Deakin Communicating Science 2016

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“Humanity’s epic planetary facelift”

“Climate change, mass extinction and the uncertain future of life on earth” Click to read:  http://www.salon.com/2014/11/15/humanitys_epic_planetary_facelift_climate_change_mass_extinction_and_the_uncertain_future_of_life_on_earth/ Source: Abrams, L. (2016). Humanity’s epic planetary facelift: Climate change, mass extinction and the uncertain … Continue reading

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Semantics and Science

  “We seldom realise, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did … Continue reading

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Greenland Record Breaking Ice Sheet Melt

“Scientists ‘incredulous’ at abnormally high numbers for April, with melting across nearly 12% of ice sheet, reports Climate Home“. Click link to read more: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/13/greenland-sees-record-smashing-early-ice-sheet-melt-climate-change     Source: the Guardian. (2016). … Continue reading

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“The Big Thaw”

“Peru’s Quelccaya ice cap is the largest in the tropics. If it continues to melt at its current rate—contracting more than 600 feet (182.8 meters) a year in some places—it … Continue reading

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The Human Touch

  In the course of the 2000’s, climate and weather patterns have changed dramatically as a result of human activity on this planet. Despite rising awareness and understanding that the damage we … Continue reading

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Chasing Ice

This is a clip from the documentary Chasing Ice which in my opinion is super epic. It aims to highlight the reality that is climate change, proving its undeniable existence … Continue reading

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Climate change means days are getting longer, scientists find

Duration of day has lengthened by a millisecond over the past 100 years as water from shrinking glaciers slows Earth’s rotation and shifts position of poles https://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/dec/11/climate-change-longer-days-glaciers-north-south-pole#img-1   Source:  Milman, … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Planet Human

This blog aims to discuss primarily the ever-present reality that is climate change as well as humanity’s response to this issue. Climate change refers to a long-term change in patterns … Continue reading

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