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Microplastics and Plastic Additives Discovered in Ascidians All Along Israel's Coastline

Tel Aviv University report is first to assess presence of plastic additives in Eastern Mediterranean and Red Sea marine life.

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China’s War on Particulate Air Pollution is Causing More Severe Ozone Pollution

PM 2.5 pollution is falling but ground-level ozone pollution is on the rise.

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Long Term Ag Change Impacts Stream Water Quality

A new study examines how the switch to conservation tillage has impacted Acton Lake over the past decades.

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Seagrass Saves Beaches and Money

Seagrass beds are so effective in protecting tropical beaches from erosion, that they can reduce the need for regular, expensive beach nourishments that are used now.

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Fewer Monarch Butterflies are Reaching Their Overwintering Destination – Scientists Ask Why

Arguably, one of the world’s most famous insects, the monarch butterfly, is currently experiencing dire problems with its migration in eastern North America.

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Marine Debris Study Counts Trash from Texas to Florida

Ten times more trash washes up on the coast of Texas than any of the other Gulf states.

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Reliable Tropical Weather Pattern to Change in a Warming Climate

As the climate warms, the mean vertical gradient in water vapor and tropospheric temperature will increase.

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European Wheat Lacks Climate Resilience

European farmers need to take a new course with regard to ensuring climate-resilience of important crops such as wheat.

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Collecting Clean Water from Air, Inspired by Desert Life

New studies show options for gathering water from fog, condensation.

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Study: Increased Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke in Months Leading Up to a Cancer Diagnosis

Older adults with cancer are more likely to have had a heart attack or stroke in the months prior to their cancer diagnosis compared with similar adults who do not have cancer during the same period, according to a report published online today in Blood. 

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