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05-27-2022
How Earth’s orbit drives global ice age cycles
A new study led by Cardiff University has shed more light on how the tilting and wobbling of the Earth as it orbits around the Sun has influenced the melting of ice sheets in the Northern Hemisphere over the past two million years. This phenomenon drives the succession of global ice age cycles.  Scientists have long known that the waxing and waning of the massive ice sheets from the Northern Hemisphere results from changes in the geometry of Earth’s orbit around the Sun.  According to the experts,...
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05-27-2022
Who is responsible for the burden of plastic packaging waste?
An international team of researchers set out to determine who...
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05-27-2022
People must be placed at the heart of climate action
A new report from the University of Exeter emphasizes the...
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05-27-2022
Lost cities in the Amazon were built in harmony with nature
A newly discovered network of “lost” ancient cities in the...
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05-27-2022
Tidal flats are under pressure from urban expansion
Tidal flats fringe the edges of coastal areas and are...
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05-27-2022
Satellite data needed to identify climate tipping points
The effects of global warming can be seen across a...
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05-26-2022
Hummingbirds cannot maintain an energetic lifestyle at high altitudes
As global warming brings higher temperatures to ecosystems around the...
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05-26-2022
Noise from wind farms could affect marine mammal behavior
Offshore wind farms generate much-needed renewable energy that is environmentally...
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05-26-2022
Number of endangered reptiles is much greater than estimated
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) compiles the...
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05-26-2022
Colorado high school is fighting to save razorback suckers
Palisade High School, a twenty minute drive from where I...
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05-26-2022
Wildfire hazard disproportionately affects wealthy homeowners
Recently, the western United States has witnessed a dramatic increase...
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05-25-2022
Releasing goldfish is a threat to native wildlife
Anyone who’s heard of the problems in the Everglades probably...
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05-25-2022
Restoring abandoned farms could help fight climate change
As people leave less productive farmlands to move into urban...
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