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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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Why Chile is so prone to severe earthquakes
With a strength of 9.5 on the moment magnitude scale,...
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12-14-2017
Geographer creates stunning map of U.S. forests
When you think about the greenest places on Earth, you...
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12-14-2017
East Antarctic Ice Sheet is less stable than previously thought
It has been long believed that the East Antarctic Ice...
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12-14-2017
Scientists confirm Hurricane Harvey made worse by global warming
Hurricane Harvey devastated regions of Southeast Texas earlier this year,...
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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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