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On Sept. 15, in more than 30 countries and 75 cities around the world, thousands of people will take to the streets on their bikes to challenge big oil's plan to drill in the Arctic by participating in Greenpeace's IceRide. The ride takes place as the sea ice reaches its lowest point for the year. As Arctic ice shrinks, along with it vanishes animal habit and indigenous peoples way of life.
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Study: Native Americans Barely Impacted Landscape for 14,000 Years. Europeans Came and Changed Everything
There's a theory going around that Native Americans actively managed the land the lived on, using controlled burns to clear forests. It turns out that theory is wrong. New research shows that Native Americans barely altered the landscape at all. It was the Europeans who did that, as ZME Science reported.