Categories
'climber' removing

Removing ‘climber’ plants doubles tree growth, and more conservation strategies

Mixed species tangle of lianas, Mt. Archer National Park. Species include Austrosteenisia blackii’, Parsonsia sp. and Sarcopetalum harveyanum. Credit: Mark Marathon/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0 Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent scientific research published by Conservation International experts. 1. Keeping ‘climbers’ out of forests can help promote tree growth When logging…

Categories
Longer removing

UN

The Paris Agreement calls for capping global warming below two degrees Celsius, and most countries have signed on for a more ambitious limit of 1.5C. However quickly the world slashes greenhouse gas emissions, it will still need to suck CO2 from the air and oceans to avoid climate catastrophe, a landmark UN report said this…

Categories
removing temporarily

Uber temporarily removes the ability to split fares

Uber plans to temporarily remove the ability to split fares sometime next month, as reported by Mashable. The company is “in the process of reworking how riders split fares,” Uber said in a statement shared with Mashable and also given to The Verge. “We know this is a popular feature, so rest assured that we…

Categories
Facebook’s removing

Facebook’s Removing Profile Videos from Next Month

In news that likely won’t have a major impact, though may require manual intervention from some users, Facebook has announced that it’s removing video profile images as of February 7th, with people who currently have a video profile image being reverted back to a still picture instead. As you can see in this notification, posted…

Categories
Nintendo removing

Nintendo is removing videos of fan game that had players shooting Pokemon

Home News Gaming (Image credit: Dragon_GameDev2) Nintendo has cracked down on A Pokemon fan game by pulling videos off social media platforms depicting the first-person shooter set in the same universe. Twitter and Reddit user Dragon_GameDev2 decided to take on a game development challenge this year by creating a new game every month. The first project…

Categories
Brundle removing

Brundle: F1’s credibility issues won’t be solved by removing Masi

Masi was roundly criticised for his handling of the late safety car restart in the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which resulted in Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton losing the race lead and the world championship to Red Bull rival Max Verstappen on the final lap.Masi permitted the lapped cars between Hamilton and Verstappen to pass…

Categories
Battlefield removing

Battlefield 2042 Removing ‘Unintentional’ Reference To Russia’s War With Ukraine

Screenshot: Battlefield 2042A skin in the new Battlefield 2042 will be renamed in the game’s next update after users pointed out that it had a lot in common with a group of Russian soldiers involved in the country’s annexation of parts of Ukraine in 2014.One of the game’s characters, Russian-born Pyotr ‘Boris’ Guskovsky, has a…

Categories
Facebook removing

Facebook is removing its facial recognition features, will delete associated data for over 1 billion users

What just happened? Facial recognition technology is more controversial now than ever. European Parliament recently pushed for a ban on the tech’s use in public spaces, and organizations like the ACLU have long opposed the entire concept. Now, even Facebook is taking a step back from the tech: it will be disabling its facial recognition…

Categories
removing Weeds

Removing the Weeds from the Garden of True Faith

WEBWIRE – Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Religion has always been viewed as the symbol of hope and the light at the end of a dark tunnel for most individuals, this interpretation is considered to be the norm in most cultures, so it may come as a surprise that religion, as portrayed in “Religion is Darkness”…