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Warming Brings Early Bloom to Bulgarian Rose Fields

In Bulgaria, a famed rose harvest has come nearly a month early this year.

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Iron Could Be Key to Less Expensive, Greener Lithium-Ion Batteries, Research Finds

What if a common element rather than scarce, expensive ones was a key component in electric car batteries?

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Roots Are a Key to Drought-Tolerant Maize

Study headed by the University of Bonn analyses 9,000 varieties of maize around the world.

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The Impacts of Climate Change on Food Production

A new peer-reviewed study from researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington; the University of Nevada, Reno; and Virginia Tech shows that climate change has led to decreased pollen production from plants and less pollen diversity than previously thought, which could have a significant impact on food production.

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Recycling Carbon Dioxide Into Household Chemicals

A low-cost, tin-based catalyst can selectively convert carbon dioxide to three widely produced chemicals — ethanol, acetic acid and formic acid.

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Antarctic Ice Shelf Spawns Iceberg A-83

A large wedge of ice broke from Antarctica’s Brunt Ice Shelf in late May 2024, the most recent in a series of notable icebergs spawned by the shelf in the past few years.

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The Global Clean Water Crisis Looms Large

Water scarcity will intensify with climate and socioeconomic change, disproportionately impacting populations located in the Global South. 

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Smoke Covered 70% of California During Biggest Wildfire Years

As much as 70% of California was covered by wildfire smoke during parts of 2020 and 2021, according to a study from the University of California, Davis.

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Record Low Antarctic Sea Ice ‘Extremely Unlikely’ Without Climate Change

Scientists at the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have found that the record-low levels of sea ice around Antarctica in 2023 were extremely unlikely to happen without the influence of climate change. 

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White and Black Volcanoes of Saudi Arabia

While the Arabian Peninsula is known for its vast deserts of sand, the area also contains extensive fields of lava.

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