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Amphan Batters India, Bangladesh

The first tropical cyclone of the 2020 season in the North Indian basin made landfall, delivering substantial storm surge to coastal areas.

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NASA Snow Campaign Wraps 2020 Survey

As spring and summer temperatures return to the Northern Hemisphere, winter’s snow is melting, releasing precious fresh water into Earth’s streams, rivers and oceans.

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Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted for 2020

Multiple climate factors indicate above-normal activity is most likely.

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Tracking the Tinderbox: Stanford Scientists Map Wildfire Fuel Moisture Across Western U.S.

Researchers have developed a deep-learning model that maps fuel moisture levels in fine detail across 12 western states, opening a door for better fire predictions.

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COVID-19 Could Reduce Wildfire Risk This Season, Says Expert

Humans account for up to 80 per cent of Alberta’s wildfires in May, but that’s likely to change this year as public health measures keep people at home.

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Mysterious Glowing Coral Reefs Are Fighting to Recover

Some bleaching corals undergo an, until now, mysterious transformation – emitting a range of different bright neon colours.

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E-Bikes Could Slash Transport Emissions and Get Britons Back to Work

New research shows that electrically-assisted bikes (e-bikes) have the capability to slash carbon dioxide emissions from transport and could offer a safe and sustainable route back to work.

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Are We Underestimating Microplastics in the Marine Environment?

A new study suggests an underestimation of microplastics in the ocean.

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Great Potential in Regulating Plant Greenhouse Gas Emissions

New discoveries on the regulation of plant emissions of isoprenoids can help in fighting climate change – and can become key to the production of valuable green chemicals.

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Environmental Contaminants Alter Gut Microbiome, Health

The microbes that inhabit our bodies are influenced by what we eat, drink, breathe and absorb through our skin, and most of us are chronically exposed to natural and human-made environmental contaminants. 

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