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Arecibo Observatory Scientists Help Unravel Surprise Asteroid Mystery

A team from the observatory publish their findings ahead of Asteroid Day, a U.N. designation aimed at increasing awareness about the threats some asteroids pose.

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Built Infrastructure, Hunting and Climate Change Linked to Huge Migratory Bird Declines

Migratory birds are declining globally because of the way that humans have modified the landscape over recent decades – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

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New Funding to Address Environmental Challenges

British Antarctic Survey (BAS) scientists will investigate critical challenges facing the UK, thanks to new funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). 

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Biodiversity Risks to Persist Well Beyond Future Global Temperature Peak

Even if global temperatures begin to decline after peaking this century because of climate change, the risks to biodiversity could persist for decades after, finds a new study by UCL and University of Cape Town researchers.

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NASA Data Supercharges Forecasting in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has a long history of deadly and costly storms. 

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Five Questions to Help You Understand Hurricanes and Climate Change

The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season has officially started, and NASA scientists are working with partners at NOAA, FEMA and other organizations to help communities prepare for these storms and respond to their aftermath. 

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NASA, Partners Offer Global View of Environmental Changes

Continuing the collaboration that produced the COVID-19 Earth Observing Dashboard in 2020, NASA and its international partners in Europe and Japan have combined the collective scientific power of their Earth-observing satellite data in expanding the online resource to document a broad array of planet-wide changes in the environment and human society.

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Artificial Photosynthesis Can Produce Food Without Sunshine

Photosynthesis has evolved in plants for millions of years to turn water, carbon dioxide, and the energy from sunlight into plant biomass and the foods we eat. 

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Methods From Weather Forecasting Can Be Adapted to Assess Risk of COVID-19 Exposure

Techniques used in weather forecasting can be repurposed to provide individuals with a personalized assessment of their risk of exposure to COVID-19 or other viruses, according to new research published by Caltech scientists.

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Catastrophic Flooding in Yellowstone

This year has been historic for Yellowstone National Park in more ways than one. Founded in 1872, America’s first national park is celebrating its 150th anniversary. It also experienced historic flooding, with rivers cresting at heights not seen in 100 years.

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