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The Human Benefits Of Marine Protected Areas

Marine protected areas (MPAs) are well known for protecting biodiversity, but their effects on people who use the oceans are debated.

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Tornado Project Expansion To Deepen Understanding, Save Lives

Western is poised to become the country’s leading authority on tornado tracking and research thanks to a major expansion of its Northern Tornadoes Project.

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TB in Bison Studied at LFCE and VIDO-InterVac

A Parks Canada scientist is conducting research at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) on bovine tuberculosis in bison to improve diagnosis of the disease and to develop better vaccines.

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High Levels of Ddt Found in Remote Canadian Lakes, 50 Years After Being Banned

More than 6,280 tons of DDT were sprayed on the forests of New Brunswick, Canada to fight insect outbreaks in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Columbia Researcher Studies How Climate Change Affects Crops in India

Kyle Davis is an environmental data scientist whose research seeks to increase food supplies in developing countries.

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Past Climate Change: A Warning for the Future?

A new study of climate changes and their effects on past societies offers a sobering glimpse of social upheavals that might happen in the future.

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Climate Change Had Significant Impact on Amazon Communities Before Arrival of Europeans, Study Shows

Climate change had a significant impact on people living in the Amazon rainforest before the arrival of Europeans and the loss of many indigenous groups, a new study shows.

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Study: Farm-Like Indoor Microbiota May Protect Children from Asthma Also in Urban Homes

A child’s risk of developing asthma is the smaller the more the microbiota of the child’s home resembles that of a farm house. 

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U-M Researchers Testing Ways to Make Aspen-Dominated Forests Resilient to Climate Change

In an aspen-dominated hardwood forest at the northern tip of the state’s Lower Peninsula, University of Michigan scientists are testing ways to make the region’s forests more resilient to climate change.

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Chemists’ Breakthrough in Synthesis Advances a Potent Anti-Cancer Agent

It’s a feat three decades in the making: Harvard University chemists have achieved what a new paper calls a “landmark in drug discovery” with the total synthesis of halichondrin. 

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