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Coldest Place on Earth – The Most Hostile Places to Live

Coldest Place on Earth

The heat we breathe in summer sometimes makes us want winter. And punctually, as soon as the cold peeps out, we yearn for the heat. However, one thing is sure. There are places where things are worse, since you can’t choose between hot and cold. They are the 10 coldest place on Earth. High Coyahique, …

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Sea Level Rising Will Have Worse Consequences Than Expected

Sea Level Rising

We may have underestimated the consequences of sea level rising. At least, that is what a new study published in Nature Communications has shown. According to the two researchers at Princeton who conducted it, this phenomenon could lead to the disappearance of a much larger area than we expected. As a consequence, from 150 to …

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These Six Places Seem to Be at the End of the World

end of the world

There are places where you can clearly perceive that the earth is at its border: from there on, there are only boundless expanses of ocean, ice – or perhaps nothing at all. Once upon a time they were the boundaries of the known world marked by mythology. They were the limit that great explorers felt …

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Carbon Emissions: What Is the Net Zero Target All About?

carbon emissions

In the past years, the consequences of climate change and global warming have been more severe than ever. Higher temperatures are causing floods, droughts and fuel fires in forests all over the world. The pressure to begin facing these issues has become hard to ignore. One of such actions is to cut global carbon emissions …

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Plastic Island: Garbage Patches Floating in the Pacific Ocean

plastic island

Like the ancient gods of Maori legends, men too have created an island in the crystal clear waters of the Pacific Ocean. There are no palm trees, dream beaches or huge colourful flowers – just plastic clusters and rubbish of all kinds. Its name is Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) or Pacific Trash Vortex, and …

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Top Three Worst Natural Disasters of the Last Century

natural disasters

Climate change and global warming are among the most discussed issues nowadays. One of the reasons is that more and more links between climate change and natural disasters are being discovered. In fact, because of global warming and increased temperatures, storms and hurricanes are becoming more intense, while droughts and floods are becoming more frequent …

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Ecotourism – What It Is and Why We Desperately Need It

ecotourism

Ecotourism is a complex concept that is growing in importance every year. There are various definitions for this concept, the most accepted being that of the World Conservation Union. According to the IUCN, ecotourism is “environmentally responsible travel to natural areas in order to enjoy and appreciate nature (as well as past and present cultural …

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Is Global Warming Contributing to Increased Wildfire Risks?

global warming

Wildfires such as those in the Amazon Rainforest and Indonesia have made the headlines this year. The increase in numbers of wildfires is largely a consequence of human activities. Humans are trying to gain access to the wildland. Meanwhile, governments in some areas weaken environmental protection policies for economic gain. However, another important cause of …

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Indonesia – The Other Amazon Burning While No One Cares

Indonesia

Just under 20,000 kilometres from the Amazon, an environmental emergency similar to the one that has hit Latin America is underway – but it seems to have no place in world public opinion. These are the many fires that have turned different areas of Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia into hell. The situation is particularly serious …

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How Climate Change is Affecting the Landscape of Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc

There are still people who do not believe that climate change is real. They argue that human activity has no influence on our planet and, when evidence of the actuality of global warming are put in front of them, they attribute its causes to natural phenomena such as cosmic rays or sunspots. However, it is …

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