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Scientists believe that dirt underfoot will help save the Earth from extinction

Researchers believe that we should take a little break from ourselves and think about the planet – more precisely, about the preservation of its microbial diversity. Microbial life was the first to originate on our planet. Scientists believe that it, in all likelihood, will be the last, and therefore we should already think about the…
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Man’s fault. Half of bird species are threatened with extinction

According to a recent report by BirdLife International, 73% of species have been affected by human activities, while 49% have been significantly reduced. Intensive agricultural activities, excessive exploitation of natural resources, climate change and active logging were recognized as the main threats to birds. The researchers calculated that since 1500, 187 species of birds have…
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Martens don’t like these home remedies at all

Fighting during the mating season in spring, searching for a place to sleep in autumn: martens are active all year round. What keeps them from the car – and what doesn’t. Many drivers fear damage from marten bites. With good reason: Every year, insurance companies settle 200,000 vehicle damages caused by the little rodent. Numerous…
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‘Ecological end’: turning the body into compost after death

Buried, cremated or donated your body to science? You may not want to think too much about death yet, but there is now another, ecological way to deal with a deceased body. How about turning a body into compost? It already exists in America. American Katrin Spade is the mastermind behind Recompose, the company that…
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Strictly protected species: towards a control system for accidental captures and deaths

Establish a system for monitoring the accidental captures and killings of species requiring strict protection within the meaning of the European directive of 21 May 1992 concerning the conservation of habitats and of wild fauna and flora. This is the purpose of the draft decree that the Ministry of Ecological Transition is submitting for public…
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“Collective failure” in marine conservation

For five days, the world’s oceans, their condition and their protection were the focus of a conference in Lisbon. In the final declaration, “collective failure” is named and more ambition in the search for solutions is called for. In the beginning there were strong words: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres spoke of an emergency in…
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Seabed: Emmanuel Macron speaks out against their mining

After initiating a seabed mining strategy and abstaining from the moratorium proposed by the IUCN last year, the head of state has done an about face. Bluff or awareness in the face of international mobilization? Was it enough to pass through Lisbon, this Thursday, June 30, for Emmanuel Macron to lower the French sails of…
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Green Software Summit outlines developer best practices

The Green Software Foundation’s Global Summit highlights the sustainability of technology and the important role developers can play in combating climate change. The practice of developing climate-friendly software is largely in the hands of organizations, but there are steps individual developers can take to benefit the environment. The Green Software Foundation, founded in May 2021,…
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Australia and Singapore will launch a clean energy transport megaproject together in 2024

The project is expected to meet 15% of Singapore’s electricity needs. Sun Cable intends to implement the Australia-Asia PowerLink project to transport solar energy from Australia to Singapore.This was reported by the Guardian. The project is expected to meet 15% of Singapore’s electricity needs. Details of the project have been disclosed in a potential environmental…
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2022: Announcement of a renewable energy system based on the recycling process

On 4 May 2022, Honda announced the release of a renewable energy system based on the recirculation process. According to the company, it has been almost fifty years since humans first landed on the moon, an event that thrilled the world. In 2024, humans will try again to repeat the mission. This time, the plan…
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