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06-27-2022
Top predators trapped by trying to adapt to climate change
As climate change advances, many animal species are shifting the timing of major life events, such as reproduction. For instance, with earlier spring thaws, many types of flowers bloom earlier. However, it is not yet clear whether such significant changes in life history will ultimately help various species adapt and survive, or lead to larger problems instead.  A team of researchers led by the University of Washington (UW) has investigated for the first time the effect of life history changes driven by climate change on a species...
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10-23-2017
Salt lakes across the world are drying up and causing concern
Salt lakes can be found all over the world and...
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10-23-2017
Brazil's sugarcane crop could help reduce carbon emissions
Brazil’s sugarcane crop gets larger every year, and that could...
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10-23-2017
Cool roofs save water as well as energy
Cool roofs are light-colored surfaces that reflect heat instead of...
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10-22-2017
Study: food labels can make healthy choices harder
All-natural, non-GMO, fair trade, gluten-free, lactose-free, low-calorie, cage-free, organic. Food...
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10-21-2017
Climate change could devastate the coffee industry
Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the...
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10-20-2017
Global CO2 emissions stalled for the third straight year
A global analysis of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has revealed...
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10-20-2017
75 percent of insects lost in protected nature reserves
Flying insect populations have decreased by more than 75 percent...
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10-20-2017
Hydropower in the Amazon could have huge environmental impact
Research from the University of Stirling indicates that hydropower generation...
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10-20-2017
Marine ecosystems survive after dramatic mass extinctions
Scientists have discovered that marine ecosystems were essentially unchanged by...
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10-20-2017
Rare species are crucial to tropical forests
A new mathematical method has been introduced by researchers to...
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10-19-2017
During the last warming, sea level rose in sudden spurts
New research shows that at the end of the last...
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10-18-2017
Warming waters will alter the distribution of marine life
As greenhouse gas emissions continue to warm the atmosphere, ocean...
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