Your arms morph into flippers. Your back grows round and hardens. You swim through thick ocean waters, dodging fishing gear and ships that can maim along the way. You are a loggerhead sea turtle—or at least that is what your brain perceives when you wear a virtual reality headset and enter Project SHELL (Simulating Living Habitat Experiences of Living Loggerheads), a research project of the University of Oregon and the University of Florida. Read more
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White people are at it again — this time they’re “colonizing the atmosphere,” according to an Australian professor. Read more
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Environmental groups are suing Dutch airline KLM, alleging that adverts promoting the company's sustainability initiative are misleading. Read more
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The US envoy on climate change John Kerry has warned that the war in Ukraine must not be used as an excuse to prolong global reliance on coal. Read more
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One in five reptiles is threatened with extinction, according to the first comprehensive assessment of more than 10,000 species across the world. Read more