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Con las pruebas descubiertas por los paleontólogos, una artista dibujó El Bosque Petrificado de Chamana tal y como podría haber sido mucho antes de la aparición de los humanos. NPS/GIP Mariah Slovacek

Árboles petrificados en Perú revelan la historia primigenia de Sudamérica

Gracias a los restos de unos árboles fosilizados en Perú tras una erupción volcánica hace 39 millones de años, los científicos y una artista han descubierto cómo era el bosque mucho antes de que existiera el ser humano.
With the evidence uncovered by paleontologists, an artist sketched El Bosque Petrificado Piedra Chamana as it might have looked long before humans. Mariah Slovacek/NPS-GIP

A volcanic eruption 39 million years ago buried a forest in Peru – now the petrified trees are revealing South America’s primeval history

Using remnants of fossilized trees, scientists and an artist figured out what the forest looked like long before humans existed.
An affirming college environment can set trans youth on a path of personal, academic and professional success. Alessandra Tarantino/AP

How to tell if your college is trans-inclusive

These are some of the key features and policies that trans prospective students may want to consider in their college exploration process.
Through the Paris Agreement, the world’s countries agreed to work to keep global warming well under 2 degrees Celsius. Saeed Khan/AFP via Getty Images

Why the US rejoining the Paris climate accord matters at home and abroad — 5 scholars explain

The US is formally back in the Paris climate agreement as of today. As one of the world's largest greenhouse gas emitters, it has a lot of work to do, with food security, health and safety at stake.
Just 20 amino acids for chains in various combinations to create the thousands of varieties of proteins in our body. David Goodsell/ProteinDatabase

What is a protein? A biologist explains

A biologist explains where proteins come from and what role the 20,000 or so proteins in your body play in keeping you alive and kicking.
La policía antidisturbios se enfrenta a los manifestantes en Lima, Perú, el 12 de noviembre de 2020. Ernesto Benavides/AFP via Getty Images

La democracia peruana afronta su mayor desafío desde la dictadura de Fujimori

Después de convertirse en el tercer presidente del país en seis días, Francisco Sagasti debe llevar al país a elecciones y construir una mejor democracia. No es una tarea sencilla. Otros políticos peruanos fracasaron ante empresas similares.
Riot police face off against protesters in Lima, Peru, Nov. 12, 2020. Ernesto Benavides/AFP via Getty Images

Peru’s democracy faces greatest trial since Fujimori dictatorship after two presidents are ousted in one week

After becoming Peru's third president in six days, Francisco Sagasti must both lead the country into elections and build a better democracy. It's a test Peruvian leaders largely failed 20 years ago.
The next administration will need to carefully weigh the economic, social and environmental impacts of both climate change and the policy responses. Jim Watson/Getty Images

Biden’s climate change plans can quickly raise the bar, but can they be transformative?

After four years of the US government undoing climate change policies and partnerships, a Biden administration has a chance to rebuild that leadership. But success will require more than quick wins.
Are cats really to blame for the worldwide loss of biodiversity? Dzurag/iStock via Getty Images Plus

Don’t blame cats for destroying wildlife – shaky logic is leading to moral panic

Framing cats as responsible for declines in biodiversity is based on faulty scientific logic and fails to account for the real culprit – human activity.
Gambar dari udara areal tambang di Kalimantan Timur. Muhamad Muhdar

Lemahnya regulasi minerba berpotensi tingkatkan angka korban tenggelam di lubang bekas tambang

Revisi UU Minerba 2009 masih memberikan kelonggaran bagi perusahaan tambang untuk menutup lubang bekas tambang. Ini berpotensi meningkatkan angka korban kecelakaan.

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