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‘Category 6’ Uses Technology And Adrenaline To Research Extreme Weather Trends – Forbes

‘Category 6’ Uses Technology And Adrenaline To Research Extreme Weather Trends  Forbes

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Severe Weather May Impact COVID-19 Coronavirus Response Efforts – Forbes

Severe Weather May Impact COVID-19 Coronavirus Response Efforts  Forbes

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Where Extreme Weather Caused The Most Fatalities Over The Past Two Decades [Infographic] – Forbes

Where Extreme Weather Caused The Most Fatalities Over The Past Two Decades [Infographic]  Forbes

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Can Gene Editing Stop The Bird Flu? Here Is The Latest With Chickens – Forbes

Can Gene Editing Stop The Bird Flu? Here Is The Latest With Chickens  Forbes

This study shows how CRISPR gene editing can make chicken cells resistant to the avian influenza virus.

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Scientists Resume Efforts To Create Deadly Flu Virus, With US Government’s Blessing – Forbes

Scientists Resume Efforts To Create Deadly Flu Virus, With US Government’s Blessing  Forbes

For more than a decade now, two scientists–one in the U.S. and one in the Netherlands–have been trying to create a deadly human pathogen from avian …

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Mystery Of Largest Eruption To Rock Antarctica In 12000 Years Finally Solved – Forbes


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Mystery Of Largest Eruption To Rock Antarctica In 12000 Years Finally Solved
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You'd be hard-pressed to find a better name for a mysterious isle than Deception Island. Located in Antarctica's South Shetland island group, it was given this memorable moniker by an American sealer named Nathaniel Palmer, who was surprised that this …

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How An Adventure In Antarctica Changed Actor Orlando Bloom Forever – Forbes


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How An Adventure In Antarctica Changed Actor Orlando Bloom Forever
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Bloom's cousin Sebastian Copeland is an environmental campaigner and photographer and was creating a photo book about Antarctica and Global Warning. They both decided to join a research mission for several months on board an old Norwegian …

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The Impacts Of Illegal Fishing And How Blockchain Can Improve The Industry – Forbes

Throughout history, the earth’s oceans have often been viewed as limitless resources.

Again and again, that view has been proven wrong. Whether you look at the relentless whaling of the 19th century or the boom years of Cannery Row, each time the oceans’ resources are taken for granted, environments suffer.

In both cases, the industries cannibalized themselves, fishing at an unsustainable pace and paving the way for their own destruction as the natural resources they relied on became increasingly scarce.

Lessons like these should have taught society about the dangers of the illegal fishing industry that’s currently flourishing around the world. But too often, the quest for profits is more important.

“The illicit fishing industry is worth tens of billions of dollars a year,” says David Luna, a former U.S. Diplomat and national security official. “Environmental crime is one of the top five illicit crime areas because it’s so profitable for criminals.”

A 2016 study found that total global fish catches were falling three times faster than the UN had predicted—and named overfishing as the culprit. Now, any hope of getting the world’s overfishing problem under control involves cracking down on illegal activities. If left unchecked, it will have wide-reaching effects. Read more