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New Research Could Help Save Species From Extinction

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) could help protect our plants and animals from extinction, by allowing scientists to predict which currently thriving species might be at risk in the future.

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New Study Shows Persistence of Meltwater Biodiversity Despite Glacier Loss

Glaciers are retreating in Glacier National Park and across the globe due to climate change.

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Long-Term Data Show Hurricanes Are Getting Stronger

In almost every region of the world where hurricanes form, their maximum sustained winds are getting stronger.

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What Does Drought Mean for Endangered California Salmon?

Climate change is projected to lead to more frequent and severe droughts in California.

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Ambitious EU Climate Efforts Could Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Rest of the World

The more the EU economy succeeds in dialing down greenhouse gas emissions, the more the rest of the world will turn them up – unless a similar level of green ambitions is shared by others.

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The Storm Chasers Making Life-Saving Forecasts

Weather forecasters in Africa are getting access to satellite data that will allow them to track the path and severity of developing storms – and reduce the death toll from extreme weather events.

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Czech Republic Drought Visible From Space

The prolonged period of dry weather in the Czech Republic has resulted in what experts are calling the ‘worst drought in 500 years.’ Scientists are using ESA satellite data to monitor the drought that’s gripped the country.

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A New Look into Sources and Impacts of Greenhouse Gases in China

China's implementation of a national carbon trading market to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions requires reliable and timely information on GHG sources and impacts.

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Modern Sea-Level Rise Linked to Human Activities, Rutgers Research Reaffirms

Surprising glacial and nearly ice-free periods in last 66 million years.

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UH Researchers Reveal Largest and Hottest Shield Volcano on Earth

In a recently published study, researchers from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology revealed the largest and hottest shield volcano on Earth.

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