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Out of Sight, Out of Mind? A Visualization of Ocean Trash

Originally posted on Ocean News:
Project AWARE’s new interactive map is the first to visualize nearly three years of ongoing reporting by an international network of scuba divers who remove marine debris they find underwater through the Dive Against Debris…

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Feature: Protecting the pollinators part 2 – bees and disease

Originally posted on Wellcome Trust Blog:
? Insect pollinators, including honeybees, bumblebees and hoverflies, are in decline. The £10 million Insect Pollinators Initiative aims to find out why. In the second of two articles, Chrissie Giles looks at four of…

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What’s happening as the world gets warmer

If you don’t believe in climate change, you might as well not bother reading what I’m about to say. You might live long enough to find out the hard way. In fact, the evidence is sure already. We know climates … Continue reading

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Knowing what’s on the land

The Global Land Cover Network (GLCN) exists to bring together all that’s known about what’s covering the land, everywhere there is land to be covered. This very ambitious project involves the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and others. … Continue reading

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Big Garden Birdwatch 2014

Originally posted on Green Living London:
Pic: RSPB More than half a million people are expected to be watching their garden birds the weekend (25-26 January), for the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch. It’s the biggest wildlife survey in the world…

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Wind and rainfall data 29 to 30 December 2013

Originally posted on Official blog of the Met Office news team:
As forecast gales and heavy rain are again affecting the UK. Below you can see the highest gusts of wind and rainfal totals recorded at Met Office observing sites…

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The climate change scorecard

argylesock says… The time for denial has gone.

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