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Before fusion—a human history of fire

We humans are fire creatures. Tending fire is a species trait, a capacity we alone possess – and one we are not likely to tolerate willingly in any other species. But then we live on Earth, the only true fire planet, the ...

dateApr 22, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Bangladesh bans ships in rare dolphin sanctuaries

Bangladesh on Monday banned boats from sailing through a key southwestern river after a ship loaded with coal capsized, threatening the sanctuaries of rare dolphins in the world's largest mangrove forest.

dateMar 21, 2016 in Ecology
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Dark taiga under threat through climate change

Climate change is transforming the Earth, particularly in high-latitude regions. The boreal coniferous forests of the northern hemisphere will witness an increased abundance of deciduous trees. This is according to discoveries ...

dateFeb 23, 2016 in Environment
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