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Ticia Verveer
Archaeologist, journalist. Maternal Health Ambassador
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Ticia Verveer 3h
Replying to @ArtimusZackaria
Lovely to hear that! Thanks so much😊 Have a great weekend.
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Replying to @MarkPiper2020 @NatGeo
Too kind😊 thank you so much! Have a lovely weekend Mark.
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Chapps 4h
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When I first encountered the Sahara in person - in Egypt - I was really surprised at how *fine* the sand was. Like talcum powder. It's no wonder that it easily stirs up and blows across the Atlantic. Sand storms in Cairo ... really Biblical, let me tell you.
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Ticia Verveer 5h
Baby snake 'frozen in time' gives insight into lost world
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Weaver95 7h
The history geek in me is utterly fascinated by pics of what's at the bottom of the Baltic sea.
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John Beach 7h
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From near Austin, Texas: 100+F afternoons. Sky has dusty tint (ugly, but visually not plague-class). In entirety, is a huge mass of dust—indeed “staggering”, as they put it. From the article, I infer that if Sahara greens, authors predict we Texans will have more mega-storms.
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Ticia Verveer 7h
Replying to @emilia_suze
Thank you so much Suze, means a lot! Have a lovely weekend
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Suze Michelini 8h
Great piece in the Israel Times about scorched earth policy and the environment! Keep it up!!
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Judeoespañol 🇮🇱 9h
It is terrible. I live there. Everything is burnt. We all suffer from difficulty breathing. Hundreds of animals died in a fire, turtles, snails, the wood burned after work of 70 years
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Ticia Verveer 8h
The bad news: Dust from the Sahara Desert in Africa—totaling a staggering 2 to 9 trillion pounds worldwide—has been almost a biblical plague on Texas and much of the Southern United States in recent weeks.
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It was the largest and fiercest warship in the world, named the Mars for the Roman god of war. But went up in a ball of flames in a brutal naval battle in 1564,consigning 800 to 900 Swedish and German sailors and a fortune in gold and silver coins to the bottom of the Baltic Sea.
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Ticia Verveer 20h
A team of underwater archaeologists recently found human remains, cannons, and a hand grenade while investigating the wreckage of the Swedish warship Mars. off the coast of Öland Island, in the Baltic Sea
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Ticia Verveer Jul 20
Fossil of 'first giant' dinosaur discovered in Argentina
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Ticia Verveer Jun 19
Part of a segment of floor mosaic depicting a corner medallion of Summer wreathed with ears of corn. From Carthage, modern-day Tunisia. Second half of the 4th century CE
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Ticia Verveer Jul 20
The Cairns is an Iron Age broch,a massive circular structure with thick defensive walls that would have risen several metres high with multiple floors.Brochs are found in the North of Scotland, particularly Caithness, Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles
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Ticia Verveer Jul 20
About 20 strands of hair, thought to be 2,000 years old, have been discovered in a chamber that was located some six feet under a tower now known as The Cairns Broch
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Ticia Verveer Jul 20
The family of Gen Franco has said it will not co-operate with the Spanish government’s efforts to remove the dictator’s remains from the mausoleum where they have been interred for the past 43 years.
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Ticia Verveer Jul 18
More than 20 ancient human skulls, some of which are believed to be around 700 years old, have been stolen from a church crypt in Hythe. Inspector Maxine Harris": "we ask people to get in touch if they have seen these skulls offered for sale.’
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Ticia Verveer Jul 19
Newly discovered armored dinosaur from Utah reveals intriguing family history
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