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06-27-2022
Top predators trapped by trying to adapt to climate change
As climate change advances, many animal species are shifting the timing of major life events, such as reproduction. For instance, with earlier spring thaws, many types of flowers bloom earlier. However, it is not yet clear whether such significant changes in life history will ultimately help various species adapt and survive, or lead to larger problems instead.  A team of researchers led by the University of Washington (UW) has investigated for the first time the effect of life history changes driven by climate change on a species...
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01-31-2017
Big-mouthed, minuscule creature is oldest human ancestor
Oldest human ancestor revealed. When you look through family photos, it’s...
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01-31-2017
Natural World Heritage sites being harmed by humans, scientists say
In 1972, the World Heritage Convention designated certain cultural and...
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01-30-2017
New data helps scientists better forecast space weather
When we think of weather reports, we tend to visualize...
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01-30-2017
Powerful storms pump up California’s snow-water deficit by 37%
While California’s long drought isn’t over, a pair of rainstorms...
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01-30-2017
Trump environmental resistance fights blackout via rogue social media accounts
In the past week, President Donald Trump has instituted a...
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01-30-2017
Hamsters fed corn become carnivorous cannibals
Hamsters fed corn turn from cute and cuddly into something from...
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01-30-2017
Mercury levels in fish may rise with global temperatures
The mercury is rising, in more ways than one. As...
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01-29-2017
Study: Nordic countries leading the world to a fossil free future
Want to know how a modern country can transition to a...
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01-28-2017
Activists: wall on U.S.-Mexico border will damage environment
Building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border would be an...
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01-27-2017
Scientists predict next mighty volcanic megaeruption
If it’s not giant asteroids headed for the earth, it’s...
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01-27-2017
Drone investigates massive fissure in the Arizona desert
A massive fissure has formed in the Arizona desert –...
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01-26-2017
UK Judge shuts down Nigerian Shell lawsuit
It looks as though one of the world’s biggest oil...
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