Earth’s surface temperatures in 2019 were THE SECOND WARMEST since modern record-keeping began in 1880. Globally, 2019 temperatures were SECOND ONLY TO THOSE IN 2016 and continued the planet’s long-term warming trend. THE PAST FIVE YEARS HAVE BEEN THE WARMEST IN THE PAST 140 YEARS. IMAGE BY NASA.
Friday, 20 September 2019
Three billion birds in the US and Canada have vanished since 1970, surveys show
North America's birds are disappearing from the skies at a rate that's shocking even to ornithologists. Story here.
Birds ranging from the iconic meadowlark (l.) to the common house sparrow (below) are being hit. PinP photos.