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Tropical fish are invading and destroying kelp forests
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
They might be beautiful, but migrating tropical fish are consuming more than their fair share of kelp and seagrass.
Simultaneous triple lightning strikes light up Chicago
Tuesday, 08 July 2014
Forget double rainbows, this triple lightning strike is nature's newest trump card.
How much water and air sustains the Earth?
Tuesday, 08 July 2014
This amazing graphic reveals the incredibly delicate balance that maintains the Earth as the only known habitable planet in the universe.
Extent of ocean's 500 km whirlpools revealed
Tuesday, 08 July 2014
There are enormous ‘whirlpools’ in our oceans measuring up to 500 km across and they’re having a much bigger influence on the world’s climate than we thought.
Sydney installs machines that offer bus tickets in exchange for recycling
Monday, 30 June 2014
High-tech reverse vending machines that give recyclers rewards in exchange for plastic bottles or cans have been installed in the City of Sydney.
Monarch butterflies avoid getting lost by using a natural magnetic compass
Friday, 27 June 2014
On cloudy days, monarch butterflies use the Earth’s magnetic field to stay on their migratory path.
What is this electric blue pool doing in the middle of the desert?
Friday, 27 June 2014
A complex underground mining operation in Utah is marked by electric blue evaporation ponds.
Melting glaciers may have a (small) upside
Friday, 27 June 2014
Glaciers are releasing iron into the oceans as they melt, which fertilises carbon-trapping phytoplankton, research suggests.
Scientist offers $10,000 to climate change deniers with hard evidence
Thursday, 26 June 2014
But they must use the scientific method to win the prize.
This new ‘hotel’ has a pollinators-only policy
Thursday, 26 June 2014
The Woodman Farm Hotel for bees will help US researchers understand why bee populations continue to decline.

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