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04-12-2024
Meteorites are disappearing in Antarctica due to melting ice
Scientists warn that climate change is causing thousands of meteorites to disappear in Antarctica, where the majority of these cosmic treasures are found. By 2050, we may lose up to a quarter of the estimated 300,000 to 800,000 meteorites in Antarctica. This alarming trend outpaces collection efforts fivefold, highlighting a desperate need for intensified recovery operations. Meteorites and their importance Meteorites aren't just rocks that fell from space. They are remnants of celestial bodies like asteroids, comets, or even pieces broken off from other planets like Mars...
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04-12-2024
Blue light in cities increases risk of bird collisions with buildings
In a recent study from The University of New Mexico,...
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04-12-2024
Africa’s flamingos at risk due to rising lake levels
The spectacular sights of large flocks of flamingos around East...
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04-12-2024
Seafood is an underestimated source of PFAS exposure in humans
A new study led by Dartmouth College has revealed that...
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04-12-2024
Microplastics pollution in Antarctica is much worse than previously believed
In recent years, the issue of microplastic pollution has emerged...
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04-11-2024
Ants are shifting to new habitats to cope with climate change
A recent study led by the University of Colorado, Boulder...
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04-11-2024
Humans are rapidly transforming carbon-storing estuaries into cities
Estuaries, the vital wetland ecosystems and carbon sinks that connect...
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04-11-2024
Green spaces near homes reduce emotional problems in children
Did you know that something as simple as living near...
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04-11-2024
Mixed diets offer health benefits and lower carbon footprint
We all make food choices every day. But did you...
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04-11-2024
Cane toads teach other animals to avoid their poison
Cane toads hopped onto the Australian scene in the 1930s,...
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04-10-2024
Strict PFAS limits will make drinking water safer for 100 million Americans
The Biden administration has made a historic move by finalizing...
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04-10-2024
Climate change imposes financial burden on global agriculture
Climate change and its financial repercussions on agriculture are at...
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04-10-2024
Orchid bees are endangered by deforestation in the Amazon
A survey of orchid bees in the Brazilian Amazon state...
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