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Northeast China Made a Lot More Ozone-Destroying Gas

Posted in Science on 29th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

They use the banned product because it has better quality and a cheaper price. Factories were either producing the gas in secret and others do it openly and have it ignored by the local government.

Climate change: Global sea level rise could be bigger than expected

Posted in Featured, Science on 23rd May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Scientists believe that global sea levels could rise far more than predicted, due to accelerating melting in Greenland and Antarctica.

One million species, or a quarter of all that are left, are now under threat of extinction

Posted in Featured, Science on 8th May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Even though the rate of species extinction is already currently tens to hundreds of times faster than it's averaged over the last 10 million years, it will continue to accelerate should our current practices continue.

Newly discovered orangutan species is 'among the most threatened great apes in the world'

Posted in Science on 4th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

Unfortunately, the researchers say, there are only about 800 Tapanuli orangutans left.

Biodiversity conservation saves species, but could be smarter

Posted in Featured, Science on 28th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

Billions of dollars spent on habitat and species conservation have resulted in substantial reductions in biodiversity loss.