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12-02-2022
Drinking water quality will suffer from climate change
The quality of drinking water will suffer as forests disappear due to climate change, according to a new study from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ). The experts note that the detrimental effects of climate change are particularly apparent in Germany's largest drinking water reservoir, the Rappbode reservoir, which provides drinking water for roughly one million people. Between 2015 and 2020, long periods of drought severely weakened the tree population in the Harz region, where  parasites such as bark beetles had already caused a significant amount...
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12-04-2022
Volcanoes were the key driver of Earth's mass extinctions
A new study led by Dartmouth College may finally settle...
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12-03-2022
Bumblebees are waking up too early from hibernation
As climate change drives hotter temperatures worldwide, spring is arriving...
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11-29-2022
Old-growth forests serve as a refuge in a warming climate
According to a new study led by the Oregon State...
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11-29-2022
Open water is accelerating ocean acidification in the Arctic
The chemistry of the Arctic Ocean has been rapidly changing,...
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11-28-2022
Greater temperature changes linked to worse extinction events
In a recent study from Tohoku University, Professor Kunio Kaiho...
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11-26-2022
Animals in national parks are impacted by human visitors
U.S. national park traffic has grown steadily over the past...
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11-22-2022
In tropical forests, lightning strikes the most resilient trees
Lightning may influence the composition of tropical forests, according to...
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11-20-2022
Even low levels of air pollution can be deadly
In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that over...
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11-17-2022
Melting glaciers could unleash dangerous viruses
A new study led by the University of Ottawa in...
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11-15-2022
Eastern red bats do well in managed forests
The loss of forests is not good news for bats....
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11-14-2022
Why did bright colors evolve in the animal kingdom?
Scientists have long been puzzled by a strange natural phenomenon:...
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11-14-2022
Forensics could be used to safeguard biodiversity
A new project led by Staffordshire University and funded by...
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