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NASA Sees Nakri Strengthen into a Typhoon

Former Tropical Storm Nakri strengthened into a Typhoon in the South China Sea on Nov. 8. 

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Bushfires on East Coast of Australia Out of Control

An unprecedented number of bushfires have erupted on the east coast of Australia due to hot, dry, windy weather. 

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NASA Finds a Stronger Matmo Headed for Landfall

Matmo strengthened from a tropical storm to a storm with hurricane-force in the overnight hours of Nov. 7 into Nov. 8. 

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Coastlines’ Contribution to Climate Change Might Have Been Underestimated

Erosion of permafrost coasts in the Arctic could vent major amounts of CO2

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Turbulence Creates Ice in Clouds

Vertical air motions increase ice formation in mixed-phase clouds. 

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Air Pollution in India is Associated with Higher Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

The association between ambient and household air pollution and carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), a marker of atherosclerosis, has been explored for the first time in a population of a low-and-middle income country by a team led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by "la Caixa". 

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Hurricanes Affecting Puerto Rico Reveal the Serious Socio-Economic Crisis the Country Is Experiencing

In the autumn of 2017, hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed Puerto Rico causing thousands of deaths, illnesses and suffering, which brought about a situation of serious economic, political and public health crisis, and widespread death and destruction.

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Leading Conservation Scientists Call for Reverse to Biodiversity Loss with ‘Net Positive’ Goals

A group of international conservationists is urging governments across the globe to adopt a new approach to address the impact of economic development on the natural world.

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Scientists Take Giant Stride Towards Entirely Renewable Energy

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have taken a giant stride towards solving a riddle that would provide the world with entirely renewable, clean energy from which water would be the only waste product.

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Immersion in Virtual Reality Scenes of the Arctic Helps to Ease People’s Pain

Watching immersive 3D videos of icy Arctic scenes helps to relieve burning pain and could hold hope for treating chronic pain, a study has found.

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