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Kick-off for a New Polar Research Project

The new research project YESSS - Year-round EcoSystem Study on Svalbard - is focusing on how Arctic warming is changing over the seasons in Svalbard.

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The Role of Jellyfish as a Food Source in the Arctic Winter

AWI research team shows that jellyfish play an important, previously unknown role in the diet of amphipods during the polar night.

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Diving Deeper Into Our Oceans: Underwater Drones Open New Doors for Global Coral Reef Research

Industry-academia partnership takes innovation in coral e-DNA monitoring to the next level.

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UC Irvine Researcher Authors ‘Scientists’ Warning’ on Climate and Technology

Throughout human history, technologies have been used to make peoples’ lives richer and more comfortable, but they have also contributed to a global crisis threatening Earth’s climate, ecosystems and even our own survival.

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Methane Emissions from Wetlands Increase Significantly over High Latitudes

Wetlands are Earth’s largest natural source of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is about 30 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the atmosphere.

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Ice Swirls Along the Labrador Coast

Filaments of sea ice trace ocean currents, creating swirls visible along the coast of Labrador, in eastern Canada.

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The Nation Just Saw Its 10th-Wettest January on Record

The new year started off unusually wet across the U.S., with extreme rainfall and flooding impacting parts of the southern Plains.

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DNA Reveals Unique Microorganisms Evolved at Poles

Communities of microorganisms at the bottom of polar lakes evolved independently from other regions, influenced by the particular geological, biological and climate history of their regions.

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Amazon Rainforest at the Threshold: Loss of Forest Worsens Climate Change

The Amazon rainforest could approach a tipping point, which could lead to a large-scale collapse with serious implications for the global climate system. 

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Increasing Nitrogen Fertilization Could Pollute Rivers and Worsen Water Scarcity

In the 2050s, one-third of the world's rivers could be affected by water scarcity or be polluted by nitrogen. 

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