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A dad found a genius way to recycle the crayons left on restaurant tables

Sometimes, big movements can be activated by the tiniest spark. In this case, it was a handful of restaurant crayons.<p>Bryan Ware was at dinner with …

Remarkable story of toddler who survived TransAsia plane crash

Lin Ming-wei heard a strange noise coming from the left side of TransAsia Airways flight GE235 while boarding on Wednesday morning.<p>The 72-year-old father with a young family takes the same flight onboard the turboprop frequently and he told CNN that he knew something wasn’t right.<p>Lin asked the crew …

'Miracle baby' survives 11-story fall from apartment balcony

A 15-month-old boy described by doctors as a "miracle baby" was in critical condition at a Minneapolis hospital on Wednesday after surviving an 11-story fall from the balcony of an apartment building.<p>Musa Dayib slipped through slits in the balcony railing and landed on a patch of mulch on Sunday, …

Effective marine protection: what does the science say?

Changing Planet<p>Fish are abundant in no-take Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. Photo credit: Luiz Rocha/NOAA<p>The pressing need for the creation of marine protected areas (MPAs) (sometimes called as marine reserves) is discussed often on the <i>Ocean Views</i> blog. MPAs and reserves can help …

Oceans

Climate Change To Shrink Animal And Plant Habitats Dramatically, Study Forecasts

* More than half of all plants, a third of animals at risk-study<p>* Rapid peak in greenhouse gas emissions could reduce impacts<p>By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle<p>OSLO, May 12 (Reuters) - The habitats of many common plants and animals will shrink dramatically this century unless governments act …

Farming Now Worse For Climate Than Deforestation, Land Use Change

<b>Published on</b> February 20th, 2015 | <i>by Sandy Dechert</i><p>11<p>February 20th, 2015 by <b>Sandy Dechert</b><p>Thanks to protracted temblors in the US (and some other …

Top Soil Could Be Gone In 60 Years If Degradation Continues, UN Official Warns

ROME, Dec 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Generating three centimeters of top soil takes 1,000 years, and if current rates of degradation continue all of the world's top soil could be gone within 60 years, a senior UN official said on Friday.<p>About a third of the world's soil has already been …

4 maps that explain Europe's population shift

Europe's population is shifting to the Northwest.<p>The GDP in its more easterly nations seems to be booming, while the countryside and many smaller cities continue to empty at the expense of the great conurbations.<p>And while Europe's southern nations continue to suffer under austerity, cities around …

Huge Numbers of Europeans Will Die From Air Pollution in the Next 20 Years

Hundreds of thousands of people in the E.U. — perhaps millions, if present trends continue — will suffer premature death in the next two decades …

Pollution

Global Pesticide Map Shows Large Areas of High Water Pollution Risk

Streams across roughly 40 percent of the planet’s land area are at risk of pollution from pesticides, according to<p><b>Enlarge</b><p>an analysis published in the …

Pollution

Watch the environmental documentary that’s forcing China to confront its air pollution crisis

<b>(Screenshot, Under the Dome)</b><p>More than 175 million people have already watched the film since it was released online this weekend<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>March 2, 2015 8:27pm (UTC)<p>While you were bingeing this weekend on "House of Cards," an online release of a very different nature was taking China by storm.<p>An …