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Woolly Mammoth Will Slow Global Warming

Mammoth, the ancestral cousin of the elephant that walked the Earth thousands of years ago and now exists only in our imaginations — and in natural history museum dioramas. Scientists want to bring it back. Will mammoths be real? World-renowned geneticist Prof George Church and his team at Harvard University have been working for the past two years on recreating the DNA...

Climate in 100 Years: What to Expect?

Climate changes all the time and 100 years is a short period for the significant changes. However, if you try to analyse climate data for the last 150 years, you will notice several different periods. Therefore, the Little Ice Age took place in 1650 and ended until the end of the XIX century. Exactly since that moment, the global warming...

The Second World’s Global Deluge

Researchers believe that the second Global Deluge can take place already in 2100. Recently, a team of American scientists with the leader R. Steven Nerem, Associate Director of the Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research, determined that the level of World’s Ocean increases faster. Such a phenomenon concerns with the global warming that leads to the glaciers’ melting in Antarctic and...

Tipping Point of Climate Change

The average annual temperature will increase by 2 °C until the beginning of the next century. According to a new University of Washington research, such an event will make the climate of the planet change irreversibly. «Our analysis shows that the goal of 2°C is very much a best-case scenario. It is achievable, but only with major, sustained effort on...

Date of New Global Mass Extinction on Earth

The scientists are convinced that Earth will face the new wave of the extinction event. Already now, many species populations are declining. The experts analyzed and compared how this situation changed during the last century. Thus, in 1950 there were circa 400 thousand lions, nowadays there are no more than 25 thousand these predators. The lions live on the territory...

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