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Limiting the Impacts of Technology Materials for the Low Carbon Transition

Researchers have demonstrated how a detailed ‘cradle to grave’ evaluation at the outset of new metal mining explorations can greatly mitigate against negative environmental impacts.

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NASA Study Examines Houston-area Air Quality Issues

NASA scientists are in Houston this month for an intensive air quality study exploring the effects of emissions and weather on air pollution, as well as the relationship between air quality and socioeconomic factors.

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As Italy’s Glaciers Recede, a Stunning World of Ice Is Being Lost

Like mountain glaciers worldwide, the glaciers of the Italian Alps are steadily melting away. 

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Coral Reef Biodiversity Predicted to Shift as Climate Changes

Coral reefs are among the most biologically diverse, complex and productive ecosystems on the planet. Most of coral reef biodiversity consists of tiny organisms living deep within the three-dimensional reef matrix.

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Loss of Picky-Eating Fish Threatens Coral Reef Food Webs

Coral reefs all over the world, already threatened by rising temperatures brought about by climate change, also face serious challenges from the possibility of fish species extinctions. 

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Sudbury Impact Structure

Few craters are as large, or as old, as this impact structure in southeastern Ontario, Canada.

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From Safe Drinking Water to Sustainable Fisheries, NOAA GLERL’s Experimental Lake Erie Hypoxia Forecast Is Even More Useful Than Anticipated

By forecasting potential hypoxic upwelling events that could impact water quality, NOAA GLERL’s Experimental Hypoxia Forecast Model helps drinking water plant managers be prepared to adjust their treatment processes as needed.

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Now Available: International Guidelines on Natural and Nature-Based Features for Flood Risk Management

Informing the implementation of nature-based solutions and natural infrastructure as an alternative to conventional hardened infrastructure.

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California Utility Expands Use Of Texas A&M Wildfire Prevention System

PG&E engineers call outage prediction tool ‘fundamental’ to reducing risk.

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Research On Greater Amberjack To Be One Of Largest Fish Studies Of Its Kind

Texas A&M-Galveston’s Jay Rooker and David Wells will be part of a team to see if the species is facing declining numbers.

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