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Hidden in Caves: Mineral Overgrowths Reveal Unprecedented Modern Sea-Level Rise

The early 1900s were an exciting time across the world, with rapid advances in the steel, electric and automobile industries.

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Pioneering Recycling Turns Mixed Waste into Premium Plastics With No Climate Impact

​Only a fraction of the material that could be turned into new plastic is currently recycled.

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Climate Change Will Increase Chances of Wildfire Globally – But Humans Can Still Help Reduce the Risk

New research highlights how the risk of wildfire is rising globally due to climate change – but also, how human actions and policies can play a critical role in regulating regional impacts. 

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Study Finds Climate Change Stronger Driver of Methane Than Expected

Scientists from NTU Singapore have shown that recent record-breaking increases in the atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gas methane could be explained by year-on-year changes in the climate. 

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Romantic Partners Can Influence Each Other’s Beliefs and Behaviors on Climate Change

Few would argue that romantic partners have the potential to shift each other’s beliefs and behaviors, but what about their views on climate change specifically? 

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Reassessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions From African Lakes

The emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) - the most potent greenhouse gases - into the atmosphere from African lakes are reassessed in a study undertaken by the Laboratory of Chemical Oceanography (FOCUS research unit / Faculty of Science). 

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Repairing Nature With DNA – And Drones

The monumental global task to restore degraded ecosystems will need to include sophisticated technologies such as environmental DNA monitoring to understand and support the recovery of complex biospheres, international researchers say.

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Oregon State Researchers Discover Compounds Contributing to Smoke Taint in Wine and Grapes

An Oregon State University-led research team has discovered a class of compounds that contribute to smoke taint in wine and grapes.

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Oregon State Survey Suggests Charismatic Songbird’s Numbers Have Dramatically Declined

The evening grosbeak, a noisy and charismatic songbird, once arrived at Oregon State University in springtime flocks so vast an OSU statistics professor estimated there were up to a quarter million of the birds on campus daily.

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One Step Closer to Fire-Safe, Recyclable Lithium-Metal Batteries

To power our increasingly electrified society, energy storage technology must evolve and adapt to meet the growing demand.

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