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12-02-2022
Drinking water quality will suffer from climate change
The quality of drinking water will suffer as forests disappear due to climate change, according to a new study from the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ). The experts note that the detrimental effects of climate change are particularly apparent in Germany's largest drinking water reservoir, the Rappbode reservoir, which provides drinking water for roughly one million people. Between 2015 and 2020, long periods of drought severely weakened the tree population in the Harz region, where  parasites such as bark beetles had already caused a significant amount...
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12-19-2017
Life on Earth got a jumpstart thanks to an unlikely source
Scientists are uncovering more and more about how the Earth...
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12-19-2017
Heat from the Pacific drove volcanic activity in Yellowstone
With growing concerns of a potentially catastrophic volcanic eruption in...
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12-19-2017
Exploding stars can affect clouds and climate on Earth
Scientists now have a better understanding of how cosmic rays...
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12-19-2017
Solar energy does not have to interfere with valuable land
As the world attempts to transition away from fossil fuels...
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12-18-2017
Trump will remove climate change from National Security Strategy
According to new reports, U.S. President Donald Trump plans to...
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12-18-2017
Melting ice sheet could dramatically impact the Florida coastline
Research published this week in the journal Nature reveals that...
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12-17-2017
Could climate change trigger a megadrought in the United States?
Droughts are common in the western United States, with parts...
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12-17-2017
10 of Earth’s most beautiful beaches
You cannot beat a trip to the beach for relaxation...
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12-16-2017
Bison: An American survival story
We felt the truck rocking and looked at each other,...
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12-15-2017
Self-control may be limited, and depletes as your day goes on
Among the many limited resources that are dwindling on our...
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12-15-2017
New models show extreme weather conditions for the U.S.
In the next couple of decades, the United States is...
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12-15-2017
The Sierra Nevada Mountains grew taller from extreme drought
Research from NASA reveals that the Sierra Nevada mountains grew...
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