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Study Shows How Varying Climate Conditions Impact Vulnerable Species

New findings on the diet of Arctic foxes, determined by the condition of their teeth, show how varying climate conditions in the Arctic affect the animals that live there.

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EV Turning Point: Momentum Builds for U.S. Electric Vehicle Transition

Last month’s failure of the Texas electric grid, coming just weeks after General Motors’ pledge to make only electric vehicles by 2035, highlights the daunting task the United States faces as it takes the first steps toward weaning its economy off fossil fuels.

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Researchers Discover Intact Plant Fossils Beneath Greenland’s Ice Sheet for the First Time

Following a relocation of ice cores to the Copenhagen suburb of Rødovre in 2017, University of Copenhagen researchers found unopened boxes of ice cores dating back to 1966—the first ice cores drilled on Earth.

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Early Season Dust Storm Hits Beijing

Meteorological spring is just getting underway, and already an enormous plume of sand and dust has blanketed northern China.

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Going Back in Time Restores Decades of Quiet Corn Drama

Corn didn’t start out as the powerhouse crop it is today.

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To Save Giant Sequoia Trees, Maybe It’s Time to Plant Backups

Last month, unusually high winds knocked down 15 giant sequoias in Yosemite.

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Safety Signs Help Little Penguin Colony

The fragile colony of Little Penguins on Granite Island will be safer thanks to new signage that better informs the public how to prevent the colony from being threatened by interfering behaviours.

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Not Just CO2: Rising Temperatures Also Alter Photosynthesis in a Changing Climate

Agricultural scientists who study climate change often focus on how increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide levels will affect crop yields. 

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COVID Waste: Archaeologists Have a Role to Play in Informing Environmental Policy

Archaeologists have a vital role to play in documenting COVID-19 waste but also in informing the policies that may mitigate its longer-term impact, a new study suggests.

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