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New Species of Tree Discovered in Tanzania Mountains

Researchers have discovered a new species of tree in the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania.

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New Hubble Constant Measurement Adds to Mystery of Universe's Expansion Rate

Astronomers have made a new measurement of how fast the universe is expanding, using an entirely different kind of star than previous endeavors.

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Tracking down Climate Change with Radar Eyes

Over the past 22 years, sea levels in the Arctic have risen an average of 2.2 millimeters per year.

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Gaia Starts Mapping the Galactic Bar in The Milky Way

The first direct measurement of the bar-shaped collection of stars at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy has been made by combining data from the Gaia mission (European Space Agency, ESA) with complementary observations by ground- and space-based telescopes.

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Private Land Con­Ser­Va­Tion Research Un­Der­Rep­Res­Ents Geo­Graph­Ical Re­Gions and Stakeholders

Biodiversity loss is one of the most prominent global issues, also affecting human well-being.

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Super Volcanic Eruptions Interrupt Ozone Recovery

Since the Antarctic ozone hole was detected in 1985, depletion of the ozone layer—the “big umbrella” that protects all life on Earth—has raised considerable concern.

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Tropical Depression Danas Affecting Philippines in NASA Satellite Imagery

NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean after the sixth tropical depression formed.

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Taps Run Dry for Half of Zimbabwe’s Capital City, Affecting Millions

More than 2 million people in and around Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, are currently without access to municipal drinking water, the result of a years-long drought and high water pollution levels, Climate Change News reported.

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NASA’s Aqua Satellite Documents the Brief Life of Tropical Depression 4E

The Eastern Pacific Ocean generated the fourth tropical cyclone of the hurricane season on July 13 and by the next day, it had already weakened into a remnant low pressure area.

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New Analysis Reveals Challenges for Drought Management in Oregon’s Willamette River Basin

In Oregon’s fertile Willamette River Basin, where two-thirds of the state’s population lives, managing water scarcity would be more effective if conservation measures were introduced in advance and upstream from the locations where droughts are likely to cause shortages, according to a new study.

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