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Virtual Reality Can Make People Care About Climate Change

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Virtual Reality Can Make People Care About Climate Change

Source: Climate Confidential/Amy Westervelt - July 23, 2014

A woman peers through goggles embedded in a large black helmet. Forest sounds emanate from various corners of the room: a bird chirping here, a breeze whispering there. She moves slowly around the room. On the wall, a flat digital forest is projected so observers can get a rough idea of her surroundings, but in more…

Largest Aquatic Insect Found in China

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Largest Aquatic Insect Found in China

Source: Yahoo! News/Dylan Stableford - July 23, 2014

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What appears to be the world's largest flying aquatic insect was discovered earlier this month in China's Sichuan province, officials there say.
According to more…

Virtual Reality Can Make People Care About Climate Change

Photo: Virtual Human Interaction Lab/Stanford University

Virtual Reality Can Make People Care About Climate Change

Source: Climate Confidential/Amy Westervelt - July 23, 2014

A woman peers through goggles embedded in a large black helmet. Forest sounds emanate from various corners of the room: more…

June Was Warmest Month on Record

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June Was Warmest Month on Record

Source: Mashable/Andrew Freedman - July 23, 2014

June was the Earth's warmest such month on record since instrument data began in 1880, propelled by ocean temperatures that were so far above average more…

Dar es Salaam to Build Megacity Prepared for Climate Change

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Dar es Salaam to Build Megacity Prepared for Climate Change

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Kizito Makoye - July 23, 2014

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tanzania’s largest commercial city - one of the fastest-growing in Africa - has redrawn its master plan to more…

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The Tide is Turning on Ocean Conservation

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The Tide is Turning on Ocean Conservation

Source: National Geographic/Ghislaine Maxwell - June 17, 2014

Fish don’t vote; is that perhaps why the ocean and its problems are a low priority for governments and few politicians see a need to more…