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'Time to Focus on Threat of Near-Term Collapses'

Climate change discussions must move away from long-term threats - experts

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Property Values Plummeted and Stayed Down After Hurricane Ike

Study points to solutions that could protect residents in at-risk neighborhoods.

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Eutrophication Remains a Major Problem for Europe’s Seas Despite Some Progress

Overall, Europe’s regional seas are slowly recovering from eutrophication, mainly due to efforts to reduce nutrient inputs over the past decades.

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Saving Nature Vital to Beating Climate Crisis, Urges WWF

A new report, Climate, Nature and our 1.5°C Future published today clearly points towards nature being part of the solution to the climate crisis.

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Mapping Bikini Atoll

UD researchers involved in underwater mapping of the nuclear test sites in Pacific.

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A Fragile Crust Protects From Dust

In 2-year odyssey, Utah professor surveys Great Salt Lake playa.

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Breathing New Life Into Earth's Oxygen Debate

New research strongly suggests the distinct "oxygenation events" which created Earth’s breathable atmosphere happened spontaneously, rather than as a consequence of biological or tectonic revolutions.

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Forest Fires Affect Distributive Features of Soil Carbon and Nutrients in Permafrost Regions

Results suggest that the forest fire has greatly changed total organic carbon contents and also other nutrients, including nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium contents.

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Study Finds Geostationary Satellites Monitor Land Surfaces More Efficiently

Satellite remote sensing has widely been used to monitor and characterize the spatial and temporal changes of the Earth’s vegetative cover.

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