Toxic lake in Russia’s Siberia becomes selfie sensation

MOSCOW (AP) — Residents of a city in Siberia don’t need to fly off to tropical locales for picturesque selfies taken by pristine turquoise waters. Thousands of Novosibirsk residents — ranging from scantily clad women to newlyweds — have been busy instagramming near a bright blue lake nicknamed the […] Click here to view original web page at www.apnews.com

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Oh Dear: Photos Show What Humans Have Done To The Planet

In Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta, oil bunkering — the practice of siphoning oil from pipelines — has transformed parts of the once-thriving delta ecosystem into an ecological dead zone, Humans have made an indelible mark on the planet. Since the mid-20th century, we’ve accelerated the digging of mines, construction […] Click here to view original web page at www.npr.org

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As waters warm, lionfish invasion strains Lebanon’s seas

SARAFAND, Lebanon (Reuters) – Lebanese fisherman Hassan Younes has been diving the same waters off his coastal hometown for three decades but has never seen anything like this year as native species disappear and invasive lionfish take their place. Lionfish, a predatory venomous fish native to the nearby Red […] Click here to view original web page at www.reuters.com

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No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet

The researcher planning a four-day working week ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Month after month, there is research showing that climate change is happening faster than we thought. We’re in a car hurtling towards the edge of a cliff, we’ve got our foot on […] Click here to view original web page at www.theguardian.com

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Why is Ice Sticky?

Fresh ice feels sticky because when you touch it, the ice immediately freezes the moisture in your skin, which makes the ice feel sticky to touch! When using ice with small children always leave it to melt a little first so the surface is slimy NOT sticky. Science Sparks […] Click here to view original web page at www.science-sparks.com

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