All right-minded individuals love their animals, but some animals have been so loved, or provided such a service to humans, that they’re remembered fondly years and years after they were alive.
For the past 800,000 years, there has always been ice in the Arctic Ocean. But now climate change is causing this ice to melt at an unprecedented rate, with some people predicting that the region’s waters could be completely ice-free as early as 2016. And as the ice melts, energy companies are moving in to try and drill for some of the world’s last untapped oil and gas reserves — the very fossil fuels that caused the ice to melt in the first place.
Once-active “supervolcanoes” in northern Mars likely spewed ash and dust thousands of miles away, producing powdery deposits noticed by the NASA’s Curiosity and Opportunity rovers closer to the equator, a new study suggests.
A report compiled by over 800 UN scientists that used 9,000 scientific studies, global warming it’s not as bad as we thought, but is still a disaster.