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September 5, 2015
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A better view of the Rockies, thanks to a geological feature in Peru

Scientists are getting an unprecedented look at a geological process in South America that mirrors the formation of America’s Rocky Mountains. Writing in the journal Nature, a team of geophysicists says its findings may help scientists better understand phenomena such … Continue reading

November 14, 2014
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Ancient shellfish remains rewrite 10,000-year history of El Niño cycles

The planet’s largest and most powerful driver of climate changes from one year to the next, the El Niño Southern Oscillation in the tropical Pacific Ocean, was widely thought to have been weaker in ancient times because of a different … Continue reading

November 2, 2014
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Ocean’s most oxygen-deprived zones to shrink under climate change

As the complex story of climate change unfolds, many of the endings are grim. But there are exceptions. Predictions that the lowest-oxygen environments in the ocean would get worse may not come to pass. Instead, University of Washington research shows … Continue reading

June 3, 2014
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NASA Releases Earth Day ‘Global Selfie’ Mosaic

For Earth Day this year, NASA invited people around the world to step outside to take a “selfie” and share it with the world on social media. NASA released Thursday a new view of our home planet created entirely from … Continue reading

January 7, 2014
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„Das Geheimnis der Bäume“

NABU International verlost Fan-Pakete Es braucht nur wenige Minuten, um einen Baum zu fällen – aber Hunderte von Jahren, bis ein Regenwald gewachsen ist. Der Film „Das Geheimnis der Bäume“ erzählt die Geschichte vom Wachsen und Gedeihen eines Urwaldes. Der … Continue reading

January 4, 2014
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With Fewer Hard Frosts, Tropical Mangroves Push North

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Cold-sensitive mangrove forests have expanded dramatically along Florida’s Atlantic Coast as the frequency of killing frosts has declined, according to a new study based on 28 years of satellite data from the University of Maryland and … Continue reading

December 29, 2013
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Lateinamerika: zerstörte Hoffnungen – und neue!

Zwei Päpste haben sie gefördert, zwei bekämpft: die «Theologie der Befreiung». Jetzt dürfen Lateinamerikas Gläubige wieder hoffen. «Der Kirche ist erst seit einiger Zeit bewusst geworden, dass sie einen anderen Auftrag hat als nur ‚geistlich’ zu predigen, spirituell oder wie … Continue reading