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A-68A On the Move

All eyes remain on the giant A-68A iceberg on its journey across the Southern Ocean.

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Bridges Between Villages in Nicaragua Serve as Links to Markets

EGC researcher Kevin Donovan and coauthor find that building footbridges positively affects rural economies in flood-prone areas.

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Climate Change Warms Groundwater in Bavaria

Groundwater reservoirs in Bavaria have warmed considerably over the past few decades.

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Scientists Warn of the Social and Environmental Risks Tied to the Energy Transition

A new international study by the ICTA-UAB and the McGill University (Canada) maps resistance movements’ associated with green energy and fossil fuel projects.

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Watching the Arctic Thaw in Fast-Forward

The frozen permafrost in the Arctic is thawing on an alarming scale.

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Seismic Activity of New Zealand’s Alpine Fault More Complex Than Suspected

A rupture along the full length of the fast-slipping Alpine Fault on New Zealand’s South Island poses the largest potential seismic threat to the southern and central parts of the country.

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Tomato’s Wild Ancestor Is a Genomic Reservoir for Plant Breeders

Thousands of years ago, people in South America began domesticating Solanum pimpinellifolium, a weedy plant with small, intensely flavored fruit.

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Trees Can Help Slow Climate Change, But at a Cost

Widespread forest management and protections against deforestation can help mitigate climate change – but will come with a steep cost if deployed as broadly as policymakers have discussed, new research suggests.

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Area Burned by Severe Fire Has Increased 8-Fold in Western U.S. Forests Over Past Four Decades

The number of wildfires and the amount of land they consume in the western U.S. has substantially increased since the 1980s, a trend often attributed to ongoing climate change. 

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Eating Dried Fruit May Be Linked With Better Diet Quality and Health Markers

Don’t be afraid to toss a handful of raisins or dried apples in your Thanksgiving stuffing this year — a new Penn State study has found that dried fruit may be connected with better health.

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