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‘A guessing for our species’: the philosopher prophet of the Anthropocene

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

The long read: Timothy Morton craves humanity to give up some of its core faith, from the fantasy that it is possible to control the planet to the notion that we are above other beings. His ideas might chime bizarre, but theyre catching on A few years ago, Bjrk inaugurated corresponding with a philosopher whose […]

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Yukon Quest: 14 sled puppies, 4 mountain ranges, 1,000 miles- and total passion

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th November 2017

The sled dog hasten from Alaska to Canada is gruelling to say the least, but self-described Quest addicts render year after year to test their limits The toughest sled dog hasten in the world didnt disillusion in 2016. Snowstorms, stranded mushers, billing polouse moose all featured on the 33rd annual Yukon Quest international sled dog […]

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The Great Barrier Reef: a disaster laid bare

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th November 2017

Australias natural meditate is in mortal threat. Bleaching can be attributed to climate change issues has killed almost a quarter of its coral this year and many scientists believe it could be too late for the rest. Exploiting exclusive photographs and new data, a Guardian special report investigates how the reef has been devastated and […]

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Paris agreement’s 1.5 C target ‘only way’ to save coral reef, Unesco says

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th October 2017

First world evaluation of climate change issues impact on world heritage-listed reefs says local endeavours “re no longer” sufficient Greater emissions reductions and delivering on the Paris climate arrangement are now the only opportunity to save coral reef the world over from deterioration, with local reactions no longer ample, a report by Unesco has found. […]

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What Does The Future Hold For The Polar Bear?

Published in Odd and Fun on 29th October 2017

The fate of the polar endure is inextricably linked to that of the high seas sparkler on which they hunt. With the world warming, the prospectsfor these splendid swine is offsetting on a knife edge. This is where it gets a little bit gruesome, says Polar Bears Internationalresearcher Andrew Derocher, currently based in Churchill, Canada, […]

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Climate change issues will affect all of us. So why the absence of necessity? | Polly Toynbee

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th October 2017

From Trump to Brexit, “were all” fixated on most immediate news storeys. We need to look at the bigger picture Tomorrow the world chills as Donald Trump becomes US chairman. Hopes that prudent consultants would mitigate the erratic, half-crazed river of inconsistencies pouring from his cheeks have been dashed as he picks fake information purveyors […]

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Climate change at the Great Barrier Reef is intergenerational fraud. That’s why my son’s in this story | Naomi Klein

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th October 2017

By including Toma in my film at the Great Barrier Reef I want to show how environmental disasters are creating a lonely macrocosm for our children The short film Ive reached with the Guardian stars my son, Toma, aged four years and five months. Thats a little scary for me to write, since, up until […]

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The oldest whales on the planet are more ancient than ‘Moby-Dick’ and have the spears to prove it.

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th October 2017

You’re possibly familiar with the literary classic “Moby-Dick.” But in case you’re not, here’s the gist: Moby Dick is the name of a huge albino sperm whale.( Get your mind outta the gutter .) There’s this buster named Captain Ahab who really really hates the whale, and he goes utterly bonkers in his seek to […]

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5 nutrients and boozes that may not be around for the next generation thanks to climate change issues.

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th October 2017

Think long and hard about your favorite thing to chew. Take in all the yummy aromas. The sheer euphorium from every last gnaw, sip, chomp, or slurp. GIF via “Key& Peele.” Now, remember long and hard about having to say goodbye to your favorite meat eternally. GIF via “Adventure Time.” Because some of America’s favorite […]

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These before-and-after photos of rising oceans might clear you necessitate climate activity.

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th September 2017

1. St. Mark’s Square in Venice, Italy In Venice, the sea has always been close. After all, this is the city famed for its delightful canals and singing gondoliers paddling neighbourhoods and tourists about. But after years of rising world-wide temperatures, the ocean is develop, and designers are meeting it harder and harder to keep […]

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