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World’s Longest Undersea Cable to Send Clean Energy From Morocco to the UK – Powering 7 Million Homes

A tiny English village is to become the center of a ”revolution” in the global energy industry and be connected to Morocco—with the world’s longest undersea cable. The scheme will see Alverdiscott in Devon, population 286, at the end of a line attaching it to North Africa. The Xlinks Morocco-UK Power Project says it will […]

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One of Britain’s Last D-Day Veterans Returns From France Completing His ‘Final Mission’ – and 68 Years of Charity

One of Britain’s last surviving D-Day heroes returned home from France after completing his ‘final mission’—and got straight back out collecting for the 68th consecutive year. 96-year-old Harry Billinge has completed what he described as his ‘last duty’ to pay tribute to his fallen friends who died on the Gold Beach during the landings in […]

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A New Species of Human Ancestor was Just Named Homo Bodoensis – A Direct Line from Africa to Modern Man

An international team of researchers has announced the naming of a new species of human ancestor, Homo bodoensis. This species lived in Africa during the Middle Pleistocene, around half a million years ago, and was the direct ancestor of modern humans. The Middle Pleistocene (now renamed Chibanian and dated to 774,000-129,000 years ago) is important […]

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Refugees in Cameroon Have Turned a Treeless Desert Camp Into a Thriving Forest

In 2014, Minawao began hosting at least 60,000 refugees in Cameroon who fled violence linked to the Boko Haram insurgency in neighboring Nigeria. An arid region already dusty brown, the refugees’ arrival accelerated the desertification process as they cut down all the surrounding trees for firewood and cooking. But, in a few years, the Lutheran […]

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‘Mind-blowing’: 3 Genetic Groups of Grizzly Bears Align With 3 Indigenous Language Tribes in Same Zip Codes

Indigenous humans living along the west coast in British Columbia have been culturally connected to grizzly bears for millennia, sharing the same dense forests of Canada. Now research reveals the grizzlies here belong to three distinct genetic groups—and they align strikingly well with the three local Indigenous language families. From a collaboration of First Nations […]

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The Inspiring Story, Mission And Artwork of the Parkinson’s Painter Who Finally Followed His Dream

13 years ago, after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a 65-year-old military veteran and social worker, decided he would turn his dark diagnosis into a positive opportunity to fulfill a lifelong dream. Now, Norman Greenstein is known as ‘The Parkinson’s Painter’. In high school he was a prolific doodler, but the dean of an art […]