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07-25-2021
Three important coral habitats are vanishing
A new study from the University of São Paulo has concluded that the climate crisis will lead to detrimental changes in the stony coral habitats of the tropical Atlantic. The research, published by Frontiers, concludes that the loss of such species could have a devastating chain reaction of consequences for marine ecosystems unless urgent action is taken. The researchers projected current and future distributions of three "ecosystem engineer" corals: Mussismilia hispida, Montastraea cavernosa, and the Siderastrea complex. Each species deposits calcium carbonate, an essential compound for the...
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07-25-2021
Wildlife on the Tana River Basin will struggle to survive global warming
A number of plants and animals in Kenya's Tana River...
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07-24-2021
Millions more jobs will open in the energy sector by 2050
Attempts to meet the Paris Agreement’s global target of keeping...
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07-24-2021
Tropical forests are on the verge of a tipping point
Humid tropical forests impact the world’s weather patterns and temperatures,...
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07-23-2021
Five new plant species found in Bolivia
Scientists at the University of Exeter are describing five previously...
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07-23-2021
Extremely hot days could quadruple in the UK
Global warming is leading to increasing temperatures across Earth, and...
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07-23-2021
Targeted removal of lionfish may prove helpful
Beautiful lionfish with their mesmerizing patterns and showy spines are...
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07-22-2021
Drought changes the root microbiome of rice plants
A new study from UC Davis has revealed that drought...
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07-22-2021
Restoration of drylands essential for survival
Many drylands are degraded, and a new study suggests that...
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07-21-2021
Air pollution exposure drastically worsens COVID-19 infection
High levels of air pollutants alongside racial and social disparities...
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07-21-2021
Papua New Guineans have biologically adapted to high altitudes
Among many demanding habitats in which humans can survive, high-altitude...
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07-21-2021
Clouds have an amplifying effect on global warming
For climatologists, one of the biggest unknowns in predicting anthropogenic...
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07-21-2021
15,000-year-old viruses found in Tibetan ice
In a new study from Ohio State University, experts have...
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