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Rebounding in Hudson Bay

Raised beaches around the bay in Canada’s Ontario Province show how the landscape responded after the last ice age.

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Mining for Iron at Mount Whaleback

The site in Western Australia holds one of the country’s largest and oldest iron ore mines.

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Natural Disaster Plans May Aid Businesses’ Pandemic Response

The social and economic impacts of COVID-19 have battered small- and medium-sized enterprises, putting millions of jobs in the U.S. at risk.

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Fighting Wildfires With Fuel Treatment Strategies

Texas A&M researchers are identifying the best methods for reducing the risk of wildfires.

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Tropical Cyclones Moving Faster in Recent Decades

About 40% of the U.S. population lives in a coastal area and in Hawai‘i, nearly everyone is vulnerable to the effects of tropical storms and hurricanes.

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Light Pollution Alters Predator-Prey Interactions Between Cougars and Mule Deer in Western US

A new study provides strong evidence that exposure to light pollution alters predator-prey dynamics between mule deer and cougars across the intermountain West, a rapidly growing region where nighttime skyglow is an increasing environmental disturbance.

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Food Waste: Cities can Make the Difference

Food waste is one of the most important issues of current food systems: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has estimated that more than one third of food is either lost or wasted along the entire food supply chain causing significant economic, social and environmental impacts.

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Tiny Beetles a Bellwether of Ecological Disruption by Climate Change

As species across the world adjust where they live in response to climate change, they will come into competition with other species that could hamper their ability to keep up with the pace of this change, according to new CU Boulder-led research.

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Tracking the Summer Diet, Habitat of Moose in Northern B.C.

Watch as UNBC biologist Dr. Roy Rea and his team of student researchers spent the summer of 2020 combing the Macleod Lake Mackenzie Community Forest north of Prince George collecting moose droppings.

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New Data Points to Rising Freshwater Temperatures as a Cause of Chinook Salmon Decline

For the last decade, chinook salmon, commonly known in Alaska as “king salmon,” has been in decline, a trend that has stumped researchers and biologists across the state as to what is causing the salmon’s low returns.

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