May 18, 2024

Take a Shocking Look At What Earth Will Look Like 250 Million Years From Now

You probably learned about Pangea, also spelled Pangaea, the prehistoric supercontinent that once hosted the earliest dinosaurs. Around 200 million years ago, the process known as continental drift began to shift portions of land apart. Riding the tectonic plates, the continents separated and migrated to their current locations. Yet Earth's surface is not static. Continents continue to shift, causing the Himalayas to rise slightly each year and the continents to continually, slowly move.

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April 20, 2024

Eye-Opening Video Shows How Earth Could Look in 2050 if We Don’t Address Climate Change

The consequences of climate change can often feel far off. It can be difficult to register the gradually increasing temperatures on Earth from season to season. Occasionally, the effects of our planet heating up become more obvious through startling photos and videos of glaciers melting or increasingly violent natural disasters, but even these events are intermittent.

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March 26, 2024

Enormous Solar Farm Will Replace Former Coal Plant in Pennsylvania

Energy is necessary for moving forward, for both society and individual communities. These days, a shift to clean energy and renewable resources is critical to averting the oncoming climate catastrophe. President Biden has poured money and time into promoting clean energy and related jobs, while startups have leapt at the opportunity to craft a profitable and green way forward.

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March 20, 2024

New Research Shows Artificially Restored Coral Reefs Can Grow as Fast as Healthy Reefs

Coral reefs are a key element of ocean ecosystems. They provide food and shelter for sea creatures, and they also protect coastlines from storms and erosion. In an effort to restore degraded reefs, the Mars Coral Reef Restoration Programme has transplanted coral fragments onto a network of interconnected “Reef Stars” (sand-coated steel frames). Now, new research shows that these restored reefs can grow as fast as healthy reefs after just four years.

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