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New study suggests climate change will increase the likelihood of armed conflicts across the globe

As we continue to see across the globe, climate change impacts mankind in various ways, making weather patterns more extreme, exacerbating droughts and floods, and leading to crop failure that can cause the mass migration of hundreds of thousands of people. And now thanks to a study from researchers at Stanford University, it appears that […]

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‘Blue tears’ plankton blooms in China’s waters are toxic to sea life – And they’re getting much worse

Tourists have dubbed them “blue tears,” and while the blooms in the East China Sea off Taiwan’s Matsu Island may indeed be beautiful and mysterious, they’re part of a much larger problem which threatens the sea life in those very same waters. notes that the blue glow is actually caused by plankton: “The glowing […]

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Corporate farm waste may be a bigger environmental problem than we can imagine

When Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas in 2018, at least 52 people were killed and the economic loss was estimated at almost $17 billion. One major loss was of animals on farms, where the giant storm killed approximately 3.5 million chickens and 5,500 hogs. But perhaps the biggest loser of all when it came to […]

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Once the scene of rampant elephant poaching, this African wildlife reserve solved the problem

Between 2009 and 2014, the Niassa National Reserve in northern Mozambique was repeatedly hit by poachers, reducing the elephant population in the reserve from from 12,000 to around 3,675, an average loss of nearly 1,400 elephants a year. Something had to be done. The solution: A tough anti-poaching strategy which managed to reduce the number […]

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