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NASA Helps Puerto Rico Prepare for Saharan Dust Impacts

Puerto Rico now has an air quality warning system that provides three days of advance notice about potentially harmful dust that travels across the Atlantic Ocean from the Sahara Desert.

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A Walk Through the Rainbow with PACE

When it comes to “ocean color”, both the wavelength and intensity of the colors leaving the ocean are important.

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Released Siamese Crocodile Found Nesting in the Wild

A Siamese crocodile that was released into the wild in 2018 has been recorded nesting in Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains.

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How Well Do You Know Your Bumblebees?

A citizen science collaboration, of which the University of Aberdeen is part of, launched a new tool this week to help members of the public learn more about bumblebees.

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The Anthropocene Signature on Mount Elbrus, Caucasus

Ice core samples were analyed for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and fragrances as representative emerging pollutants from the 1930s to 2005.

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Baleen Whales Have Changed Their Distribution in the Western North Atlantic

A decade of acoustic data reveals changes in distribution in four species of baleen whales since 2010. Warming ocean waters and shifting prey could be among the reasons.

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Research Underscores Importance of Global Surveillance of Plant Pathogens

​Bacterial leaf streak of corn is an emerging disease of corn that has now spread to ten states.

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Improved Waste Separation Using Super-Stable Magnetic Fluid

Magnetically separating waste particles makes it possible to reclaim a variety of raw materials from waste.

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App Will Track Harmful Dust From Bauxite Mining in Guinea

The rapid expansion of the bauxite industry has come at a cost to both humans and the environment.

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Climate Change Could Make Toxic Algal Blooms in Our Oceans More Deadly

Blooms of the toxic microbes can adversely affect marine life, seafood and water quality.

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