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Over 80% of prehistoric megaherbivores went extinct due to human activity and not climate change: Study

Recent studies have spotlighted the extinction or rapid decline of large mammals over the past 50,0…

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A vegan restaurant is switching to serving meat, saying plant-based eating isn't enough to save the planet

In a move condemned by PETA, Sage Vegan Bistro in LA is rebranding to include meat on its menu. The…

Joshua Zitser   


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Mars could be creating 'giant whirlpools' deep within our planet's oceans

Scientists claim the red planet's gravitational pull may be strong enough to move sediments on Eart…

Marianne Guenot   


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What it would take to survive on Dune's planet Arrakis, according to 3 experts

Three experts explain what it would take for humans to survive the heat, lack of water, and other h…

Jenny McGrath   


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Alien 'dinosaurs' could be lurking on distant planets, scientists suggest

The researchers advocate for examining planets with high oxygen levels and even expanding our searc…

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Wetlands in the icy Arctic have begun releasing 9% more planet-warming methane in the past two decades: study

While headlines may remain fixated on carbon dioxide, there is another accomplice aiding the gas in…

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This animation shows why leap years are necessary. Without them, December would eventually drift into summer.

Leap years are necessary because, without them, December would drift into summer over time. The pur…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Pecking disorder: Polar bears are shrinking, while some birds are becoming bigger, all thanks to climate change

Polar bears, currently the largest family of bears on the planet, is shrinking at a rapid rate. Som…

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Switching to plant-based diets could help clean up the air, save over 2 lakh people worldwide: study

World Health Organisation estimates showed that one-fifth of premature deaths, amounting to nearly …

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Octopus DNA gives scientists a glimpse into Antarctica's ancient past, and a possible highly unstable future

By studying the DNA of separate octopus populations, they stumbled upon a remarkable truth: around …

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The 'World's Ugliest Lawn' winner says the animals that visit every day 'think it's beautiful'

An Australian woman won the "World's Ugliest Lawn" competition, promotes water conservation. She sa…

Katie Balevic   


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Mummified animals Napoleon's scientists brought back from Egypt sparked a pre-Darwinian debate about evolution

Mummified birds brought back from Napoleon's invasion of Egypt led to a debate about transformism, …

Jenny McGrath   


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18 billion livestock animals are dying every year without any of them actually ending up on our plates

A recent study found that an astounding 18 billion animals, including chickens, turkeys, pigs, shee…

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Future zoonotic disease pandemics set to turn deadlier, kill 12 times as many people by 2050 due to climate change

The team found that from 1963 to 2019, 3,150 outbreaks had claimed a staggering 17,232 lives in 24 …

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Climate change is making it difficult for animals to talk the 'language of life'

Climate change is impacting chemical communication in marine, freshwater and land-based species, le…

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Jupiter's aurora triggered a planet-wide heat wave, a map animation reveals, solving a mystery that's puzzled scientists

A heat wave on Jupiter helped astronomers solve the planet's "energy crisis" mystery. Watch the vid…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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An astronomer at Japan's space agency is making simple animations that reveal the surprising physics of the solar system

As a scientist at both NASA and JAXA, James O'Donoghue has studied the planets. In his free time, h…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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'Dan Harmon was willing to defer to me': Cartoonist Nathan Pyle talks bringing his beloved 'Strange Planet' webcomic to TV

Nathan Pyle and Dan Harmon co-executive produce "Strange Planet," an animated Apple TV+ series base…

Palmer Haasch   


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A scientist's simple animation shows how the planets rocket around the sun at wildly different speeds

Planets must careen through space at astonishing speeds to avoid falling into the sun. The closer t…

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Just 12% of Americans are eating the 'Hummer of animal proteins.' Getting them to cut back could help the climate crisis.

Men and older Americans are eating the most beef. Just 12% of Americans ate half of all the beef co…

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