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Environmental ‘timebomb’ warning for world’s groundwater reserves

Over half of the world’s groundwater flows could take over 100 years to respond fully to climate change, new research has revealed.

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Warning For World’s Groundwater Reserves

Future generations could be faced with an environmental ‘time bomb’ if climate change is to have a significant effect on the world’s essential groundwater reserves.

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Ancient Climate Change Triggered Warming That Lasted Thousands of Years

A rapid rise in temperature on ancient Earth triggered a climate response that may have prolonged the warming for many thousands of years, according to scientists.

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Unique Camera Enables Researchers to See the World the Way Birds Do

Using a specially designed camera, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have succeeded for the first time in recreating how birds see colours in their surroundings.

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Corals Light the Way to a Healthy Partnership

Research finds that corals emit an enticing fluorescent green light that attracts mobile microalgae.

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The pace at which the world’s permafrost soils are warming

Global warming is leaving more and more apparent scars in the world’s permafrost regions. 

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Trout, salamander populations able to quickly bounce back from severe drought conditions

Populations of coastal cutthroat trout and coastal giant salamanders in the Pacific Northwest show the ability to rebound quickly from drought conditions, new research by Oregon State University suggests.

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IU study predicts how air pollutants from U.S. forest soils will increase with climate change

A study from Indiana University has found that trees influence whether soil can remove or emit gases that cause smog, acid rain and respiratory problems.

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Improved plastics recycling thanks to spectral imaging

If we are ever to reduce the quantity of plastics being dumped into the environment, efficient recycling is essential.

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Near-term climate prediction ‘coming of age’, study shows

The quest for climate scientists to be able to bridge the gap between shorter-term seasonal forecasts and long-term climate projections is ‘coming of age’, a study shows.

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