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Chocolate May Go “Extinct” By 2050, So A Candy Company Is Spending $1 Billion To Prevent It

Chocolate May Go “Extinct” By 2050, So A Candy Company Is Spending $1 Billion To Prevent It

Rising temperatures are threatening the rainforests around the equator where the cacao trees used to make chocolate thrive.
The Great Smog Of London That Killed 12,000 People And Took 64 Years To Solve

The Great Smog Of London That Killed 12,000 People And Took 64 Years To Solve

Scientists are now hoping that their research on the Great Smog of London will lead to other environmental breakthroughs and help solve problems in countries with high air pollution rates.
Re-Smelling London’s Great Stink Of 1858

Re-Smelling London’s Great Stink Of 1858

London's Great Stink of 1858 didn't merely cause nausea citywide, it led to world-changing developments in science and engineering.
It Turns Out That Fish Around The Great Lakes Are On Antidepressants

It Turns Out That Fish Around The Great Lakes Are On Antidepressants

A new study shows alarmingly high levels of prescription drugs in the region's fish.
Giant Craters Open Up Across Siberia’s “End Of The Earth” Peninsula

Giant Craters Open Up Across Siberia’s “End Of The Earth” Peninsula

Craters quickly growing across Russia have mystified scientists over the past few years. But most can agree that they're not a good sign.
21 New “Masterpieces” Of Nature And Culture Join The World Heritage List

21 New “Masterpieces” Of Nature And Culture Join The World Heritage List

See the unparalleled beauty of the 21 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from the ancient caves of Germany to the plateaus of China.
Shoppers Buy “Magical” Roots, But Get Something Very Different Instead

Shoppers Buy “Magical” Roots, But Get Something Very Different Instead

Dozens of arrests have been made regarding the bogus homeopathic remedy.
A Chinese Province Of 5.8 Million People Just Ran On Renewable Energy For A Whole Week

A Chinese Province Of 5.8 Million People Just Ran On Renewable Energy For A Whole Week

China's Qinghai province, which is about the size of Texas, ran on wind, solar, and hydroelectric power for an entire week.
These Rare Right Whales Are Dying In Droves And No One Knows Why

These Rare Right Whales Are Dying In Droves And No One Knows Why

They're the most endangered whale on Earth, with only 500 left alive. And now they're dying at alarming rates.
Koalas Face Extinction In Parts Of Australia, New WWF Research Says

Koalas Face Extinction In Parts Of Australia, New WWF Research Says

The effects of urbanization have made life extremely difficult for koalas, a new World Wildlife Fund video says.
Huge Gangs Of Killer Whales Chasing Down And Harassing Alaskan Fishing Boats For Food

Huge Gangs Of Killer Whales Chasing Down And Harassing Alaskan Fishing Boats For Food

Killer whales used to peacefully co-exist with Alaska's fishing boats. Now gangs of the intelligent creatures won't let humans catch a bite.