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Enigmatic fairy circles detected in hundreds of arid areas of the planet

Spanish researchers have created a world atlas of the phenomenon, which has been found in 265 sites in 15 countries

‘Remarkable Discovery’ of Life Beneath Hydrodermal Vents Is Another Argument for Protecting the Deep Ocean

Scientists have discovered a new ecosystem beneath hydrothermal vents inside cavities of a well-explored undersea volcano. The volcano is located on the East Pacific Rise off the coast of Central America.

Human Trash Discovered on Mars

NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover announced on its Twitter account Wednesday that it had encountered a piece of human-generated litter on the Red Planet.

Judge orders stop to California’s pesticide spraying program

A California judge has ordered a halt to a state-run program of spraying pesticides on public lands and some private property, saying officials failed to assess the potential health effects as required.

‘Surprise’ Move from De Vries Leads to  ‘Emotional’ Win in Berlin

For reigning champion and Mercedes-EQ driver Nyck de Vries, a dominating performance in the second of two races in the German capital closed off a difficult period in his ABB FIA Formula E World Championship career.

Heat wave in India threatens residents and crucial wheat harvest

Some states in India’s breadbasket northern and central regions are forecast to hit highs of 120 degrees F this week.

Microplastics found in human blood for first time

The discovery shows the particles can travel around the body and may lodge in organs

Japan’s Bid to Dump Tons of Radioactive Water From Fukushima Into Sea Hits Snag

Japan’s controversial plan to dump a large amount of radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean could be forced into a delay due to a series of recent roadblocks.

Rihanna pledges $15 million to climate justice movement through her Clara Lionel foundation

Rihanna, who is from Barbados, said the large donation will go to 18 climate justice organisations carrying out work in seven Caribbean nations and the United States.

Greenland’s ice sheet is melting so fast, it’s raising sea levels and creating global flood risk

Greenland’s ice sheet, the biggest ice sheet in the world behind Antarctica, has melted so much in the past decade that global sea levels rose by 1 centimeter, and trends predict sea levels can rise nearly a foot higher by the end of the century.

Millions of Feral Pigs Pose Bigger Threat to Environment than Previously Thought

Feral pigs are releasing about 4.9 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide across the globe annually – the same as 1.1 million cars