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Distribution of clouds all around Earth has shifted, scientists say

Distribution of clouds all around Earth has shifted, scientists say

Scientists said in a latest study, published in Nature, that for the first time ever they have in detail documented one of the most insightful planetary alterations yet to result because of a warming climate. They said that the clouds’ distribution across the Earth has shifted.

Clouds around earth shifting owing to warming climate

Clouds around earth shifting owing to warming climate

Clouds all around earth have been witnessing a change in their distribution owing to climate change, unveils a new study. Researchers said that clouds have shifted in such a way that will make global warming worse.

Unprecedented number of humpback whales spotted in Pacific Northwest

Unprecedented number of humpback whales spotted in Pacific Northwest

An unprecedented number of sightings of humpback whales in North Pacific have been reported this summer, suggesting that the huge marine creature that was once nearly wiped out by commercial hunting is making a comeback.

Researchers and crews aboard boats from Bellingham to British Columbia have reported large groups of humpback whales of up to 15 or 20 in North Pacific.

Another prime year of sea turtle nesting is apparently well underway

Another prime year of sea turtle nesting is apparently well underway

Turtle hatchlings started squirming their way out of a dune at Dewees Inlet about midnight and moved to the surf. On Thursday night, the emergence from an Isle of Palms of loggerhead nest was another indication that one more prime year of sea turtle nesting is underway.

According to the marine turtle conservation site at S.C. Department of Natural Resources, the state has crossed the record number for nests with minimal a 5,200 laid, as of Friday.

Out of 56 non-flying mammal species in Luzon, 52 are not found anywhere else in world

Out of 56 non-flying mammal species in Luzon, 52 are not found anywhere else in world

Luzon, an island in the Philippines, has the highest concentration of unique mammals in the world, unveils a 15-year project. The research paper published in the journal Frontiers of Biogeography, out of 56 species of non-flying mammal species known to live on the island, 52 are not found anywhere else in the world.

Elephants want friends and family and not bigger homes

Elephants want friends and family and not bigger homes

For elephants, which are earth’s largest land mammals, what matter are friends, family and games and not how big their home is. A biggest-ever study on zoo-elephant welfare has been carried out in which lives of 255 African and 68 Asian elephants living across North American zoos has been closely studied.

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