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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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12-14-2017
Septic wastewater is transforming suburban pond ecosystems
Residential areas and urban development may be having a bigger...
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12-14-2017
Magma tipping point determines how explosive an eruption can be
When magma makes its way to the surface, either via...
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12-13-2017
Warming temperatures are dangerously transforming the Arctic
The 2017 Arctic Report Card has revealed that the current...
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12-13-2017
Air pollution linked the bad behavior in teens
A new study links higher levels of air pollution to...
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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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