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Innovative UVM Program Turns Local Farms into Learning Laboratories

Senior environmental studies major Nell Carpenter is holding court, in a friendly, peer-to-peer kind of way, with eight fellow students in her PSS 212, Advanced Agroecology class.

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Dairy calves’ personalities predict their ability to cope with stress

A University of British Columbia (UBC) study published earlier this year found that dairy calves have distinct personality traits from a very young age.

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Industrial fisheries are starving seabirds all around the world

Industrial fisheries are starving seabirds like penguins and terns by competing for the same prey sources, new research from the French National Center for Scientific Research in Montpellier and the Sea Around Us initiative at the University of British Columbia has found.

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NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson tests drone use for shoreline mapping

NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey and the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) recently conducted operational tests of small unmanned aerial systems — or drones — on board NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson in support of survey operations conducted along the south coast of Puerto Rico.

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A Glimmer of Hope for the World’s Coral Reefs

The future of the world’s coral reefs is uncertain, as the impact of global heating continues to escalate.

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Humans May Be Reversing the Climate Clock By 50 Million Years

Researchers show that humans are reversing a long-term cooling trend tracing back at least 50 million years, and it's taken just two centuries.

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Winds of Climate Change Will Affect Migratory Birds

Under future climate scenarios, changing winds may make it harder for North American birds to migrate south in the autumn but easier for them to come north in the spring.

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Researchers Find Unexpected Impact of Hurricanes on Puerto Rico’s Watershed

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found unprecedentedly high levels of nitrate, an essential plant nutrient, in streams and watersheds of Puerto Rico for a year after two consecutive major hurricanes in 2017.

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NASA Provides New Look at Puerto Rico Post-Hurricane Maria

Two new NASA research efforts delve into Hurricane Maria's far-reaching effects on the island's forests as seen in aerial surveys and on its residents' energy and electricity access as seen in data from space.

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The Fauna in the Antarctica is Threatened by Pathogens Humans Spread in Polar Latitudes

The fauna in the Antarctica could be in danger due the pathogens humans spread in places and research stations in the southern ocean.

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