California-sized area of forest lost in just 14 years

Source: Nation of ChangeAn area of forest roughly the size of California was cleared across the tropics and subtropics between 2004 and 2017 largely for commercial agriculture, finds a new assessment...

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Writing the new world the politics of natural history in the early Spanish Empire

Writing the new world the politics of natural history in the early Spanish EmpireAuthor:    Mauro José CaraccioliPublisher:    Gainesville University of Florida Press 2021    Opening: Of Nature and...

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Around the world, Indigenous seed banks are helping to preserve culture, boost nutrition and protect the environment

Source: Latin American ScienceIn the central highlands of Guatemala, Rosalia Asig Cho ushers a small group of visitors into a one-room building, filled floor to ceiling with shelves of earthenware...

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The Atlantic ocean first 200 meters water layer holds 12 to 21 million tons of micro plastic waste

Source: MercoPressResearchers have made micro plastic measurements in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time. In the first 200 meters of the water layer, they estimate that there are approximately 12...

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