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12-03-2021
Rising ocean temperatures lower giant kelp’s nutritional value
Giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) is a species of large brown algae that is vital to legions of fish, invertebrates, mammals, and birds which rely on it for food and shelter in the temperate, shallow, nearshore waters where it grows. So far, giant kelp has proven very resilient to stressors brought on by climate change, such as severe storms and ocean heatwaves. However, new research led by the University of California, Santa Barbara, has found that giant kelp’s ability to withstand rises in temperatures may come at the...
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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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12-05-2016
Your world: our top instagram profiles of the week
Sometimes, the most breathtaking images of the planet are the...
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12-05-2016
Drought-resistant plants hold key to new food sources
As the southwestern United States continues to experience severe drought...
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12-02-2016
Climate change could be good news for UK wine industry
While residents of coastal communities and Pacific island nations worry...
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12-01-2016
New laser imaging technique sheds light on plants
A team of scientists from the University Of Exeter have...
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11-25-2016
Soil science helps boost agricultural success
To most people, dirt is dirt. To those who study...
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11-25-2016
Scientists identify most environmentally friendly cereal cropping process
Scientists identify most environmentally friendly cereal cropping process Agricultural methodologies...
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11-23-2016
Water balance found to influence soil pH and fertility
Water balance found to influence soil pH and fertility Even...
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11-23-2016
Scientists: green facades could cool urban heat islands
Could a little bit of extra greenery on building façades...
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11-23-2016
Researchers on verge of solving how plants make oxygen
Scientists can now get a very close look at how...
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11-17-2016
Global warming will make it difficult to grow coffee, scientists say
World demand for coffee continues to set new records every...
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11-14-2016
California voted to legalize marijuana: what you need to know
On Election Day, 56 percent of California voters gave their...
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