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Land animal diversity was stable for millions of years, before humans came along – new study

Mark Ryan/Mary Parrish/Jay Matternes/Smithsonian Institution Species living on land make up 85% to 95% of all biodiversity on Earth today. This is especially impressive when we consider that the continents cover only 30% of our planet’s surface area. And that…

Incredible railway routes around the world

These are some of the most amazing, unbelievable and incredible railway routes around the world. The Most Dangerous Railways featured in this list are : Maeklong Railway, Thailand: This Railways passes through the congested maeklong market in Thailand. Nariz del…

Polar bear ‘invasion’: how climate change is making human-wildlife conflicts worse

The ten hottest years on record were all during the past two decades and the hottest global ocean temperatures ever were recorded in 2018 – a heat increase from 2017 equivalent to 100 million times that of the Hiroshima bomb….

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Archeological discovery yields clues to how our ancestors may have adapted to their environment

During the Stone Age ancestral humans lived with a variety of animal species along what was an area of wetlands in the middle of the Jordanian desert. The site, in the town of Azraq Basin, has been excavated and has…

Row over Belgrade’s Christmas decorations leaves city more furious than festive

Serbian capital’s £2.56m taxpayer-funded decoration budget met with outrage and accusations of corruption. September 11 2018 was a typically sweltering late summer’s day in Belgrade. Temperatures in the Serbian capital were pushing 30 degrees, and the weather showed no signs…

Central Italy from space

Today’s Video of the Day from the European Space Agency features a striking view of Central Italy from space. The images, captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-1B satellite, show the beauty and diversity of the region’s landscapes. Dual Polarization Radar technology…