Doug Ford Says He’s ‘So Proud’ Of Green Energy Cancellations That Cost $231M
Green Energy

Doug Ford Says He’s ‘So Proud’ Of Green Energy Cancellations That Cost $231M

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says $231 million to cancel green energy contracts is not a waste of taxpayers’ money.“I am so proud of that,” Ford told reporters outside his Queen’s Park office Thursday. “They went into communities without their approval and just rammed them down their throats,” he said, referring to the previous Liberal…

Leonardo DiCaprio Met Greta Thunberg And Called Her “A Leader Of Our Generation”
Environmental News

Leonardo DiCaprio Met Greta Thunberg And Called Her “A Leader Of Our Generation”

The Guardian says that 16-year-old environmentalist wonder Greta Thunberg has given wannabe environmentalist wonder Leonardo DiCaprio the environmental seal of approval. Possibly. Leonardo met with Greta, because even if you aren’t a real climate crisis person you definitely have to get a picture with her. I’m sure they talked all about green house gases and corporate…

‘Insect apocalypse’ driven by light pollution, scientists reveal
Nature & Science

‘Insect apocalypse’ driven by light pollution, scientists reveal

Insects, which pollinate flowers and break down waste, are crucial.Although researchers have warned before about the negative effects of climate change and habitat loss, they are now blaming a new culprit for the worldwide decline of bugs — light pollution.A group of entomologists reviewed about 200 studies and research papers to examine how light pollution…

Marine Ecology

Scientists develop rapid cell division in marine sponges

Vertebrate, insect, and plant cell lines are important tools for research in many disciplines, including human health, evolutionary and developmental biology, agriculture and toxicology. Cell lines have been established for many organisms, including freshwater and terrestrial invertebrates. Despite many efforts over multiple decades, there are still no cell lines for marine invertebrates including marine sponges,…