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10-03-2022
Europeans carried deadly pathogens to the Pacific islands
According to a new study led by the Australian National University (ANU), Pacific island nations underwent severe depopulation from introduction of diseases as a consequence of contact with European vessels. These declines caused by the introduction of new pathogens in immunologically-naïve populations are much higher than previously thought. The scientists used aerial laser scanning data to map residences on the main island of Tonga, together with archaeological data, to estimate how population fluctuated due to the contact with Europeans during the 19th century. The analysis revealed that,...
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01-30-2018
Divestment from fossil fuels could counter lack of govt policy
Despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to withdraw the United States...
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01-30-2018
The safest climate engineering strategies to reduce extreme temps
Researchers have found that large-scale, international efforts to regulate the...
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01-30-2018
These beetles are shrinking in response to climate change
As climate change continues and progresses, scientists expect many organisms...
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01-30-2018
Humans have built-in instinct to avoid carbon dioxide
Carbon dioxide (CO2) can be a very dangerous gas, which...
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01-30-2018
Ocean acidification is eating away at the skeletons of coral
A new study led by scientists at the Woods Hole...
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01-29-2018
Trump confuses climate change facts in new interview
In an interview with Piers Morgan for British television station...
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01-29-2018
Large companies are falling short of zero-deforestation promises
A team of researchers led by Stanford University has taken...
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01-29-2018
Birds and mammals are the most likely to survive climate change
Researchers from the University of British Columbia are reporting that...
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01-29-2018
Climate change puts half of California vegetation at risk
Greenhouse gas emissions and warmer temperatures have brought the Earth...
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01-28-2018
Atlantic Ocean currents influence rainfall patterns
Experts at the University of Texas at Austin have discovered...
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01-28-2018
EPA rolls back 'once in, always in' regulation on major polluters
On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it would roll...
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01-28-2018
Super blue blood moon lunar eclipse will occur January 31st
It’s eclipse time again! This week, a total lunar eclipse...
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