Peat bogs are vital carbon sinks. Created when carbon-rich remains of plants are submerged in waterlogged land and turned into peat, they cover about 3% of the world's land, but they store twice as much carbon as all the world's forests combined. For our “Eye on Earth” series, Mark Phillips visited Scotland's Cairngorm mountains where efforts are underway to restore peat bogs in the name of climate emergency.
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A 73-year-old New York grandmother outsmarted scammers who pretended to be her grandson and said he needed $8,000 to be bailed out of jail
"I told him I had the money in the house, and I figured, he's not going to fall for that. Well, he fell for that hook, line, and sinker," the woman said.
In Fairfield Township, Pennsylvania, Christina Eyth rescued an unidentified animal that has wildlife experts stumped.
Rest in peace, rockstar.
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Aaron Rodgers found that after he had no shot against the 49ers, it was impossible to be immune from Twitter jabs.
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Reuters/Arnd WiegmannTheatrical rock superstar Meat Loaf, whose Bat Out of Hell is one of the bestselling albums of all time, has died at the age of 74. Reports say the singer and actor had recently fallen sick with COVID-19.In an emotional statement posted to Facebook early Friday, the performer’s family said he was with his wife when he died and had said his final goodbyes to his two daughters in the past 24 hours. The star sold 100 million albums in his five-decade career and starred in movie
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Jimmy Garoppolo didn't bite his tongue after the 49ers beat the Packers to advance to the NFC title game.
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Aaron Rodgers had plenty of chances to win Saturday night's game.
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With 12 seasons portraying Danny Reagan on the hit show Blue Bloods under his belt, it's safe to say Donnie Wahlberg is comfortable in front of the camera. But some fans may not know about his behind-the-scenes work.
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Packers’ special teams implosion ends with 10 men on field for Robbie Gould’s game-winning field goal
The Packers had just 10 men on the field for Robbie Gould's game-winning field goal for the 49ers, the end of a special teams disaster.
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But does it make sense for either team to pull the trigger?
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Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso sustained a fracture of his right wrist in last night's game versus the Milwaukee Bucks. Caruso will undergo surgery early next week and be re-evaluated in 6-8 weeks. Source: NBA.com What's the buzz on Twitter? Chuck ...
One source says of the couple: "She knows what Donald wants from her, but the rest of her life is dictated by her own interests. Each has come to respect what the other wants and needs"
A neighbour made the grim discovery after peering through his window.
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Dick Butkus wants to throw Aaron Rodgers off Twitter.
Despite the fact that not everyone experiences COVID-19 vaccine side effects, they are very common - but now, a new study suggests that these symptoms may be caused by something called the "nocebo effect" and not your body's immune response to the vaccine. Research published in the JAMA Network Open on Jan.
FBI: Most Wanted: Julian McMahon to Exit After 3 Seasons, His Final Episode Set — Read His Farewell Statement
Another FBI: Most Wanted cast member is handing in his gun and badge. Julian McMahon, who has starred on the CBS procedural for all three seasons, has announced that he is leaving the series to pursue “additional creative pursuits,” our sister site Deadline reports. “Over the past few months, the producers of FBI: Most Wanted and […]
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Caruso came crashing down to the floor hard after Allen swiped at his body sideways in the air.
The January 6 committee obtained a draft of post-insurrection White House remarks that said 'the election fight is over.' Trump gave a speech but left out that sentence.
The House committee probing the Capitol riot has obtained a document from the Trump White House titled "Remarks on National Healing," per Politico.
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UFC commentator Joe Rogan found himself with two arm's full of fighter during the post-fight interview.
Two Canadians died of gunshot wounds after an argument turned violent at a resort near Cancun on Mexico's Caribbean coast, authorities said on Friday. Both guests at the upscale resort on the Riviera Maya of Quintana Roo state had criminal records, said Mexican officials, citing information from the Canadian police. Mexican police are searching for another person thought to have fired the shots who had a "long" criminal record in Canada, said the attorney general's office in Quintana Roo, home to a stretch of white-sand beach resorts and lush jungles.