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Blog posts on science, history, nature, climate change and conspiracy theories 

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Climate Change claims its first victim: The Bramble Cay melomys is now extinct

The Bramble Cay melomys was a rodent that lived solely on a tiny sand island in the Torres Strait, near the coast of Papua New Guinea.

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Rannikot — The Great Wall of Pakistan: Photoblog

This is a history photoblog about Rannikot an ancient wall in Sindh, Pakistan. No one knows who originally built it. It's called the Great Wall of Pakistan.

Picture of one installation from Isaac Cordal’s series of tiny sculptures entitled Waiting for Climate Change

We fixed the ozone layer — can we fix the climate? UNFCCC COP 24

In the 1980s the world collaborated to control ozone layer depletion and was successful at it. Is it possible to do that for climate change?

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Endless forms, most beautiful — Darwin and On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin's trip aboard the HMS Beagle helped him to understand the diversity of life on Earth & led to his theory of evolution via natural selection.

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Happy Carl Sagan Day — The Voyagers and the Pale Blue Dot

Carl Sagan contributed immensely to how we perceive science, and to Voyagers 1&2, which are now in deep space & took the picture of the Pale Blue Dot.

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Space news: Landing on an asteroid, visiting Mercury and collecting solar data

Space News: Hyabusa was sent to Ryugu, Bepi Colombo went to Mercury and the Parker Solar Probe is orbiting the sun and sending back important data.

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Is climate change leading us to category 6?

Category 5 on the hurricane scale begins at 157 mph. As a result, some researchers have suggested the possibility of a category 6.

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Where did the water go? — Pakistan’s Water Crisis

Pakistan is a water stressed country, with increasing incidences of drought and water scarcity. Climate change is going to exacerbate the situation.

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