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01-29-2023
Steel corrosion is a major contributor to climate change
Each year, the United States spends almost a trillion dollars attempting to combat metallic corrosion, an electrochemical reaction which occurs when metals oxidize and begin to rust. Now, a team of researchers led by the Ohio State University (OSU) has estimated how much corrosion is gradually worsening global carbon emissions.  Although previous research has already estimated the economic cost of corrosion to be about three to four percent of United States’ gross domestic product, this is the first study to quantify the environmental impact associated with steel...
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01-23-2023
Elephants are forest gardeners that help reduce global warming
During its recent update of at-risk plants and animals to...
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01-23-2023
Pheasants are most vulnerable in unfamiliar territory
Pheasants are more likely to be killed by predators in...
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01-23-2023
Black swans do not have the genes to survive bird flu
In a study led by the University of Queensland, scientists...
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01-23-2023
Bacteria can eat and digest plastic
New research led by the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea...
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01-23-2023
Some red sea urchins will tolerate climate change better than others
A new study led by the University of California, Santa...
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01-22-2023
Kelp farms could help clean up coastal nitrogen pollution
In a study led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks,...
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01-22-2023
Just one degree of warming can change a species
It only takes one degree of warming to change a...
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01-22-2023
Tropical winds support the world's most productive ocean systems
The tropical Pacific Ocean is home to most of the...
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01-21-2023
Why do some leaves live longer than others?
Tree leaves have highly different lifespans. For instance, monkey puzzle...
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01-21-2023
Forests face threats from multiple industries
Scientists have long argued that intact forests are major climate...
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01-21-2023
“Climate trauma” chronically affects survivors of wildfires
In November 2018, the Camp Fire – one of the...
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01-21-2023
Conservation efforts are not enough to save Antarctic wildlife
A new study has revealed that conservation efforts in Antarctica...
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