Corridor being formed between habitats to protect almost extinct deer

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/19/the-case-of-the-disappearing-deer-and-how-a-new-corridor-could-save-it-huemul-aoe The case of the disappearing deer – and how a new corridor could save it Only 1,500 huemul remain in the world, but a parks corridor is being created to save the deer that features on Chile’s coat of arms The age of extinction is supported by About this content Matt Maynard, Thu 19 May … Continue reading Corridor being formed between habitats to protect almost extinct deer

Wave of “doomerism” producing suicides of the hopeless

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/19/climate-suicides-despair-global-heating Suicides indicate wave of ‘doomerism’ over escalating climate crisis While alarm over wildfires, droughts, flooding and societal unrest is on the rise, not many of us talk about climate angst This article contains a description of a suicide Wildfire approaches a woman’s house on the island of Evia, Greece, in August 2021. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images … Continue reading Wave of “doomerism” producing suicides of the hopeless

Radical selected as Republican candidate for PA governor — read

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/may/19/republicans-just-nominated-one-of-the-most-radical-governor-candidates-in-history Republicans just nominated one of the most radical governor candidates in history Judd Legum Doug Mastriano may be one of the most radical candidates ever to receive a Republican nod and he has been clear that he will use that power ‘Yesterday, with Trump’s endorsement, Pennsylvania Republicans put him one step closer to the governor’s … Continue reading Radical selected as Republican candidate for PA governor — read

Attenborough on dinosaurs — do you need to know anything more?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/prehistoric-planet-apple-tv-david-attenborough-dinosaurs-jurassic-park-jon-favreau-michael-gunton-hans-zimmer-11652994242 ‘Prehistoric Planet’ Review: Delightful Dinosaurs David Attenborough hosts the five-night documentary, complete with high-tech visualisations, about the giant creatures A scene from ‘Prehistoric Planet’PHOTO: APPLE TV+ By John Anderson, May 19, 2022 5:05 pm ET ‘Welcome to Jurassic Park!” proclaimed Richard Attenborough very early in the 1993 Steven Spielberg classic, and the actor’s brother David, hosting the five-night extravaganza “Prehistoric … Continue reading Attenborough on dinosaurs — do you need to know anything more?

Teen babysitters charging $30/hour

https://www.wsj.com/articles/babysitters-teenagers-inflation-11652970427? Teen Babysitters Are Charging $30 an Hour Now, Because They Can Sitter shortage has parents treating teenagers like VIPs; ‘order anything you want for dinner’ By Rachel Wolfe, May 19, 2022 10:32 am ET Before the pandemic, Dani Gantcher earned about $15 an hour babysitting in her hometown of Scarsdale, N.Y. Parents sometimes asked her to wash … Continue reading Teen babysitters charging $30/hour

Senatorial races to watch

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/interactive/2022/senate-control-midterms-2022/ Senate Balance of the chamber could come down to fourstates where Democrats are up for reelection By Marianna Sotomayor and Dan Balz Updated May 18 at 6:02 p.m.Originally published May 16, 2022 The days of an evenly split Senate may be no more after the midterm elections, with Democrats and Republicans each striving to pick up just one more … Continue reading Senatorial races to watch

Apple Card having kinks in its transaction listings

https://appleinsider.com/articles/22/05/18/apple-card-users-reporting-missing-transactions-in-wallet-app Apple Card users reporting missing transactions in Wallet app Amber Neely | May 18, 2022 A new bug has resulted in many Apple Card users unable to see transactions that have taken place over the past few days. The error in question happens in the Wallet App, where transactions from the past few days may be missing.  Interestingly … Continue reading Apple Card having kinks in its transaction listings

Pollution responsible for 1 in 6 deaths

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/17/pollution-responsible-one-in-six-deaths-across-planet? Pollution responsible for one in six deaths across planet, scientists warn Toxic air, water and soil are ‘existential threat to human and planetary health’, says global review People fill water containers and wash their clothes from municipal water pipes alongside a polluted water channel in Kolkata, India. Photograph: Rupak de Chowdhuri/Reuters Damian Carrington Environment editor @dpcarrington, … Continue reading Pollution responsible for 1 in 6 deaths

Amazon Kindle software fix arriving

goodereader.com/blog/kindle/amazon-releases-new-kindle-update-which-solves-many-bugs Amazon releases new Kindle update which solves many bugs May 18, 2022 By Michael Kozlowski 6 Comments Amazon released the 14.3 firmware update a couple of weeks ago and pulled it within a day, before too many Kindles downloaded and installed it. This is primarily due to a large number of bugs. The update had an adverse effect on battery … Continue reading Amazon Kindle software fix arriving

U.S. Women’s and men’s soccer teams will receive equal pay for World Cup

https://www.wsj.com/articles/us-soccer-women-men-equal-pay-11652840505 U.S. Women’s and Men’s Soccer Teams Will Receive Equal Pay Under New Labor Deals The landmark agreements with U.S. Soccer will pay players on both national teams the same game bonuses and World Cup prize money By Rachel Bachman, Updated May 18, 2022 2:23 pm ET The United States Soccer Federation has reached landmark collective-bargaining … Continue reading U.S. Women’s and men’s soccer teams will receive equal pay for World Cup

Dams removed from Europe’s rivers restoring fish migration routes, boosting biodiversity and climate resilience

This is not happening in the U.S. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/16/record-number-of-dams-removed-from-europe-rivers-in-2021-aoe Record number of dams removed from Europe’s rivers in 2021 More than 200 barriers were taken down last year, helping to restore fish migration routes and boost biodiversity and climate resilience Dam busters: a structure is removed on the Hučava River in Slovakia, June 2021. Photograph: Rob Kleinjans … Continue reading Dams removed from Europe’s rivers restoring fish migration routes, boosting biodiversity and climate resilience

If it gets hot enough, people can’t sweat enough to survive — and it’s that hot now in some places

https://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/wet-bulb-temperature-weather-average-climate-human-heat-wave-rcna27478 Deadly ‘wet-bulb temperatures’ are being stoked by climate change and heat waves Wet-bulb temperature measures the combination of heat and humidity, which can hamper the human body’s ability to cool itself if at too high a level. A farmer drinks water as he harvests wheat on the outskirts of Jammu, the winter capital of … Continue reading If it gets hot enough, people can’t sweat enough to survive — and it’s that hot now in some places