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Evidence of Relationship Between Birth Defects and Oil, Gas Activity

Mothers living near more intense oil and gas development activity have a 40-70% higher chance of having children with congenital heart defects (CHDs) compared to those living in areas of less intense activity, according to a new study from researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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Rising CO2, Climate Change Projected to Reduce Availability of Nutrients Worldwide

One of the biggest challenges to reducing hunger and undernutrition around the world is to produce foods that provide not only enough calories but also make enough necessary nutrients widely available.

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Algae-Killing Viruses Spur Nutrient Recycling in Oceans

Scientists have confirmed that viruses can kill marine algae called diatoms and that diatom die-offs near the ocean surface may provide nutrients and organic matter for recycling by other algae, according to a Rutgers-led study.

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Tornadoes, Windstorms Pave Way for Lasting Plant Invasions

When tornadoes touch down, we brace for news of property damage, injuries, and loss of life, but the high-speed wind storms wreak environmental havoc, too.

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Newly Discovered Cattle Genes Could Be Keys To More Sustainable Beef Industry

A newly discovered series of genes related to feed efficiency could pave the way to making cattle farming cheaper and more sustainable.

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Researcher Uses Canola To Create Biodegradable Cling Wrap

A University of Alberta researcher has found a new use for a canola byproduct, providing potential for diverse markets beyond China.

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Robots Probe Ocean Depths in Mission to Fine-Tune Hurricane Forecasts

Four ocean gliders are setting off to sea this week to bring back data scientists hope will improve the accuracy of hurricane forecast models.

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Argos Used to Track Fox’s 2,700-mile Journey from Norway to Canada

When researchers from the Norwegian Polar Institute and the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) trapped a young female Arctic fox near her den in Krossfjorden, Svalbard, on July 29, 2017, they were hoping she could offer a bit of insight into the spatial ecology of Arctic foxes.

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July 2019: Hurricane Barry National Geodetic Survey Damage Assessment Imagery

On July 16 and 17, 2019, the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) collected aerial damage assessment images in the aftermath of Hurricane Barry

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