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The Teachings of the Philosopher of the Black Forest

The Teachings of the Philosopher of the Black Forest

The Teachings of the Philosopher of the Black Forest The Teachings of the Philosopher of the Black Forest Christian Streich, the coach of unassuming Freiburg, acts as German soccer’s unofficial social conscience. The Bundesliga’s recent stoppage gave him a chance to reflect on his relationship with his sport. Source link

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‘Going in the Wrong Direction’: More Tropical Forest Loss in 2019

‘Going in the Wrong Direction’: More Tropical Forest Loss in 2019

‘Going in the Wrong Direction’: More Tropical Forest Loss in 2019 ‘Going in the Wrong Direction’: More Tropical Forest Loss in 2019 Destruction of tropical forests worldwide increased last year, led again by Brazil, which was responsible for more than a third of the total, and where deforestation of the Amazon through clear-cutting appears to be on the rise under …

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Deep in the Cosmic Forest, a Black Hole Goldilocks Might Like

Deep in the Cosmic Forest, a Black Hole Goldilocks Might Like

Deep in the Cosmic Forest, a Black Hole Goldilocks Might Like Deep in the Cosmic Forest, a Black Hole Goldilocks Might Like Seven hundred and forty million years ago, a star disappeared in a shriek of X-rays. In 2006 a pair of satellites, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Space Agency’s X-ray Multi-Mission (XMM-Newton, for short), detected that shriek …

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Animal Viruses Are Jumping to Humans. Forest Loss Makes It Easier.

Animal Viruses Are Jumping to Humans. Forest Loss Makes It Easier.

The destruction of forests into fragmented patches is increasing the likelihood that viruses and other pathogens will jump from wild animals to humans, according to a study from Stanford University published this month. The research, which focused on contact between humans and primates in western Uganda, holds lessons for a world reeling from the coronavirus outbreak and searching for strategies …

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A Forest Submerged 60,000 Years Ago Could Save Your Life One Day

A Forest Submerged 60,000 Years Ago Could Save Your Life One Day

If the underwater forest is a natural experiment, the gas rig offers an experimental control. Beneath the sea surface, the towering bases of the rig serve much like the eroding underwater stumps or any object tossed into these vacant waters: They are all “fish collectors,” Dr. Helmuth said, providing structure for sea life and people to enjoy. The team wanted …

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