The World’s Second-Largest Rainforest Is Losing the Carbon It’s Held for a Thousand Years

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The Congo Basin is the second-largest rainforest on Earth, and like most tropical forests, it’s getting chewed up by humans. That’s a problem for the climate, and not just because trees are a natural sponge helping to mop up humanity’s ever-rising carbon emissions. New research suggests that as trees are replaced with…

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https://earther.gizmodo.com/the-worlds-second-largest-rainforest-is-losing-the-carb-1836054045

9 Michael Crichton Sci-Fi Movies That Don’t Involve Dinosaurs or Wild West Robots

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Author, screenwriter, producer, and director Michael Crichton would have left an incredible legacy even if the only sci-fi works associated with him were Jurassic Park and Westworld (and their many sequels and related titles). But he had so many more movie and TV credits to his name.

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