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05-24-2022
Severity of COVID symptoms linked to air pollution
In a new study, scientists have investigated whether a relationship exists between air pollution and COVID severity. The researchers examined the levels of common air pollutants in Ontario, Canada, and the incidence of more serious cases of COVID-19 in people who resided in those areas.  The researchers analyzed data on all 151,105 people, aged 20 years and older, who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 infection in 2020, and who did not live in a long-term care facility. They noted whether these people were hospitalized, admitted to an ICU or died...
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05-19-2022
Dramatic increase in shipping traffic threatens marine life
A new study from the University of Portsmouth has revealed...
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05-19-2022
Sea levels, ocean heat, and emissions hit record highs last year
According to a new report published on May, 18, 2022...
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05-19-2022
Genetic study on oats will help unlock their health benefits
An international team of scientists has recently decoded the oat...
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05-19-2022
Cousins of beloved Lion King character are vanishing as temperatures rise
The climate crisis is threatening the yellow-billed hornbill, a cousin...
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05-18-2022
Autonomous vehicles will help monitor ocean health
Monitoring marine biodiversity and ocean health usually involves teams of...
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05-18-2022
Wetlands are caught in a battle between CO2 and rising seas
Wetlands fringe the edges of land adjacent to the sea...
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05-18-2022
Fossil fuel extraction must be stopped to limit global warming
New research published in the journal Environmental Research Letters emphasizes...
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05-18-2022
California condors are threatened by organic contaminants
A new study led by San Diego State University (SDSU)...
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05-18-2022
Rainforest tree death rates have doubled since the 80s
Forests have long been considered to act as carbon sinks,...
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05-18-2022
Marine protected areas are "key for our future"
A recent study led by Oregon State University (OSU) has...
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05-17-2022
One in six deaths in 2019 was caused by pollution
The most recent update of The Lancet Commission on Pollution...
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05-17-2022
Wildfire exposure increases the risk of certain cancers
In a recent study from McGill University, researchers tracked over...
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