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NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellite Finds a Weaker Tropical Storm Leepi

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite caught up with Typhoon Leepi in the open waters of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and captured a visible image that showed the bulk of clouds were northeast of the center.

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Report on Washington’s sea level rise gets boost from University of Oregon data

To help project sea level rise along the Washington coastline in a newly released report, two University of Oregon researchers looked to the land.

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As wild bison return to Banff National Park, geographers study their impact on vegetation

This summer, as wild bison are reintroduced to Banff National Park for the first time in over a century, geographers from the University of Calgary have been surveying the move intently.

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New research helps identify the once-mysterious origin of the 'world's most useful fossils'

Many outside of the field of paleontology are likely unfamiliar with the term conodonts, which describes fossilized, cone-shaped teeth from ancient animals who died out at the end of the Triassic Period.

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University of Toronto's Lost River

The lush, green walking path that sits between the ROM and the Royal Conservatory of Music is arguably one of the most picturesque parts of U of T's downtown Toronto campus. But did you know it used to be home to Taddle Creek?

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Researchers conduct most comprehensive airborne mercury testing in Toronto area

University of Toronto researchers say they have conducted the most comprehensive monitoring of airborne mercury ever in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), finding that although mercury concentrations continue to be low, emission levels officially reported to the government are often inaccurate.

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For grassland bird conservation, it’s not the size that matters

University of Manitoba researchers have published new findings that can help us save grassland birds, whose populations have declined more severely than species of any other Canadian ecosystem.

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Fishing fleets travelling further to catch fewer fish

Industrial fishing fleets have doubled the distance they travel to fishing grounds since 1950 but catch only a third of what they did 65 years ago per kilometre travelled, a new study has found.

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NOAA forecasters lower Atlantic hurricane season prediction

Conditions in the ocean and the atmosphere are conspiring to produce a less active Atlantic hurricane season than initially predicted in May, though NOAA and FEMA are raising caution as the season enters its peak months.

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Common Skin Cancer Can Signal Increased Risk of Other Cancers

People who develop abnormally frequent cases of a skin cancer known as basal cell carcinoma appear to be at significantly increased risk for the development of other cancers, including blood, breast, colon and prostate cancers, according to a preliminary study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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