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02-05-2023
Hypoxia is a serious problem in rivers worldwide
Living organisms need oxygen in order to respire, which involves converting stored chemical energy into useful forms such as heat and kinetic energy. They require this energy in order to move, grow, reproduce and carry out all their daily activities. Plants produce oxygen via the process of photosynthesis, but animals have to take it in from the air or water in which they live.  Oxygen is not very soluble in water and it diffuses slowly through this medium. This means that aquatic ecosystems are particularly vulnerable to...
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02-05-2018
New research links noise pollution to heart disease
Experts are reporting that environmental noise may damage the body...
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02-05-2018
Massive comet likely caused a near apocalypse 12,600 years ago
Researchers have found evidence that fragments of a 62-mile-wide comet...
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02-05-2018
Melting ice sheet altered southern hemisphere climate
Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are reporting that...
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02-05-2018
No country is meeting its sustainability needs, says new study
When a team of researchers estimated the sustainability of resources...
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02-05-2018
Agroforestry could help agriculture mitigate climate change
Agroforestry is an agricultural system that combines crops and livestock...
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02-04-2018
The top 10 rainiest places in the world
Cape Town, South Africa, is set to be the world's...
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02-04-2018
Project WET teaches students about water cycle, healthy ecosystems
In classrooms all over the world, students are learning about...
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02-03-2018
Report: Scott Pruitt responsible for removing climate change information from EPA website
After filing a Freedom of Information Act request, the Environmental...
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02-02-2018
Pentagon: Military bases are at risk from climate change
President Donald Trump dropped climate change from the list of...
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02-02-2018
Wastewater from oil and gas industry linked to Oklahoma quakes
Researchers at the University of Bristol have established a direct...
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02-02-2018
Global warming could exceed 1.5 Celsius within 5 years
Global temperatures could soon surpass those limits set by the...
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02-02-2018
Techniques to remove CO2 from atmosphere have limited potential
The European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) has determined that...
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