As Arctic sea ice shrinks, new research shows how ...
    Polar bears live in a remote and inhospitable environment far from most human settlements. For most biologists, opportunities to observe these animals are fleeting. In fact, scientists’ main resources for understanding basic behaviors of polar bears on sea ice are observations of polar bear behavior...
Here’s what happened when Saudi Arabia announced 140 new jobs for women
2018-02-08    Original Link 
    For the first time, the Saudi General Directorate of Passports posted job listings for women — 140 of them at airports and border crossings. The agency said Thursday it received 107,000 applications from Saudi women in just one week, CNN Money reports.The flood of applications for job listings that drew more than 600,000 views suggests that women in the kingdom are eager to get to work. The job...
7 books for Black History Month
2018-02-08    Original Link 
    As the US and Canada celebrate Black History Month – eight months before the Europeans – Penguin have released a list of essential reading; taking in everything from the untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s black daughter, to a study of the fluidity of racial identity, written almost 90 years ago.Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America by Catherine KerrisonThomas...
California is overdue for another giant earthquake
2018-02-07    Original Link 
    California earthquakes are a geologic inevitability. The state straddles the North American and Pacific tectonic plates and is crisscrossed by the San Andreas and other active fault systems. The magnitude 7.9 earthquake that struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island on Jan. 23, 2018 was just the latest reminder of major seismic activity along the Pacific Rim.Tragic quakes that occurred in 2017 near the......
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