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oxoneA new report drawn up by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) indicates that there is a correlation between the ozone layer and climate change and also points towards a success in efforts to stop the ozone gap from spreading. However, there is another side to the coin. Continue Reading »

Disappearing Amazon

amazon rainforestThe Amazon rainforest belongs to Brazil and nobody else. That being said, despite the fact that the rate of deforestation has slowed considerably in recent years, fifteen per cent of the area once covered by the rainforest has now disappeared, according to research undertaken by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics. Continue Reading »

volcanoesMany still remember traffic jams in Europe, caused by the April eruption of Eyyafyatlayokudlya. Scientists around the world genuinely fear the catastrophic consequences of volcanic activity Continue Reading »

earthStephen Hawking said that man should find another planet to live, because we are destroying the earth at an unprecedented speed. Coral reefs suffered the process of bleaching, entire ecosystems are threatened by environmental disasters. It was reported recently that an oil spill in Nigeria has now spread for fifty years, totaling two billion liters in that period, which makes the tragedy of the Gulf of Mexico almost a joke. Continue Reading »

ice from skyMassive Pieces of ice may fall from the sky in sunny weather, not matter how bizarre that may seem. Frozen blocks can be bigger than the largest hailstones – some of them may weigh several dozens of kilograms Continue Reading »

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