Climate change, maternal care & parasitic infection all connected in SA fur seals

Morris Animal Foundation South American fur seal pups with high levels of hookworm infection spend more time in the water, but that’s not necessarily a good thing, report Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Georgia. The team hypothesized the higher infection rates are due to a climate change chain reaction that forces pups’…

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Why Resources Aren’t ‘Natural’ and Will Never Run Out

By Steve Goreham Republished with permission of The Washington Times. Last week, the World Wildlife Fund proclaimed May 10 to be Europe’s “Overshoot Day,” the day that Europe consumed its portion of Earth’s resources for the year. The WWF, the United Nations, and universities continue to warn that modern society is rapidly depleting our natural…

Fossil Fuel Fake Subsidies Top $5 Trillion in 2017

Guest slam dunk by David Middleton From the ever unreliable Nick Cunningham at Oil Price Dot Com… Global Fossil Fuel Subsidies Hit $5.2 TrillionBy Nick Cunningham – May 12, 2019 The world spent a staggering $4.7 trillion and $5.2 trillion on fossil fuel subsidies in 2015 and 2017, respectively, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund.…

Fear, loathing, intolerance – and worse

The climate-fearing, capitalism-loathing Left cannot abide questions or differing opinions Paul Driessen Throughout history despots had effective ways of reducing dissension in the ranks. Inquisitors burned heretics. Nazi’s burned books – before taking far more extreme measures. Soviets employed famines, gulags, salt mines and executions. ChiComs and other tyrants starved, jailed and murdered millions. Today’s…

Jakobshavn Isbrae: Mighty Greenland glacier slams on brakes

From the BBC By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent 14 May 2019 European satellites have detailed the abrupt change in behaviour of one of Greenland’s most important glaciers. In the 2000s, Jakobshavn Isbrae was the fastest flowing ice stream on the island, travelling at 17km a year. As it sped to the ocean, its front…