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12 astounding aqueducts

12 astounding aqueducts | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
We've rounded up a dozen of the world's most distinctive aqueducts dating from the first century all the way through the last decade.
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Could it be we may learn from and use designs from the past? In the USA there is flooding and drought today - why not reroute the water where it is needed?

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'Slothlove' captures the endearing charm of orphaned baby sloths

'Slothlove' captures the endearing charm of orphaned baby sloths | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Wildlife conservationist and photographer Sam Trull offers an intimate (and downright adorable) look at what it's like to hang out with sloths all day.
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who can resist that face?

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Watch global warming spiral out of control in this new climate visualization

Watch global warming spiral out of control in this new climate visualization | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
An innovative new climate change visualization drives home that we are approaching runaway global warming.
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it is our world - are we listening?

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Great Barrier Reef may perish by 2030s as ocean temperatures skyrocket, study finds

Great Barrier Reef may perish by 2030s as ocean temperatures skyrocket, study finds | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Blame global warming for the widespread coral bleaching at the Great Barrier Reef, scientists say.
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too much smoke everywhere not to be the warning of a big fire....

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Coral bleaching has devastated 93% of the Great Barrier Reef

Coral bleaching has devastated 93% of the Great Barrier Reef | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
We knew coral bleaching was a serious issue in the Great Barrier Reef, but the scope of just how widespread it was has been unclear — until now.
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not good

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This vineyard puts 800 happy ducks to work every day

This vineyard puts 800 happy ducks to work every day | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A wine estate employs hundreds of ducks as daily pest control specialists, to the delight of visitors.
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Good for the world - and always good to keep your ducks in a row  (OK - could not resist that)... I meant keeping your ducks happy is a good thing - I think

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The universe will end much sooner than previously thought, says study

The universe will end much sooner than previously thought, says study | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
New calculation shows that universal expansion appears to be 8 percent greater than expected, which isn't good news.
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Uh oh...   the whole thing is going to go boom? And, sooner than we thought......

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Check out this spider-friendly spider catcher

Check out this spider-friendly spider catcher | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
If spiders give you the heebie-jeebies but you don't want to kill them, this tool is for you.
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a spider catcher - seriously?

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Bottled air started as a joke. Now China can't get enough.

Bottled air started as a joke. Now China can't get enough. | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A crisis-level pollution problem and growing upper and middle classes have given rise to an absurdist market opportunity.
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what was that again - about nobody would buy bottled water?

more stuff:  https://flipboard.com/@alcannistra/our-eco-world-v3hgg4a3y 

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Why do we love ladybugs but hate spiders?

Why do we love ladybugs but hate spiders? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Most people have strong feelings about insects, but where do these attitudes come from?
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good question....

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12 new bee-supporting plants to plant this year

12 new bee-supporting plants to plant this year | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
There are new varieties of plants coming out every year that will appeal to bees. Here are 12 of the newest.
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need to increase the bee population - here is a new look....

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The world's trash crisis, and why many Americans are oblivious

The world's trash crisis, and why many Americans are oblivious | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
As nations around the globe observe Earth Day, one of the most daunting issues facing the world is the mounting waste problem, which impairs public health, pollutes the environment and threatens to drown some poor countries in toxicity. More than half the world’s population does not hav
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all those "convienient" serving packages....  and more

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5 reasons to pay attention to those dismal coral bleaching headlines

5 reasons to pay attention to those dismal coral bleaching headlines | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Bleached corals are akin to dead canaries in a coal mine — a warning of what's to come if we don't address the threat of climate change.
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need to pay attention to a lot of things

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Want to fight crime in the city? Plant a tree

Want to fight crime in the city? Plant a tree | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Urban green space doesn't just look good, new research shows it might also be an effective way to deter crime.
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i like trees...  interesting purpose

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Moths are evolving to deal with city light pollution

Moths are evolving to deal with city light pollution | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
While the moths might be able to ignore city lights, researchers see some downsides to this adaptation.
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this one looks like it is dressed for a grand part...   still a bug!

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Guess what Disney's new solar farm looks like?

Guess what Disney's new solar farm looks like? | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
20-acre solar installation near Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park has begun supplying clean energy this spring.
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it's solar - no matter how you get there :-)

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