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Fires Char the Pantanal

Drought-parched wetlands in South America have been burning for weeks.

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NASA-NOAA Satellite Sees Tropical Depression Strengthening in Gulf of Mexico

NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite provided an infrared image of Tropical Depression 22 in the Gulf of Mexico during the early morning hours of Sept. 18.

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Melting Glacier Floods Arctic Coal Mine, Highlighting Climate Change Paradox

On July 26, Svalbard’s only active coal mine, Gruve 7, was reported to be flooded by its operators, Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulkompani.

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Air Pollution in a Post-COVID-19 World

Air pollution is one of the biggest environmental problems of our time. According to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA), air pollution now contributes to one in eight deaths in Europe.

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Effects of the Pandemic Will Be Detected in the Atmosphere Much Later – To Reach the Paris Climate Goals, Decade-long Measures Are Needed

Based on current data measured in the energy, industry, and mobility sectors, restrictions of social life during the corona pandemic can be predicted to lead to a reduction of worldwide carbon dioxide emissions by up to eight percent in 2020.

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USGS Crews Work to Measure Record Flooding Caused By Sally

More than 45 U.S. Geological Survey scientists are in the field today from Louisiana to Georgia, working to measure the extensive flooding across the Southeast caused by Hurricane Sally’s heavy rains.

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Research On Risk of Metal Contamination In Inactive Mine Could Help Reclamation Efforts

New research by University of Alberta scientists on the risks for metal contamination at an inactive mining site in northwestern Saskatchewan could help inform a strategy for a safe long-term reclamation of the site.

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Survivors Of Neonatal Heart Repair Surgery Face Lifelong Risk Of Kidney Disease, High Blood Pressure

Babies who have life-saving surgery for congenital heart problems within the first month of life face a lifelong risk of chronic kidney disease and high blood pressure.

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New Study Finds South Africa’s Springhare Is A Better Hopper Than Australia’s Kangaroos

While kangaroos are distinguished for their well-developed hindlimbs which they use to hop across the Australian outback, it seems South Africa has its own unusual hopper – the springhare

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How COVID Complicates a Historic Hurricane Season

Emergency response experts have studied events like Hurricane Sally, forecast to make landfall tomorrow along the Gulf Coast, for decades.

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