'Air quality has started to improve in many UK cities, mirroring what has been seen in other countries that have restricted travel and levels of outdoor activity,' said Professor Alastair Lewis, from the National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of York. … [Read more...] about Satellite images show massive reductions in air pollution over Paris, Madrid and Milan following lockdown measures to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus in Europe
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When it comes to dinosaur excavations, one region of the world has captured the attention of palaeontologists over the past decade above all others: Liaoning province in north-east China. The reason is the discovery of a large number of dinosaur remains showing clear impressions of soft tissue and, in particular, feathers - a rare thing given their fragility. … [Read more...] about Did some dinosaurs really have feathers?
More than 100m years ago she was lumbering around a subtropical forest in what is now Wyoming, ceaselessly chewing plant matter while keeping her terrifying spiked tail at the ready to swat any predator that dared to try its luck. Today, Sophie the Stegosaurus has a new home, London’s Natural History Museum, where her stunning presence dominates the Earth Hall. … [Read more...] about Sophie the Stegosaurus debuts at London’s Natural History Museum
Other so-called 'digital sobriety' techniques include not listening to music by streaming a video (as this consumes more energy than simply streaming music), not watching videos in high definition, and, if you intend to watch something repeatedly, downloading content to your computer rather than streaming it each time. … [Read more...] about Revealed: How streaming a season of your favourite Netflix show could ‘produce more pollution than driving from Birmingham to Manchester’