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12-03-2021
Looking for microplastics in the remote Weddell Sea
The iconic and saddening image of a suffering seabird with a plastic ring stuck around its neck has often been used as a call to action, but plastic pollution brings even subtler dangers in the form of microplastics - tiny pieces of plastic smaller than five centimeters.  Now, a new study from researchers at the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Basel has taken aim at measuring the amount of microplastics that have found their way to the Weddell Sea in Antarctica, and where exactly...
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10-18-2016
Cold spells strike danger for subtropical species
Two cold spells, two years apart, in two subtropical regions,...
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10-18-2016
NASA sees Tropical Storm Nicole go extra-tropical
Tropical Storm Nicole was becoming extra-tropical yesterday when the NASA-NOAA...
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10-18-2016
Chemists on the way to creating a better battery
Chemists at Oregon State University have discovered one or more...
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10-18-2016
Super Typhoon Haima closes in on Philippines
Super Typhoon Haima continues to move toward the Philippines and...
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10-18-2016
Tropical Storm Sarika moves over Hainan Island, China
As Tropical Storm Sarika moved over Hainan Island, China, NASA-NOAA's...
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10-17-2016
September 2016 was the warmest month ever recorded
September 2016 was the warmest September in 136 years of...
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10-17-2016
Exxon tried to quash climate change documents subpoena
Exxon is expanding its counter-attack against critics and is now...
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10-17-2016
Study: Animals can easily adapt to gradually increasing temperatures
In classic experiments on frogs, scientists found that the amphibians'...
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10-17-2016
New insights into relationship between agriculture and dead zones
A study published today in Ecology Letters adds to a...
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10-17-2016
How will salmon survive under climate change?
As torrential rain descends on the Pacific Northwest, new research...
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10-17-2016
Predicting rainfall from tropical cyclones and hurricanes
Many people know that tropical cyclones and hurricanes cause high...
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10-17-2016
Operation IceBridge begins 8th year studying Antarctica
At the southern end of the Earth, a NASA plane...
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