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French underwater photographer Laurent Ballesta has been awarded Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021 for his photo of camouflage groupers exiting a cloud of eggs and sperm in Fakarava, French Polynesia. The image, titled Creation,is “a compelling reminder of what we stand to lose if we do not address humanity’s impact on our planet,” said London Natural History Museum Director Doug Gurr. To capture the image, Ballesta designed an unprecedented diving protocol that allowed him to stay 65 feet underwater for 24 hours, waiting to catch the perfect shot of the groupers.
Researchers from the National University of Singapore used data from more than 1,000 twin siblings to evaluate their opinions about environmental policy. They found identical twins were more likely to have similar views on green policy than non-identical twins, suggesting that support for climate action may have a genetic component. Felix Tropf, a professor in […]
The Fossil Fuel Resistance is in Washington, D.C. October 11-15, 2021#PeopleVsFossilFuels pic.twitter.com/BsnJsujRFe — Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) (@CJAOurPower) October 11, 2021 On Monday, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, hundreds of people marched to the White House to demand the President and Congress step up efforts to combat climate change. The rally was organized by the Build Back Fossil […]
By Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer According to new research published in the journal Nature Climate Change, at least 85% of the global population feels the impacts of human-induced climate change. The study evaluated more than 100,000 studies of events that could be linked to climate change, like crop failures, alongside temperature and precipitation changes caused by carbon emissions. The results […]
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