Giant Hornets are Killing People and Eating Bees in China

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If you’re afraid of flying stinging insects, the Asian giant hornet might just be your worst nightmare. The bug can reach two inches long, fly at 25 miles an hour and their stings, which have been described as “like a hot nail through [ones] leg” can be fatal to humans. Even honeybees have reason to fear them—the hornets literally eat them for dinner. And now, thanks to global warming , the number of human and bumblebee fatalities are up in China . Read the rest of Giant Hornets are Killing People and Eating Bees in China Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Animals , asian giant hornet , bee decline , eating bees , fatal , global warming , honeybees , hornet , insects , shaanxi province , venom        

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Experts Confirm that Humans are to Blame for Climate Change in Landmark IPCC Report

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Scientists in the International Panel on Climate Change convened in Stockholm this morning to confirm that humans are “extremely likely” to blame for “unequivocal” global warming since the 1950s. Though today’s summary contained few surprises after the IPCC’s “leak” campaign last month, the UN-sponsored panel warns that without “substantial and sustained reductions” of greenhouse gas emissions , extreme weather such as destructive droughts and intense heat waves will become the norm. Read the rest of Experts Confirm that Humans are to Blame for Climate Change in Landmark IPCC Report Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 IPCC report , ban ki-moon , carbon dioxide emissions , carbon emissions , Climate Change , global warmining , greenhouse gas , humans to blame for climate change , International Panel on Climate Change , IPCC , IPCC report , sea level rise , United Nations        

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