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February 11, 2021 Saima Baig montreal protocol,ozone hole,ozone layer no responses

Drop in Ozone Depleting Emissions: How We Healed the Ozone Layer

An international team of researchers has found that ozone-depleting CFC chemicals are back on the decline, five years after a major spike, as per two papers published in the journal Nature. “We should see recovery of the ozone layer back to levels that we saw in 1980” later this century, said […]

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2020 One of the Warmest Years – Future Will be Warmer

2020 was one of the warmest years on record and future temperatures are expected to be warmer according to two new studies on climate change. Read

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Earth’s Mass Extinctions

Our planet is currently going through an environmental and climate disaster, to the extent that many scientists now believe that Earth is experiencing a sixth mass extinction event, caused by human activity — what we call anthropogenic impacts. A mass extinction event is one where there is a widespread and […]

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October 13, 2020 Saima Baig no responses

Equinox and Solstice – What is the reason for the season?

Find out what gives us our seasons, equinoxes, solstices and what is the difference between astronomical and meteorogical seasons. Read

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Covid19 and the Conspiracy Theorists

The current pandemic has brought out conspiracy theorists in droves and their theories are as outlandish as ever. But what motivates them? Read More

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What’s Causing the Heatwave in the UK?

What’s causing this tropical heatwave in the UK? Climate Change. August 2020 has seen many days over the heatwave threshold, with thunderstorms following. This increase in the frequency &intensity of extreme events is due to climate change. Read

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May 20, 2020 Saima Baig butterflies,insects,lepidoptera no responses

Butterflies!

Butterflies! “Just Living isn’t enough said the butterfly, one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower”, Hans Christian Anderson. Blog and video on the mythology, evolution and life-cycle of butterflies.

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April 22, 2020 Saima Baig Earth Day,earth day 2020 no responses

Earth Day During Unprecedented Times

Since 1970, April 22 has been celebrated as Earth Day to promote environmental conservation and protection. This year is its 50th anniversary. Read

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What is the Trembling Giant?

Most of us tend to think of the blue whale as the largest organism on Earth. The blue whale certainly is the largest animal known to have ever existed on Earth but it is certainly not the largest organism. That designation is held by Pando, the largest organism by mass on this […]

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The Year in Climate — 2019 in Review

A review of the scientific data, warnings and calls to action that have come out regarding climate change this years. Read

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