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Aatish Bhatia 🌏 Climate Strike Sep 20 @aatishbIn researching this week's newsletter, I learnt the astonishing fact that the Amazon produces about half of its own rainfall. This excellent @MinuteEarth video explains how this works, and highlights the value of indigenous knowledge. https://t.co/Um7alvmnFU
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I’m Aatish. I’m a science writer and educator, with a Ph.D. in physics. I’ve spent over a decade teaching science at the university level, have written for venues including WIRED, Nautilus, and TED-Ed, and my work has been mentioned in various media outlets from NPR to Scientific American.