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06-27-2022
Covid vaccines prevented almost 20 million deaths in 2021
A new study published in the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases has found that Covid-19 vaccines cut the potential global death toll by more than half in the first year in which they were available. By modeling the spread of the disease in 185 countries and territories, the experts discovered that without Covid vaccines, 19.8 million more people would have died between December 2020 and December 2021.  “We knew it was going to be a large number, but I did not think it would be as high...
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06-27-2022
Top predators trapped by trying to adapt to climate change
As climate change advances, many animal species are shifting the...
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06-27-2022
Land-use changes expose the Amazon to environmental threats
As the world races to slow the pace of climate...
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06-27-2022
Do we bond more with people that smell like us?
In a new study from the Weizmann Institute of Science,...
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06-27-2022
"Forever chemicals” found in drinking water near U.S. military bases
According to a new report by the Environmental Working Group...
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06-27-2022
Space tourism may damage the climate
A new study published in the journal Earth’s Future has...
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06-27-2022
Biodiversity risks will persist long after temperatures peak
Climate change and other anthropogenic factors are already causing an...
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06-26-2022
Losing wildlife will be very costly for some countries
A sovereign credit rating shows the risk of investing in...
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06-26-2022
Wild reptiles have long life spans for their size
Jonathan is a Seychelles giant tortoise. At the age of...
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06-26-2022
PET-like plastics have been created from biomass waste
Plastics are detrimental to the environment. Not only do plastics...
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06-26-2022
Oldest belly button known to science found in a dinosaur
An international team of paleontologists has recently discovered the oldest...
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06-26-2022
Climate change increases the risk of armed conflict
A new study led by the INGENIO Institute in Spain...
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06-25-2022
The world’s largest bacterium discovered in the Caribbean
An international team of scientists has recently described the world’s...
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