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Climate Change Negatively Impacting Bumble Bees: Study

Temperature changes have negatively impacted most species of bumble bees over the past 120 years, according to new research published this week in Biology Letters.

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Proactive Approaches Needed to Enable Ecosystems to Adapt to Climate Change

“There is actually a lot we can do to help systems cope with oncoming climate change,” says Simon Fraser University biology professor and author Jonathan Moore, who with University of Washington professor Daniel Schindler, reviewed and assessed the potential benefits of forward-looking approaches.

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Climate Change Could Lead to a Dramatic Temperature-Linked Decrease in Essential Omega-3 Fatty Acids

The effects of global climate change already are resulting in the loss of sea ice, accelerated sea level rise, and longer and more intense heat waves, among other threats.

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UMD-led Study Finds Climate Answers in Trees—Particularly Big Ones

A new University of Maryland-led study by an international team of scientists paints a vivid image of how forests developed over centuries and contribute to Earth’s carbon balance—a crucial component to maintaining a steady global climate.

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Coastal Marsh Migration May Further Fuel Climate Change

As rising sea levels cause marshes to move inland in six mid-Atlantic states, the coastal zone will not continue to serve as a carbon sink but release more carbon into the atmosphere, a new modeling study led by researchers at Duke University finds.

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Reducing Air Pollution Can Support Healthy Brain Development: Study

A new study finds that having a portable air cleaner in the home can reduce the negative impacts of air pollution on brain development in children.

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Projected Increase in Space Travel May Damage Ozone Layer

Projected growth in rocket launches for space tourism, moon landings, and perhaps travel to Mars has many dreaming of a new era of space exploration. 

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NOAA’s JPSS-2 Satellite Completes Critical Testing Milestone

NOAA’s JPSS-2 satellite has cleared a critical testing milestone, bringing it a step closer to launch. 

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Study Reveals How Climate Change Can Significantly Impact One of the World’s Most Important Carbon-Rich Ecosystems

Mangrove forests play a vital role in the health of our planet. The trees and shrubs absorb a substantial amount of greenhouse gas emissions, help protect communities from rising sea levels, and act as nurseries for baby fish.

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Tapping the Ocean as a Source of Natural Products Climate Changes Lead to Water Imbalance, Conflict in Tibetan Plateau

Climate change is putting an enormous strain on global water resources, and according to researchers, the Tibetan Plateau is suffering from a water imbalance so extreme that it could lead to an increase in international conflicts.

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