- Anthropocene now: influential panel votes to recognize Earth’s new epoch by Meera Subramanian for Nature.
|Sadly, this is not the dawning of the Age of Aquarius.
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- We broke the atmosphere; Here's a way we can start to fix it by Rob Jackson and Pep Canadell for Scientific American.
- New plasma findings could combat climate change by David Kelly for HeadStuff.
- Plastic poisons ocean bacteria that produce 10% of the world’s oxygen and prop up the marine food chain by Philippa Kearney at the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies blog.
- Rewilding tropical forests: dung is the key by Fred Singer at Fred's Ecology and Environmental Tales
- Keto diet as cancer treatment? by Matt Paysour for NutriBites.
- For migrating songbirds, ‘baby shark’ is more than just an annoying tune by Shreya Dasgupta for Mongabay.com.
- The baffling case of the belugas that won’t bounce back by Amorina Kingdon for Hakai magazine.
- Midnight sun could keep predatory fish out of the Arctic by Kiona N. Smith for Hakai magazine.
- The Polycystic Sisterhood by Abigail Meloa for Scientific American.
- Can we revive empathy in our selfish world? by Jamil Zaki for Nautilus magazine.
- A new trial of an ancient rhetorical trick finds it can make you wiser by David Robson via BPS Research Digest.
- How Gaia is already shaping our interstellar adventures by Ian O'Neill at astroengine.com.
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