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Lang: ‘Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain’

Creston News Advertiser 13 Apr 2021
I saw the movie and read the book ... Many were predicting a new “Ice Age.” Books were written and movies were made – “proving” or speculating abut impending doom ... Millions of square miles of land were going to be covered with a thick layer of ice. The oceans were going to be lowered by hundreds of feet as the water was locked up in ice ... ••• ... .

Shift in diet allowed gray wolves to survive ice-age extinction

Phys Dot Org 12 Apr 2021
Gray wolves are among the largest predators to have survived the extinction at the end of the last ice age around11,700 years ago ... "This is really a story of ice age survival and adaptation, and the building up of a species towards the modern form in terms of ecological adaptation," notes Dr.

Shift in diet allowed gray wolves to survive ice-age mass extinction

Science Daily 12 Apr 2021
... to have survived the extinction at the end of the last ice age.

Land Conservancy's 'wildway' plan seeks to connect protected areas

The Buffalo News 10 Apr 2021
It's just the kind of natural place to gain attention from the Western New York Land Conservancy, which has prevented forests, wetlands and farmland from being sold or subdivided since its founding in 1991 ... Almost all of New York State 15,000 years ago, during the Ice Age, was covered in giant glaciers up to 2 miles thick.

Abrupt ice age climate changes behaved like cascading dominoes

Phys Dot Org 09 Apr 2021
Throughout the last ice age, the climate changed ... The results led the international team of scientists to compare the ice-core data with new results from climate model simulations of the last ice age developed by co-author Guido Vettoretti, postdoc at the Niels Bohr Institute.

Iron Age ‘ghost ponds’ to be restored as part of UK rewilding projects

The Independent 07 Apr 2021
Restoring an Ice Age “ghost” ponds is one of ten new schemes being launched to boost wildlife after an £8million fundraising campaign ... One of the ten projects involves saving Ice Age ghost “pingo” ponds and expanding heathland across 140 acres of arable fields and woodland by Thompson Common, in Norfolk.

'Miracle' star Mark Pavelich died by suicide, medical examiner concludes

Finger Lakes Times 06 Apr 2021
Mark Pavelich, an Olympic hockey legend of "Miracle on Ice" fame, died by suicide last month at age 63, according to details in a new cause-of-death examination provided by the Anoka County Medical Examiner's Office.

Minneapolis police chief says Chauvin ‘absolutely’ violated department policy

MinnPost 06 Apr 2021
In The New York Times, Nicholas ...Mark Pavelich, an Olympic hockey legend of ‘Miracle on Ice’ fame, died by suicide last month at age 63, according to details in a new cause-of-death examination provided by the Anoka County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Amses: The Easter Weasel

Times Argus 03 Apr 2021
Stoats consequently thrived during the Ice Age as well, their small, slender bodies perfect for hunting through burrows or under deep snow. One of the world’s “worst invaders,” they were brought to New Zealand in the 19th century to control rabbits but overstayed their welcome, devastating bird populations, as well as Aussie ornithologists.

Climate Changes. It Always Has, It Always Will

Principia Scientific 01 Apr 2021
Image. Yale University ... For instance, we partly know about the period known as the Little Ice Age because of the descriptions of the frigid weather of New England as described by the Puritans when they arrived in Massachusetts Bay in June of 1629. Suffice it to say, they weren’t used to seeing ice flows in the ocean in the middle of summer ... ....

The real reason humans are the dominant species

BBC News 28 Mar 2021
The last Ice Age ended around 12,000 years ago ... Cultivating crops had been pretty much impossible during the Ice Age, he believes, but the new warmer climate, coupled with a big rise in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels, was very hospitable to plant life ... And with them, all sorts of new activities became possible.
photo: AP / John Bazemore
Republican candidate for Georgia's 14th congressional seat Marjorie Taylor Greene is shown during a campaign rally for Sen. Kelly Loeffler Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Roswell

Marjorie Taylor Greene calls AOC a ‘little girl’ during climate denial rant at town hall

The Independent 28 Mar 2021
Marjorie Taylor Greene has attacked congressional colleague Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during a bizarre rant about the climate crisis and the Green New Deal. “How much taxes and how much money did the people back in the Ice Age spend to warm up the earth?” the GOP freshman congresswoman asked at a town hall this week.

The Gran Dolina Boy was really a GIRL: 800,000-year-old skeleton of an ancient human ancestor ...

The Daily Mail 25 Mar 2021
An 800,000-year-old skeleton of an ancestor species to modern humans belonged to a female and not a male as previously assumed, new research has shown ... 'This study conducted by our Group now opens up a new and highly reliable way to estimate sex through a non-destructive method.' ... Fossilised Ice Age hyena feces sheds new light on ancient...

Changes in ocean chemistry show how sea level affects global carbon cycle

Phys Dot Org 25 Mar 2021
The global carbon cycle and atmospheric carbon dioxide are tightly coupled to climate change, both in the long-term and during the recurring ups and downs of recent ice age cycles ... "These findings throw open a new window to let us see how the global carbon cycle adjusted to sea level and climate change through geologic time," he added.