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Climate Conundrum: Study Finds Ants Aren’t Altering Behavior in Rising Temperatures

Researchers at North Carolina State University found that ants did not adjust their behavior in response to warming temperatures and persisted in sub-optimal microhabitats even when optimal ones were present.

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Hydrogen's Place in an Increasingly Connected Energy Web Shows Need for Regulatory Change

Capturing the potential profits and jobs offered by a growing hydrogen industry may need as much innovation in regulatory agencies as it does in the research laboratories, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Climate Change Presents a Mismatch for Songbirds’ Breeding Season

Spring is the sweet spot for breeding songbirds in California’s Central Valley – not too hot, not too wet.

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Climate Change Likely to Uproot More Amazon Trees

Tropical forests are crucial for sucking up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

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Preparing for a Changing Climate

University of Delaware civil engineers are leading a multi-institutional effort to identify the best models to calculate flood risk at coastal military installations where climate change threatens to increase the risk of flood damage from sea level rise and storm surge.

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Slime for the Climate, Delivered by Brown Algae

Brown algae take up large amounts of carbon dioxide from the air and release parts of the carbon contained therein back into the environment in mucous form. 

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That Sinking Feeling: Are Ice Roads Holding Up Under January’s Unseasonable Warmth?

Vital winter ice road infrastructure may be cracking and sinking under the load of an unseasonably warm start to the new year across Europe and North America, a trend York University Associate Professor Sapna Sharma and team has detailed in a recent study.

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NASA Says 2022 Fifth Warmest Year on Record, Warming Trend Continues

Earth's average surface temperature in 2022 tied with 2015 as the fifth warmest on record, according to an analysis by NASA. 

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‘Walrus Detectives’ Sought for Conservation Science

This week (17 January) British Antarctic Survey and WWF are inviting the public to become ‘walrus detectives’ and get involved in the Walrus from Space project to help with vital research to enable a better understanding of these Arctic marine mammals.

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Cutting Costs and Emissions in Beef Production

A research team led by the University of Queensland has developed a tool to help the global beef industry simultaneously reduce costs and greenhouse gas emissions while meeting demand for meat.

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