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from Our Take on Your Take:

Dive right in

With this well-composed shot, Fiona Brophy captures the emotions of a young girl anticipating a dive.  The diver's parallel position to the waterline adds directional movement to this still image.

View this week's You Witness slideshow here.

from Environment Forum:

Greenhouse gases: saints, villains or future saviours from an Ice Age?

 It's not often that greenhouse gases spewed out by human activities get praise as potential saviours of the planet in a leading scientific journal -- they're normally viewed as villains for causing global warming.

But a study in Nature today shows that heat-trapping gases such as carbon dioxide can help avert an even worse problem in thousands of years' time -- a shift to a freeze worse than an Ice Age that could blanket much of the northern hemisphere with ice (see picture on the left and story here).

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