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11-29-2022
Open water is accelerating ocean acidification in the Arctic
The chemistry of the Arctic Ocean has been rapidly changing, and this region continues to heat up faster than anywhere else on the planet. A recent study led by the University of Gothenburg has found that as the Arctic Ocean loses its sea ice cover, the open water is absorbing more carbon dioxide. The researchers warn that this phenomenon is accelerating the process of acidification, and may ultimately disrupt the entire food chain.  "The Arctic Ocean has experienced rapid warming and sea ice loss in recent decades,...
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12-11-2017
Air pollution exposure increases risk of birth defects
According to new research, women who are exposed to air...
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12-10-2017
National parks, Trump and the Ghost of Teddy Roosevelt
During Teddy Roosevelt’s time as president, he was derided as...
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12-09-2017
Lawsuit could force the UK to cut emissions to meet commitments
Health professionals are backing the group Plan B in taking...
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12-09-2017
New strategies proposed to address air pollution in China
Air pollution in China must be more effectively addressed, and...
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12-08-2017
New tax reform bill could slow momentum of renewable energies
The latest Republican tax reform bill recently passed through the...
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12-08-2017
The 10 windiest places on Earth
Most storms produce wind that can be dangerous and damaging,...
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12-08-2017
Hidden genetic diversity behind disappearance of sea snakes
Across Australia, there has recently been an unexpected uptick in...
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12-08-2017
Why some rare species persist while others face extinction
Climate change, habitat degradation, and anthropogenic interference, have all posed...
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12-08-2017
Not too dry, not too wet: the perfect climate for plants
Plants rely on water, sunlight, and nutrients to survive. Nutrients...
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12-08-2017
Over 200 countries agree to end ocean plastic litter
A UN meeting in Kenya may prove to be the...
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12-08-2017
Windborne dust provides nutrients to mountain-top trees
Dust may seem like just a messy nuisance, but it...
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12-07-2017
Rainy winters can shake up marine ecosystems
Last winter, the state of California experienced more rain from...
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