Posts Tagged ‘Hemisphere’

Democracy Threatened When Census Undercounts Populations

The 2020 U.S. Census is still two years away, but experts and civil rights groups are already disputing the results. Professor Emily Merchant’s research on the international history of demography demonstrates that the question of how to equitably count the population is not new, nor is it unique to the United States.

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Distribution and species identification in the crustacean isopod genus Dynamene Leach, 1814 along the North East Atlantic-Black Sea axis

ZooKeys 635: 1-29
DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.635.10240
Authors: Pedro E. Vieira, Henrique Queiroga, Filipe O. Costa, David M. Holdich
Abstract: Sphaeromatid isopods, such as Dynamene, are common and abundant members of the invertebrate f…

Losing Amazon rainforest would make Siberia colder

When a forest disappears, vegetation on the other side of the world can feel significant effects, […]

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Leaf Mines Say Southern Hemisphere Recovered Faster from Asteroid

Insect-damaged fossil leaves indicate recovery five million years sooner than the Northern Hemisphere

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Here’s how to see the spectacular Leonid meteor shower next week

Next week, “shooting stars” will streak across the evening sky as the Leonid meteor shower reaches Earth once more. This once-a-year meteor shower is known to be responsible for many of the most intense displays in history, with meteors dropping at rates as high as 50,000 per hour. However, this year’s event probably won’t rank […]

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