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Elephants and economics: How to ensure we value wildlife properly

Ensuring the economic health of nations is one of the biggest tasks expected of governments.

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Improvising the music of glaciers

Director of Orchestras Dr. Jonathan Girard and artist Deborah Carruthers discuss slippages, an exciting new collaboration that tackles climate change from an unusual angle.

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New Fishing Opportunities Emerge from Resurgence of West Coast Groundfish

Rebuilt West Coast groundfish species are good news for fishermen and fans of healthy and delicious fish.

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New Reports Highlight Landings, Value and Economic Impact of U.S. Fishing

NOAA Fisheries has released Fisheries of the United States, 2017 and Fisheries Economics of the United States, 2016. Fisheries of the United States provides data on commercial landings and value and recreational catch

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New Threat to Ozone Recovery

Earlier this year, the United Nations announced some much-needed, positive news about the environment: The ozone layer, which shields the Earth from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation, and which was severely depleted by decades of human-derived, ozone-destroying chemicals, is on the road to recovery.

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Major Gaps Remain in How Traditional Knowledge is Used in Salmon Governance in Norway and Finland

A new article published today in the journal Arctic points to major challenges in the ways traditional knowledge is included in the management of Atlantic salmon in Norway and Finland. 

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UVM Study Is First to Predict Which Oil and Gas Wells Are Leaking Methane

Each year brings new research showing that oil and natural gas wells leak significant amounts of the potent greenhouse gas methane.

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First Detection of Rain Over the Ocean by Navigation Satellites

In order to analyse climate change or provide information on natural hazards, for example, it is important for researchers to gather knowledge about rain. 

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Annual, Biological Rhythms Govern Milk Production in Dairy Cows

The amount and composition of milk produced by dairy cows appears to be more regulated by internal, annual biological rhythms than by environmental factors such as heat and humidity, according to Penn State researchers who studied more than a decade of production records from herds across the country.

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Climate Change is Putting Wildlife at Risk in the World's Oldest Lake

Climate change and human disturbance are putting wildlife in the world’s oldest and deepest lake at risk, according to a new study by the University of Nottingham and University College London.

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