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Climate Crisis Puts Australia’s Ski Industry on Slippery Slope, but Not All Hope Is Lost

Australia’s ski industry is at risk of major disruptions and shorter seasons if the current level of climate pollution continues, according to new modelling from Protect Our Winters Australia (POW) and The Australian National University (ANU). 

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Earth and Space Share the Same Turbulence

In a paper published in Geophysical Research Letters, researchers have discovered that the turbulence in the thermosphere exhibits the same physical laws as the wind in the lower atmosphere. 

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In a Significant First, Researchers Detect Water Frost on Solar System’s Tallest Volcanoes

A research team unveiled that Mars’ Tharsis volcanoes have on and off patches of water frost, challenging previous assumptions about the Martian climate and helping shed light on how water behaves on the planet.

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Using the Moon's Soil to Support Life, Energy Generation and Construction

Imagine the moon as a hub of manufacturing, construction and even human life.

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Study Illuminates Previously Unknown Ocean Mercury Pathway

In early May, the neurotoxic effects of the heavy metal mercury made news when outlets reported that 2024 U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said in 2012 that he experienced cognitive issues such as memory loss due to mercury poisoning, likely from a diet heavy in tuna.

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Pesticides Impair Mobility and Immune System of Brazilian Native Stingless Bees, Study Shows

A study conducted by Brazilian researchers affiliated with São Paulo State University (UNESP), the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) and the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV) has shown how three pesticides widely used by farmers in Brazil – imidacloprid, pyraclostrobin and glyphosate – affect native stingless bees of the species Melipona scutellaris. Whether they are used singly or combined, the pesticides impaired the bees’ ability to move about and weakened their defenses.

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Researchers Use 3D Visualization To Predict, Prevent Hurricane Damage

Beginning annually on June 1, hurricane season poses a major threat to Texas coastal communities, causing both physical and financial damage to the areas they hit.

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Rate of Global Warming Caused by Humans at an All-Time High

Global warming caused by humans is advancing at 0.26°C per decade – the highest rate since records began, according to new research by more than 50 leading international scientists.

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Leafy Vegetables Found to Contain Tire Additives

Scientists have found in leafy vegetables traces of several chemicals used to prevent the aging and corrosion of car tires.

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Wildfire Smoke Reached 99% of U.S. Lakes in 2019-2021

Where there’s smoke, there’s not necessarily fire.

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