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Losing a hectare of wetlands could cost upward of $8,000 in flood damages

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A first-of-its-kind article coauthored by scholars at Resources for the Future (RFF) and Columbia University in the journal American Economic Review finds that the loss of a hectare of wetlands (roughly the size of two and a half football fields) costs society an average of $1,900 in flood damages per year.…

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Warzone dev says game is losing players over “insane” download sizes

Mo’ GB, mo’ problems — Modern Warfare/Warzone pack can take up to 250GB on PC. Kyle Orland – Mar 28, 2022 8:56 pm UTC Enlarge / Maps this detailed can take up a lot of hard drive space.For years, players have complained that ballooning game download sizes are clogging up hard drives and Internet bandwidth.…

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Germany Losing

What could be causing Germany’s loss of appetite for meat and milk?

From wurst sausages to veal schnitzels and German quark, Germany has a long-standing food culture rich with meat and dairy.A new report produced by ProVeg International, however, which leverages data from EU-funded project Smart Protein,​ suggests Germany is losing its traditional appetite for meat, and potentially dairy.The survey asked more than 7,500 people in Germany…

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Putin May Be Losing Info War, But Not Battlefield War

(Ramil Sitdikov/Sputnik Pool Photo via AP)We were told from the opening days of the war that the Russian military would break. Yet, over three weeks in, Putin remains president and the Russian war machine has not collapsed.Read Full Article »

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Losing? Putin’s army has higher death toll in Ukraine than U.S. across 20 years in Middle East

UP NEXTNoah Rothman: Trump’s greatest Republican allies drastically misread the signs on Russia05:29Senator calls out GOP ‘double standard’ in criticizing Biden over Ukraine12:14’End this war of choice’: Deputy Secretary of State urges all nations to press Putin07:17Joe: For people who believe in freedom over autocracy, this is our time to be together06:11White House vows consequences…

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Losing Pennsylvania

Is Pennsylvania losing it? Hate groups proliferate as state GOP descends into MAGA paranoia

Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidates have campaigned with an extreme anti-government group whose members attended the “Stop the Steal” rally ahead of the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Pennsylvania has “emerged as a hotbed for hate groups,” local news outlets reported last year, ranking it as one of the top five states with the highest concentration…

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Expert Q&A: Losing the Baby Weight

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson, MD on February 04, 2022 Gaining weight is essential during pregnancy. Once the baby arrives, it’s going to take some time — potentially a year or longer — to get back to your pre-pregnancy weight. Having a baby changes everything – including losing weight. It’s different after giving birth than at other times, especially…

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The loss of amphibian diversity can also mean the loss of poison diversity

A harlequin toad, Atelopus hoogmoedi, from Oriximiná in the Brazilian state of Pará. Harlequin toads are smoother than many toads, and are often mistaken for frogs. While all toads are frogs, however, not all frogs are toads. Credit: Jaime Culebras While frog and salamander declines worldwide have made scientists outspoken about the need to preserve…

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The US is losing some of its biggest freshwater reserves

Less than 3 percent of Earth is covered in freshwater. And while that percentage has remained pretty constant, population growth has not. Only 1 percent of freshwater is accessible to the 7.7 billion people and counting.  As concerns over water scarcity grow, research published in Nature recently documents how freshwater availability has changed over the…

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People losing their marbles as old pastime rises again…

Text byAshley HarrellPhotographs ByChristie Hemm KlokPublished January 24, 2022• 14 min readArcata, CaliforniaOn a drizzly December morning, Damien and Michaela Beauchemin trudge along a redwood trail with their Portuguese water dog, Maui, scanning the duff and listening intently for the sound of a creek. Maui whines and attempts to race ahead, but Michaela holds the…