Archive for the ‘Earth Matters’ Category

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    10 Animals That Hibernate

    Jun 14, 12 • 86964 Views • NatureComments Off on 10 Animals That Hibernate

    Animals have the amazing ability to survive even the harshest of circumstances. Some animals hibernate (go into a deep sleep) so they can survive throughout the cold season when the weather is freezing and the food is scarce. Hibernation truly is a clever...

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    Cloning Extinct Animals: Is A Real Life Jurassic Park Imminent?

    Jun 11, 12 • 4588 Views • ConservationComments Off on Cloning Extinct Animals: Is A Real Life Jurassic Park Imminent?

    Science has marched – not steadily, but in fits and starts – toward bringing certain species back from extinction. In fact, the term “de-extinction” has now entered our 21st century lexicon. First, let’s establish the limits of...

  • 10 Most Polluted Cities In The World

    Jun 10, 12 • 7881 Views • Earth MattersComments Off on 10 Most Polluted Cities In The World

    Millions of global citizens live in areas where toxins shorten lives. Here are perhaps ten of the most polluted cities in the world. The primary pollutant in each city is noted in parentheses: 10. Sumgayit, Azerbaijan (petrochemicals) This is another city...