Just Five Countries Hold 70 Percent Of The World’s Remaining Wilderness

One hundred years ago, roughly 15 percent of the planet was used to tend to crops and livestock. Since then, the global population has quadrupled and our dominance of the Earth (land and sea) has radically expanded. According to an article published in Nature, as much as 77 percent of land and 87 percent of ocean excluding Antarctica…

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Nasa launches satellite to precisely track how Earth’s ice is melting

The $1bn, decade-in-the-making creation can measure height and thickness of ice sheets to within a centimeter The world will soon have a much clearer picture of how quickly humans are melting Earths ice and expanding the seas, with data collected by a sophisticated satellite launched by Nasa. Every 91 days,…

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A Huge Lake Of Liquid Water Has Been Found On Mars

For decades we have searched for water on Mars, and we’ve found very little, either in the form of trickles on the surface or frozen as ice. But an incredible new discovery may change everything. Reported in the journal Science, researchers led by Dr Roberto Orosei from the National Institute of Astrophysics…

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