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Solved: How Tides Can Trigger Earthquakes

The tides are turning in a quest to solve an earthquake mystery.

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Mountain-Dwellers Adapt to Melting Glaciers Without Necessarily Caring About Climate Change

For many people, climate change feels like a distant threat — something that happens far away, or far off in the future. 

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Climate Change is Destroying a Barrier That Protects the U.S. East Coast from Hurricanes

A new study suggests that climate change could soon eliminate an atmospheric barrier that protects much of the U.S. East Coast from powerful hurricanes.

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Fishers Keen to Help Address the Problem of Marine Litter

Commercial fishers are acutely aware of the potential for marine litter to cause lasting damage to their catches and the wider industry, a new study suggests.

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Are Hurricanes and Tropical Cyclones Moving at a More Leisurely Pace?

A recent NOAA-led study found the speed of movement of tropical cyclones, including hurricanes, has been slowing in recent decades, with more storms lumbering slowly over land and potentially causing more flooding.

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Rain-Soaked U.S. Had its 2nd-Wettest Month on Record in May

Drenching rains and historic flooding last month ended with May 2019 as the second-wettest month in the U.S. that contributed to a record-wet, 12-month period.

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Social Interactions Impact Climate Change Predictions, U of G Study Reveals

Something as simple as chatting with your neighbours about their new energy-efficient home renovations can affect wider climate change predictions, a new University of Guelph study reveals.

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New Model Predicts Impact of Invasive Lionfish Predators on Coral Reefs

A new model is providing insight into the impact of invasive lionfish on coral reefs in the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. 

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Study Provides New Insight into Origin of Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rocky Mountains were formed when the North American continent was dragged westward during the closure of an ocean basin off the west coast and collided with a microcontinent over 100 million years ago, according to a new study by University of Alberta scientists.

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Scientists Edge Closer to Root Causes of Multiple Sclerosis

An international team of researchers led by the University of British Columbia has made a scientific advance they hope will lead to the development of preventative treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS).

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