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09-29-2022
Elusive sea-level “fingerprint” detected around Greenland ice sheet
Contrary to what one might expect, melting polar ice that introduces fresh water into the sea will not lead to sea-level rises of equal magnitude throughout the world’s oceans. Instead, as an ice sheet melts, it leaves a unique pattern of meltwater distribution behind, known as a sea-level fingerprint. Although the concept of sea-level fingerprints has already been factored into current models used to predict future changes in sea level, actual observational measurements of the accuracy of these predictions have been difficult to make.  A new study, led...
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12-26-2017
1950s nuclear tests exposed millions to radiation
A new study from University of Arizona economist Keith Meyers...
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12-25-2017
Report: EPA clean air policies have led to longer lives
There are thousands of premature deaths from particle pollution in...
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12-25-2017
Oil palm plantations damage ecosystems in a number of ways
Oil palm plantations wreak havoc on forest habitats, but the...
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12-24-2017
India testing a water mist cannon to combat air pollution
India has launched a new weapon to combat air pollution....
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12-23-2017
Climate change to make some places too humid for humans
One of the main concerns of climate change is the...
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12-23-2017
The top 10 snowiest places in the world
Scientists are reporting that snowfall in south-central Alaska has drastically...
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12-23-2017
Village in Scotland agrees to stop using plastic straws
Some schools take field trips to national monuments or museums,...
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12-22-2017
Weather event La Niña looks to reduce global temps in 2018
Experts are reporting that 2018 will not be as hot...
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12-22-2017
Whole eggs are better for your muscles than egg whites
If you’re in the habit of only eating egg whites...
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12-22-2017
Seafood lovers beware: there may be plastic in your mussels
Mussels are a popular seafood that are eaten around the...
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12-21-2017
Southern Europe struggling to achieve energy efficient buildings
Across Europe, countries are legally obligated to improve the energy...
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12-21-2017
What will be lost as Trump slashes the Grand Staircase-Escalante
When I was very young, I went on a camping...
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