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The Mesopotamian Marshes Are Disappearing, Again | WIRED

The World Heritage site in southern Iraq survived Saddam Hussein’s campaign to drain the wetlands. Now they’re drying up, and biodiversity is collapsing. — Read on http://www.wired.com/story/the-mesopotamian-marshes-are-disappearing-again/ “But ever since Iran, in 2009, completed construction of a 56-kilometer-long weir(!) along … Continue reading

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Now ticks flee the heat by taking to the mountains

30 April, 2021 – Higher temperatures are driving more creatures to climb higher for comfort. Now ticks flee the heat to stay cool. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/now-ticks-flee-the-heat-by-taking-to-the-mountains/ Even in Norway, an unpleasant surprise.

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Mass migration set to increase as world warms

migrations were not centred on poor people trying to enter rich nations in Europe or North America. Instead, most movements were from the countryside to urban areas in the same country — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/mass-migration-set-to-increase-as-world-warms/

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