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GIANT PANDAS THREATENED BY CLIMATE CHANGE...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Tue, 01/13/2015 - 19:52

Global warming will wipe out much of the bamboo on which the bears rely for food, according to a new study...

A giant panda lying in bamboo

The research, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, focused on the Qinling Mountains in Shaanxi Province, which is home to around 275 wild pandas. Photograph: guardian.co.uk

HOW I LOST MY DAUGHTER TO RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM...

Submitted by babanaba1 on Sat, 01/10/2015 - 21:04

I learned that my daughter was engaged not from her, but from our family therapist...

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright – review

Submitted by babanaba1 on Fri, 01/09/2015 - 14:11

The book is currently being adapted into a documentary by HBO and is slated for release at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015. HBO had 160 lawyers review the film out of fear of litigation by the Church of Scientology...

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