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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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300 million years ago, coal almost turned the Earth to ice
Today, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt announced the repeal of the...
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10-09-2017
Wind farms in the open ocean could generate 3 times more power
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10-09-2017
EPA administrator Pruitt announces repeal of Clean Power Plan
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt announced plans to...
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10-09-2017
North American monsoon is drying up thanks to climate change
From July to September most years, a wave of thunderstorms...
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10-09-2017
The importance of trees in improving water quality
Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that 361,000...
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10-08-2017
Scientists in Yellowstone map the geological heart of Old Faithful
Every year, millions of tourists visit Yellowstone to see the...
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10-08-2017
Volcanic hazards put millions at risk, new study says
About 800 million people – about a tenth of the...
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10-07-2017
Road pricing proven to reduce car emissions
It is a well known fact that automobiles are a...
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10-06-2017
The 10 hottest places on Earth
And you think you had a hot summer! When autumn...
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10-06-2017
Climate change drove humans out of Africa 70,000 years ago
According to a new study, a major change in climate...
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10-05-2017
Soil could trap huge amounts of CO2 to battle climate change
Of all the proposed solutions to help mitigate the effects...
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