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Climate Change

Climate disasters prompt Australia’s first platypus refuge

SYDNEY - The world's first dedicated platypus refuge will be established to rescue the unique Australian animals from climate change-fuelled crises, as bushfires and drought increasingly threaten their habitat. Taronga Zoo announced it will build the facility in Dubbo, five hours northwest of Sydney, to provide emergency care to the…
bubmag
March 6, 2021
Climate Change

‘Falling insect’ season length impacts river ecosystems

Insects that fall from the surrounding forest provide seasonal food for fish in streams. Researchers at Kobe University and The University of Tokyo have shown that the lengthening of this period has a profound effect on food webs and ecosystem functions present in streams. These research results provide proof that…
bubmag
March 5, 2021
Climate Change

Engineers Worldwide Today are Building a Sustainable Tomorrow

PARIS, FRANCE, Mar 4, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Engineering has been an important profession, helping to tackle major issues such as poverty reduction, climate resilience, public health and sustainable development. "The foremost problem facing the world today is sustaining human development and preserving the planet. Whenever there is a…
bubmag
March 4, 2021
Climate Change

The Dark Side of Bill Gates’s Climate Techno-Optimism

“No” is probably not a word the world’s second-richest man is all that accustomed to hearing. Bill Gates, one might imagine, exists in a world of near-limitless possibility. When he throws money at things, they often happen: from an elaborate meal prepared by personal chefs to a revolution in personal…
bubmag
March 3, 2021