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Stegosaurus stenops, a stegosaur from the Late Jurassic of North America, pencil drawing by Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com) and Wikipedia Commons.
Stegosaurus stenops, a stegosaur from the Late Jurassic of North America, pencil drawing by Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com) and Wikipedia Commons.


Kung Fu Stegosaur

Stegosaurs might be portrayed as lumbering plant eaters, but they were lethal fighters when necessary, according to paleontologists who have uncovered new evidence of a casualty of stegosaurian combat. The evidence is a fatal stab wound in the pubis bone of a predatory allosaur. The wound – in the conical shape of a stegosaur tail […]

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Improved Electricity Access Has Little Impact On Climate Change

Improving household electricity access in India over the last 30 years contributed only marginally to the nation’s total carbon emissions growth during that time, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. “Energy access is fundamental to development: it brings improvements to all aspects of life, including education, communication, and health,” […]

Typical region in the Okavango Delta, with free canals and lakes, swamps and islands. Photo by Teo Gómez, Wikipedia Commons.
Typical region in the Okavango Delta, with free canals and lakes, swamps and islands. Photo by Teo Gómez, Wikipedia Commons.


Mining As An Ally In Preserving Botswana’s Okavango Delta? – Analysis

By Ross Harvey Understandably, the mining industry is not perceived as a bastion of environmental preservation. That many of the world’s minerals and hydrocarbons are found in pristine environments is an unfortunate but inescapable reality. Guinea’s tier-one iron-ore deposit, for instance, is under one of Africa’s last remaining rain forests. More recently, Tsodilo Resources has […]