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Extractions
Extractions

The Plan to Build a Gold Mine on a Seismic Fault in Greece

“The problem is that we can never predict when an earthquake can strike.”
Sarah Souli
2.1.18
choked
choked

11 Billion Pieces of Plastic Are Making Coral Reefs Sick

Plastic is suffocating and infecting coral reefs.
Rebecca Flowers
1.29.18
2070
2070

Half-Assed Solar Geoengineering Is Worse Than Climate Change Itself

A cautionary tale for messing with the environment.
Rebecca Flowers
1.23.18
climate change
climate change

Coral Bleaching Is the New Normal

A true representation of the Anthropocene.
Rebecca Flowers
1.8.18
Get the Net
Get the Net

This ‘Ancient Shark’ With 300 Teeth Is More Common Than You’d Think

Frilled shark appreciation post.
Samantha Cole
11.13.17
Outer Limits
Outer Limits

Hong Kong’s Government Is Spending Billions Taking Land from the Sea

The scale of land reclamation in the semi-autonomous territory is revving up to unprecedented heights.
Justin Heifetz​​
11.10.17
Outer Limits
Outer Limits

Undraining the Swamp

Florida is trying to undo decades of damage to the Everglades.
Ankita Rao
11.4.17
Outer Limits
Outer Limits

Inside Antarctica's Illicit Gaming Scene

People are going to great lengths to play mobile augmented-reality game 'Ingress' on Earth’s frozen, southernmost continent.
Caroline Haskins
10.26.17
Outer Limits
Outer Limits

The Video Game Based on Thoreau's 'Walden' Will Bring You Closer to Nature

It expands upon the original written work and, more specifically so, the location in which it was conceived.
Michael Piel
10.25.17
Outer Limits
Outer Limits

Are We the Last Generation to Experience the Outdoors as We Know it?

Welcome to OUTER LIMITS, a Motherboard series that goes inside the outdoors.
Brian Anderson
10.23.17
life forms
life forms

A New Collection of Nature Illustrations Is a Window Into 19th Century Science

Gaze upon the dazzling prints of Ernst Haeckel, Darwin's artistic popularizer
Becky Ferreira
10.20.17
Collapse of Civilizations
Collapse of Civilizations

Cleopatra's Downfall Was Partly Sparked by Climate Change and Volcanoes

And ours could be too.
Becky Ferreira
10.17.17