Rolf Schuttenhelm

Science writer specialised in Earth & Life Sciences

Rolf Schuttenhelm is a science writer specialised in Earth & Life Sciences.

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Schuttenhelm writes for Bits of Science – a science media platform with daily science news, on which a collaboration of science writers compare recent scientific findings to older research – and try to place this news in the developing context of sustainability issues like climate change, the biodiversity crisis, population growth, energy and resources.

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UN says World's 7 Billionth Human Born

UN says World's 7 Billionth Human Born Today

There is about a 20 percent chance the world's 7,000,000,000th human inhabitant will be born in India - by far the highest chance for any individual country. If so, let's hope for a girl, although that chance would be less than 50 per cent...
27/10/2011 17:08 BST
What Burped CO2 and Wasn't Ocean or

What Burped CO2 and Wasn't Ocean or Neanderthal?

Three US scientists say they now need a creative mind with a nice new hypothesis to better explain where ago such amounts of CO2 came from thousands of years - because the old one that climatologists have worked with just proved not to have been clever enough.
05/10/2011 23:29 BST