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Strawberry Season Gets An Early Start

Warmer weather will put Texas strawberries ahead of schedule this year, according to a Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service expert.

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More Plastic Is On the Way: What It Means for Climate Change

With the recent fracking boom causing low gas prices, fossil fuel companies are seeking other ways to bolster their profits — by making more plastic.

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Antarctica Melts Under Its Hottest Days on Record

Ice caps and glaciers felt the heat as temperatures reached 18.3°C (64.9°F).

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New Studies Explore How Knowledge Drives Action in Climate Decision Making

Scientists explore how scientific knowledge can become more useful for societies

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Old Carbon Reservoirs Unlikely to Cause Large Greenhouse Gas Release

Greenhouse gases released by melting permafrost may not reach the atmosphere, researchers find.

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The Earth Formed Much Faster Than Previously Thought

By measuring iron isotopes, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have shown that our planet originally formed much faster than previously thought.

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New Research Reveals How Hurricanes Shape the Coastal Landscape in the Everglades

Researchers find soil enrichment due to mixing and resuspension of nutrient-rich sediment caused by hurricanes.

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How Does Flooding Affect Homeownership?

Environmental economist Katherine Zipp studies how floodplain damages affect long-term housing development in high flood-risk areas.

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Your Sewage is Valuable Muck

A world without phosphorous is a world without life. But phosphorous is a finite resource, so researchers are recovering it from sewage.

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Illuminating Interactions Between Decision-Making and the Environment

In a heavily polluted environment, does it make more sense for a company to keep polluting or start cleaning up its act? 

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