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10-03-2022
Europeans carried deadly pathogens to the Pacific islands
According to a new study led by the Australian National University (ANU), Pacific island nations underwent severe depopulation from introduction of diseases as a consequence of contact with European vessels. These declines caused by the introduction of new pathogens in immunologically-naïve populations are much higher than previously thought. The scientists used aerial laser scanning data to map residences on the main island of Tonga, together with archaeological data, to estimate how population fluctuated due to the contact with Europeans during the 19th century. The analysis revealed that,...
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12-07-2016
Biologists seek out best water temperature for salmon embryos' survival
California biologists have been working out the solution to a...
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12-07-2016
Why Earth’s critical zone is so very critical
It’s called “the critical zone” and it refers to the...
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12-07-2016
Clam shells help scientist interpret 1,000 years of ocean history
Clams don’t speak, so what can they tell scientists about...
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12-07-2016
Indonesia expands law to reduce fires and greenhouse gas emissions from peatlands
Indonesia expands law to reduces fires and greenhouse gas emissions...
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12-06-2016
Your world: our favorite flower photos on instagram this week
Many of our favorite flower photos come from friends around...
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12-06-2016
Could North and South Poles warm more than the rest of the Earth?
The authors of a new study think that if the...
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12-06-2016
India waking up to reality of air pollution
New Delhi’s dirty air is finally becoming a problem for...
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12-06-2016
No drought relief in sight for southern Madagascar
El Niño brought severe drought to southern Africa this year...
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12-06-2016
Best neighborhoods for eco-friendly hipsters
Best neighborhoods for eco-friendly hipsters You may have seen them...
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12-06-2016
Donald Trump meets with Al Gore on climate change
President-elect Donald Trump has long been suspicious of climate change....
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12-06-2016
Freshwater species could reduce habitat from climate change
Climate change could significantly reduce freshwater species populations. Among the...
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12-06-2016
Antarctic Ice Shelf rift could create Delaware-sized iceberg
A massive rift in the Antarctic Ice Shelf may create...
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