Astronomers have spotted a ring around a Pluto-sized dwarf planet called Quaoar in the outer reaches of the solar system. The observations, by a powerful telescope on La Palma, reveal the ring to be much further away from the planet than is typical, calling into question how such systems form. Prof …
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The unusual ways these 6 cities are combating climate changeCurated byGrist
From coast to coast, U.S. cities are reeling from climate impacts, from rising sea levels and flooding, to droughts and wildfires. But amidst these crises, communities are finding innovative and creative ways to mitigate its effects and advance real change. In this new series, we examined six cities that are taking unusual and exciting steps to combat climate change, and that show the power of citizens and policymakers coming together to innovate real solutions.
Rising population has led to increased human encroachment on natural habitats, but climate change is also pushing some animals closer to population centers, experts say. Attacks on humans by carnivorous animals have increased steadily since 1950, as growing human populations in new areas make such …