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04-18-2024
Megadrought in the western U.S. is the worst in at least 1,200 years
The lush, green forests of West Virginia are a world away from the arid landscapes of the American West. But the effects of a devastating "megadrought" in the U.S. are a stark reminder of the complex ways our planet's ecosystems are connected. Researchers at West Virginia University are studying this severe weather event to understand it better. Persistent U.S. megadrought Typical droughts might last for a season or a few years, causing hardship and stress. A megadrought extends its impact across multiple decades. The ongoing megadrought in the...
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04-17-2024
Areas with natural biodiversity have greater mental health impact
Think a stroll through the neighborhood park does wonders for...
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04-17-2024
Most nations still haven't met 2009 Copenhagen climate pledges
In 2009, countries worldwide gathered in Copenhagen with promises to...
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04-17-2024
International Bat Appreciation Day: The crucial role of bats in nature
International Bat Appreciation Day, observed annually on April 17th, shines...
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04-17-2024
Increased CO2 is making wildfires more frequent by making plants grow faster
We tend to think of wildfires as being caused by...
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04-17-2024
The world's largest coral bleaching event is now underway
Coral reefs around the globe are currently suffering through a...
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04-16-2024
Hidden power of plants and their impact on regional climate and ecosystems
In a fascinating study that sheds light on the intricate...
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04-16-2024
CHWESL events: When sea levels rise in response to heatwaves
Recent research reveals a concerning escalation in the simultaneous occurrence...
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04-16-2024
Microplastics migrate from the gut to other organs
Every day, microplastics are making their way into our bodies...
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04-16-2024
Reducing CO2 emissions by 20% is possible with only a 2% economic loss
Climate change is the crisis of our generation. Scientists warn...
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04-15-2024
Birds increase forest recovery by dispersing seeds
Tropical forests, teeming with life, rely heavily on birds to...
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04-15-2024
Coffee genome adapted to climate changes over millennia
Coffee is the fuel that keeps the world running. Whether...
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04-14-2024
Hidden pool of global soil carbon alters climate change models
A recent study has revealed a significant yet often overlooked...
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