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ECOSTRESS Data Incorporated Into New Wildfire Response Tool

The instrument on the International Space Station is uniquely positioned to provide wildfire responders with a high-resolution look at fire progression.

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A Summer of Fire-Breathing Smoke Storms

For decades, scientists have been tracking extreme thunderstorms created by wildfires. However, the ferocity of the storms that have popped up in Canada in 2021 has surprised them.

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Red Tide Appearing In Gulf Of Mexico

Texas A&M-Galveston marine biologist Daniel Roelke says the algae bloom can be devastating to marine life and can threaten humans.

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Could Residential Heat Pumps Be Part of the Climate Solution?

Study shows that heat pumps would cut greenhouse gas emissions everywhere if the grid is moderately decarbonized.

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How Fire Today Will Impact Water Tomorrow

In 2020, Colorado battled the four largest wildfires in its history, leaving residents anxious for another intense wildfire season this year.

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South Dakota Producers Reap Rewards of Cover Crops

Farmers who use cover crops for grazing are more likely to view them as increasing their profitability, even during the first few years, according to survey of eastern South Dakota producers.

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Olympic Sports Making Slow Progress on Environmental Sustainability, Study Finds

Most International Federations in this summer’s Olympics are taking minimal if any action at all on climate and the environment, a new study has found.

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FSU Researchers Find La Niña Increases Carbon Export From Amazon River

Dissolved organic carbon is the most important intermediary in the global carbon cycle.

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Understanding Past Climate Change 'Tipping Points' Can Help Us Prepare for the Future

Of all the creatures on Earth, humans manipulate their environments the most. But, how far can we push it before something drastic happens?

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Adapting Roots to a Hotter Planet Could Ease Pressure on Food Supply

Supercomputer-powered 3D imaging of root systems to help breeders develop climate-change adapted plants for farmers

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