between a forested state and savanna or treeless conditions rather than respond smoothly to climate change, according to a study by scientists from Wageningen University, published in Science. The study shows that the resilience… read more

Water Stress and the Himalayas

Is this the future? In 50 years time, within half a century from now, Himalayan glaciers will have receded significantly, fish stocks will have vanished and cultivatable land will have largely depleted, especially in developing countries. As a result, the… read more