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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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10-17-2016
Operation IceBridge begins 8th year studying Antarctica
At the southern end of the Earth, a NASA plane...
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10-17-2016
Scientists create 'robomussels' to monitor climate change
Tiny robots have been helping researchers study how climate change...
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10-17-2016
200 nations finalize agreement to limit powerful greenhouse gases
Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal, announced Saturday morning...
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10-17-2016
Progress made in finding ideal materials for carbon capture
In recent years, a class of highly absorbent, nanoporous materials...
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10-17-2016
XPRIZE to find profitable uses for CO2 emissions advances to next stage
With dreams of turning carbon dioxide into everything from concrete...
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10-17-2016
Hurricane Nicole seen moving over cold North Atlantic
On Oct. 17, Hurricane Nicole has been active for almost...
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10-17-2016
Typhoon Sarika seen approaching landfall in China
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible look at Typhoon...
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10-17-2016
Typhoon Haima seen moving toward Philippines
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible look at Powerful...
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10-15-2016
Scientists: Huge portion of the Great Barrier Reef is dead
A significant portion of coral on the Great Barrier Reef...
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10-14-2016
Greenland ice is melting faster than previously believed
The same hotspot in Earth's mantle that feeds Iceland's active...
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10-14-2016
Study: Small farmers have a negative impact on rainforests
Study: Small farmers have a negative impact on rainforests. An...
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10-14-2016
Nations work on an agreement to reduce hydrofluorocarbons
Nations strove Friday for a deal to phase out hydrofluorocarbons...
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