Africa’s elephant poaching rates in decline, but iconic animal still under threat — ScienceDaily

Elephant poaching rates in Africa have started to decline after reaching a peak in 2011, an international team of scientists has concluded. But the continent’s elephant population remains threatened.

Source: Africa’s elephant poaching rates in decline, but iconic animal still under threat — ScienceDaily

Did ancient supernovae prompt human ancestors to walk upright? — ScienceDaily

Supernovae bombarded Earth with cosmic energy starting as many as 8 million years ago, with a peak some 2.6 million years ago, initiating an avalanche of electrons in the lower atmosphere and setting off a chain of events that feasibly ended with bipedal hominins.

Source: Did ancient supernovae prompt human ancestors to walk upright? — ScienceDaily

‘Blatant Attempt to Politicize the Science’: Trump Reportedly Moving to End Long-Term Studies of Climate Crisis | Common Dreams News

“The Trump gang is attacking the scientific process itself in an attempt to prop up fossil fuel industries, delay inevitable action, and run the carbon bubble as long as it will last.”

Source: ‘Blatant Attempt to Politicize the Science’: Trump Reportedly Moving to End Long-Term Studies of Climate Crisis | Common Dreams News