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Beavers Head North and Impact Arctic Landscape

New report maps their spread into tundra region of Alaska and northern Canada

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Farmers Could Benefit From Targeted Fertiliser Use Through Big Data to Boost Bread Wheat Yield and Quality

EIT Food-funded project enables farmers to better understand and get the best value out of their fields

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Plants as Cold Specialists From the Ice Age

Heidelberg researchers investigate how the spoonweed genus successfully adapted to extreme climatic changes over millions of years.

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NOAA Releases 2021 Ecosystem Status Reports for the Eastern Bering Sea, Gulf of Alaska, and Aleutian Islands

These reports are a compilation of inputs from our own research and the work of many contributors from fishing, coastal and Alaska Native communities, academic institutions, the State of Alaska and other federal agencies.

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Desert Shrubs Cranked Up Water Use Efficiency to Survive a Megadrought. It May Not Be Enough.

Shrubs in the desert Southwest have increased their water use efficiency at some of the highest rates ever observed to cope with a decades-long megadrought.

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Air Bubbles in Antarctic Ice Point to Cause of Oxygen Decline

Glacial erosion likely caused atmospheric oxygen levels to dip over past 800,000 years

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Himalayan Glaciers Melting at ‘Exceptional Rate’

The accelerating melting of the Himalayan glaciers threatens the water supply of millions of people in Asia, new research warns.

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‘Wonder Material’ Phosphorene Nanoribbons Live Up to Hype in First Demonstration

Researchers have incorporated phosphorene nanoribbons into new types of solar cells, dramatically improving their efficiency.

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Mountain Spring Water Isn’t as Clean as You Think It Is

Unpaved roads, open pastures and land use patterns contribute to poor water quality

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Arsenic in Connecticut Wells May be a Legacy of Past Pesticide Use on Orchards

Poisons can linger in the ecosystem decades after they were last applied

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