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Variations in Precipitation at the North Pole Set to Increase Sharply

The climate warms, even more so in the Arctic, and with it there will be more precipitation.

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EWG Study: EPA Fails To Follow Landmark Law To Protect Children From Pesticides in Food

The landmark Food Quality Protection Act requires the Environmental Protection Agency to protect children’s health by applying an extra margin of safety to legal limits for pesticides in food.

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Half of U.S. Deaths Related to Air Pollution Are Linked to Out-of-State Emissions

Study tracks pollution from state to state in the 48 contiguous United States.

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Climate Change to Increase Global Farmland, But at Environmental Costs, Study Reveals

Researchers found large increases in agricultural landmass due to climate change will come with major environmental impacts.

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Electrical and Ocean Currents: New Study Finds Surprising Seasonal Changes in Hudson Bay

UAlberta oceanographers overturn decades-old understanding of the iconic Canadian ocean system, with implications for hydroelectric power generation.

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Ocean Fish Farming in Tropics and Sub-tropics Most Impacted by Climate Change

Diners may soon find more farmed oysters and fewer Atlantic salmon on their plates as climate change warms Canada’s Pacific coast.

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Researchers Track Dust Pollution, Health to Spot Dangers in West Africa

Dust storms are a frequent threat to public health in parts of West Africa. In Senegal, Penn State researchers found dust to be responsible for poor air quality, which is followed by a rise in poor health outcomes.

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New Study Shows Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Larger Than Previously Thought

Toxic and invisible oil spread well beyond the known satellite footprint of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel school of Marine and Atmospheric Science.

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Algae Team Rosters Could Help ID ‘Super Corals’

U.S. and Australian researchers have found a potential tool for identifying “super corals” that can tolerate a limited amount of climate change.

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NASA Finds Heavy Rain Southwest of Tropical Cyclone Uesi’s Center

The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM satellite provided a look at the rainfall occurring within Tropical Cyclone Uesi and found heaviest rainfall in the southern quadrant of the storm.

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