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Game of Thrones, the hit HBO fantasy drama series, is in its fifth season. Last year, HBO announced that the series officially eclipsed The Sopranos as the most watched show in HBO history. It also holds the dubious title of the world's most popular illegal download. But Vox has come up with an interesting theory that the show is really an allegory for humanity's failure to stop climate change. There's even a character who represents the climate deniers.
They even back it up with research from a political scientist at University of Massachusetts, Charli Carpenter. I have to admit I've never seen the show, but it seems like a very plausible theory to me based on the video.
Check it out here:
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Madagascar has embarked on its most ambitious tree-planting drive yet, aiming to plant 60 million trees in the coming months. The island nation celebrates 60 years of independence this year, and the start of the planting campaign on Jan. 19 marked one year since the inauguration of President Andry Rajoelina, who has promised to restore Madagascar's lost forests.