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Iran Devastated by Drought as Lakes Turn into Deserts

Climate change, with less rainfall each year, is blamed, as well as human error and government mismanagement

Nazar Sarani’s village in southeast Iran was once an island. 906 more words

End Time Prophecy

Science Fiction Checklist Challenge: Dying Earth

~posted by Carrie M.

There is something both chilling and oddly beautiful about the concept of a dying earth. This literary genre places the reader on the precipice of humanity’s destruction and forces us to come to terms with the fragility of life and the evils of society that are nearly always the cause of our inevitable destruction, yet it can inspire a sense of calm finality, unity, and faith in humanity. 423 more words

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The Dead Sea is Drying Up and Thousands of Sinkholes are Multiplying At Alarming Rates

There are more than 3,000 sinkholes on the banks of the Dead Sea — and they’re multiplying exponentially, according to environmentalists, as the body of water dries up. 560 more words

End Time Prophecy

Knowledge

Are rain drops blood tears
of mother nature
for a dying earth
Perhaps they are from
joyous sprinklers of life
on a baby’s birth
Humans have no clue… 8 more words

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How

How days turn to nights
Fast the way ahead runs,
Everyone in haste to follow it
A glimpse we need and a little wit

How friends turn pale and blue… 256 more words

Tough Traveling — Evil Lairs

Every Thursday, Nathan at Fantasy Review Barn leads a group of fellow bloggers on “Tough Travels”, a trip through the tropes that populate the fantasy and sci-fi world, using Diane Wynne Jones’ hilarious… 499 more words

Brandon Sanderson

Evolution's Child: Earthman -- Charles Lee Lesher -- Book Review

One-sentence summary:

A dying-earth novel that is more concerned with its universe’s inner-workings than actually telling a story,  Evolution’s Child: Earthman is a mixed-bag that starts off with the breakneck speed of a thriller before morphing into little less than a series of conversation pieces between a growing roster of characters. 958 more words

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