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Black Friday: Brands opt out for environment reasons

More than 300 fashion brands pledge to not participate in Black Friday because it's not good for the planet.
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A remarkable video of the ever elusive snow leopard

Ever wonder what it would look like to be in the maw of a snow leopard? Wonder no more.
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Buying a New TV on Black Friday? Don’t be Fooled!

Smart 4K HDR televisions with built-in Roku internet streaming are on sale for under $250, making them very tempting. The Black Friday advertisements are already out there, and there are some amazingly tempting products being offered at extraordinary seeming discounts by big-name retailers.In particular, one of the most appealing things for many of us is a lovely new 4K television – either to replace an older lower resolution set, or as an additional unit for somewhere else in your house.  Mos...
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Video: The importance of forests in mitigating climate change

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is working with partners like American Forests on important global issues, including climate change.
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What does a polar bear smell like?

In which we tackle one of life's more pressing queries.
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More than 50% of insects have disappeared since 1970, an ecologist warns — even more evidence of an 'insect apocalypse'

A new report reveals that 50% or more of insects have disappeared since 1970 due to habitat loss and pesticide use.
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Nasa probes oxygen mystery on Mars

The oxygen in Martian air is changing in a way that can't currently be explained by known chemical processes.
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Scientists put out the call for 10,000 canines to join the Dog Aging Project

Scientists are looking for 10,000 good dogs to take part in a 10-year effort aimed at tracking their health and identifying factors that can lengthen their lifespan. The pets that are selected for the Dog Aging Project could come in for some scientific pampering, including genome sequencing and health assessments. But that doesn't mean the project's organizers at the University of Washington, Texas A&M University and other research institutions are totally going to the dogs. The larger p...
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Thomas Kuhn and the paradigm shift – Philosopher of the Month

Thomas S. Kuhn (1922–1996) was an American historian and philosopher of science best-known for his book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962), which influenced social sciences and theories of knowledge. He is widely considered one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century.Kuhn was born in in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Samuel Lewis Kuhn, an industrial engineer, and Minette Stroock Kuhn. He obtained his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and PhD in physics from...
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Western plastics 'poisoning Indonesian food chain'

Chicken eggs were found to contain 70 times the level allowed under European safety standards.
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