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A July of Extremes

In the United States, pervasive and persistent heat domes put more than 150 million people under heat warnings and advisories in the month of July.

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Dodging the Dead Zone: Finding Shrimp During Low-Oxygen Conditions

Seasonal hypoxic conditions in the Gulf of Mexico force many shrimp to relocate.

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Most but Not All Texas Coaches Say They’ll Plan for Climate Change

Rice University survey suggests some aren’t considering dangerous conditions to come

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Utah’s Great Salt Lake is Disappearing

Utah’s Great Salt Lake dropped to its lowest recorded water level last month as a megadrought persists across the US southwest

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NASA’s Mineral Dust Detector Starts Gathering Data

Newly installed on the space station, the instrument, called EMIT, will help answer questions about how mineral dust from Earth’s arid regions affects climate.

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Dusty Glaciers in Iceland

Windstorms lofted sand and dust from the ground onto the Vatnajökull ice cap.

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A Window of Opportunity for Methane to Slip by Nature’s Filters

A new study develops a method to understand the role of microorganisms in increasing emissions of methane from seabeds.

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Recovering Biodiversity in Brazil’s Pioneering Atlantic Forest Through Conservation and Ecological Restoration

Study finds it necessary to conserve natural remnants of old foreasts in addition to restoring new forests.

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NY Onion Growers Can Keep Yields While Cutting Chemical Use

A new stud showed that by following action thresholds to determine when to apply insecticides to control onion thrips, farmers made 2.3 fewer applications per season while maintaining yields and bulb size.

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