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Sharp Increase in Hypertension-Related Deaths in US, Study Finds

Rates of deaths related to hypertension have risen by 72 percent and 20 percent in rural and urban areas of the U.S., respectively, according to research presented during ACC.20/WCC and published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 

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Parasitic Cones in Hokkaido

These nested volcanic features grew as small, secondary vents along the flanks of larger volcanoes.

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An Ash-Damaged Island in the Philippines

When it erupted in January 2020, Taal Volcano blanketed the surrounding area with volcanic debris that has taken a toll on farmers.

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Stockpiling Puts Others At Risk

Social distancing requires only a two-week supply of items, a Texas A&M Agrilife expert says.

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Monarch Butterfly Numbers Down Again

Texas A&M Professor Craig Wilson said Monarchs number about 141.5 million this year, compared to 300 million last year.

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Accounting For The Human Reaction

Behavioral changes like social distancing are an often-missing factor in disease outbreak models, a Texas A&M expert says.

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Coronavirus Stimulus Plans Are An Opportunity For Bold Climate Action, Expert Says

Governments and financial institutions should incorporate climate change action into their COVID-19 economic recovery plans, the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol, told Climate Home News.

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Brands Can and Should Lead Consumers Towards Sustainability

What to do when consumers want plastic, but also worry about the planet.

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Environmental Policy Often Has Undesirable Side Effects

Researchers from the University of Bonn show risks and possible counter strategies in a new publication.

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