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08-17-2022
Catastrophic volcanic eruption is more likely than we think
The world is "woefully underprepared" for a massive volcanic eruption, according to a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge's Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) and the University of Birmingham. The experts also warm that a catastrophic volcanic eruption is more likely than we think. "Data gathered from ice cores on the frequency of eruptions over deep time suggests there is a one-in-six chance of a magnitude seven explosion in the next one hundred years. That's a roll of the dice," said study...
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12-13-2017
Fracking sites found to negatively impact health of newborns
As hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, becomes more widely used across...
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12-13-2017
Deforestation in the Amazon is lowering fish yields
When tropical forests are converted to land for agricultural use,...
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12-13-2017
Reducing emissions in the Middle East depends on private sector
Air pollution can cause a range of respiratory and cardiovascular...
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12-12-2017
Earth.com exclusive: The Canyon Tree Frogs of Bear’s Ears
When I was in high school, my environmental science class...
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12-12-2017
Forests are now less capable of bouncing back after wildfires
An investigation into the resilience of Rocky Mountain forests has...
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12-12-2017
Water removal from Colorado River putting fish species at risk
The Colorado River Delta used to be a historically low-salinity...
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12-12-2017
Where does methane in the ocean come from?
Methane is a greenhouse gas the contributes heavily to global...
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12-12-2017
Hundreds of turtles killed by entanglement in ocean trash
Hundreds of marine turtles are killed each year from becoming...
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12-12-2017
Satellite data reveals vibrant life on the Antarctic seafloor
An international team of scientists has managed to use an...
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12-12-2017
Buildings must be made more energy efficient to hit climate goals
A recent assessment finds that time is running out for...
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12-11-2017
Why meteoroids burn up before they reach Earth
In 2013, a 65 foot-wide meteoroid entered Earth’s atmosphere and...
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12-11-2017
New west coast earthquake warning system could save lives
ShakeAlert is an earthquake early warning system that has been...
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