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Less Water Could Sustain More Californians If We Make Every Drop Count

"California isn’t running out of water,” says Richard Luthy. “It’s running out of cheap water. But the state can’t keep doing what it’s been doing for the past 100 years.”

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Caves Tell Us That Australia’s Mountains Are Still Growing

Australia has often been unfairly portrayed as an old and idle continent with little geological activity, but new research suggests that we remain geologically active and that some of our mountains are still growing.

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Climate Change Will Turn Coastal Antarctica Green

Scientists have created the first ever large-scale map of microscopic algae as they bloomed across the surface of snow along the Antarctic Peninsula coast.

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From Resilience to Adaptation: The Case of Hurricanes

Researchers bring together interdependent data to build communities that are resilient to disasters.

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Tasting Groundwater Reveals Rich Flavours for Exploration

Mining companies could more accurately pinpoint reserves of valuable minerals using a new water-tasting approach developed by the national science agency, CSIRO, in research supported by the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA).

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Sustainable Honey for Food and Forests – A Beekeeper’s Story

Sticky and delicious, honey is loved by many across cultures and continents.

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Should Tomatoes Go in the Fridge?

There is much debate about the correct storage of tomatoes. 

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Deforestation in Argentina’s Gran Chaco

South America’s second-largest forest has been experiencing rapid tree losses in recent decades.

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Satellites Show a Decline in Fire in the U.S. Southeast

Among the byproducts of the pandemic and social distancing is a drop in forest management fires on federal lands.

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Egregious Emissions

Researchers find that over a 15-year period, a small percentage of industrial facilities emit the majority of toxic pollution year after year.

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