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South Africa: ‘We’re not prey’ to sharks – proactive Shark Spotters initiative going swimmingly

https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/were-not-prey-to-sharks-proactive-shark-spotters-initiative-going-swimmingly-20181228Visit Underwater Times. Original Title: South Africa: ‘We’re not prey’ to sharks – proactive Shark Spotters initiative going swimmingly Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/were-not-prey-to-sharks-proactive-shark-spotters-initiative-going-swimmingly-20181228

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The Climate Change Myth That Refuses to Die

https://www.realclearscience.com/articles/2018/12/28/global_warming_hiatus_the_climate_change_myth_that_refuses_to_die_110843.htmlCowtan & Lewandowsky, ConversationThe record-breaking, El Nio-driven global temperatures of 2016 have given climate change deniers a new trope. Why, they ask, hasn’t it since got even hotter?In response to a recent US government report […]

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Ice Cores Could Solve Cosmic Ray Mystery

https://www.realclearscience.com/2018/12/28/ice_cores_could_solve_cosmic_ray_mystery_284151.htmlRyan F. Mandlebaum, GizmodoNew evidence confirms that an influx of cosmic rays struck the entire planet around 994 CEand it might solve the mystery of the event’s origin.Ice cores and tree rings around the world […]

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The Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of 2018

https://www.realclearscience.com/2018/12/28/the_top_10_archaeological_discoveries_of_2018_284146.htmlArchaeology MagazineAbout 14,400 years ago in the Black Desert of northeastern Jordan, someone was tinkering with the recipe for the perfect pita. This auspicious moment in culinary history has been captured by researchers who sampled […]

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Trump jokingly congratulated acting EPA chief on not acting like Pruitt: report

https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/423165-trump-jokingly-congratulated-acting-epa-head-on-not-acting-likePresident Trump has reportedly jokingly congratulated acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler on avoiding ethics scandals that plagued his predecessor, Scott Pruitt.The Washington Post reported Friday citing senior administration officials… Original Title: Trump jokingly congratulated acting EPA […]