New Whale Population Discovered in Indian Ocean

New Whale Population Discovered in Indian Ocean

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Contributing Writer A study published last week in the journal Endangered Species Research reports the discovery of a new group of blue whales living in the Indian Ocean. Researchers identified this new group of whales from their distinct song: “a slow, bellowing ballad” as the New York Times reported. There are […]

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Climate Change-Driven Locust Swarms Arrive in India

Climate Change-Driven Locust Swarms Arrive in India

We wrote earlier this year that climate change was fueling an outbreak of swarming locusts in East Africa, and now the insects have made it to India’s heartland where they have devastated crops and livelihoods in a region already struggling with coronavirus, a heatwave in the capital, a recent cyclone, and 100 million people out […]

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