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Warming Influence of Greenhouse Gases Continues to Rise, NOAA Finds

Record high levels of greenhouse gas pollution continued to increase the heat trapped in the atmosphere in 2019, according to an annual analysis released by NOAA scientists.

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Global Environmental Changes Leading to Shorter, Younger Trees

PNNL-led researchers: Conditions that started decades ago are changing forests and are likely to continue.

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New Groundwater Research: Clay Layers Exacerbate Arsenic Problems In Bangladesh

Co-authored by Texas A&M’s Dr. Peter Knappett, the recently published study examined causes of arsenic contamination in Bangladesh aquifers.

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30-Year-Old ‘Snail Mail’ Leads To Collection Of Extinct Species Discovered By Texas A&M-Galveston Professor

Marine biologists are studying snails and other marine life from Pacific locations to learn more about species facing extinction.

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UNH Researchers Find Wildfires Can Alter Arctic Watersheds for 50 Years

Climate change has contributed to the increase in the number of wildfires across the globe especially in the Arctic.

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Cloud Building Over Hainan

The clouds that frequently produce severe weather—cumulonimbus—are seen building up during the afternoon over the South China Sea.

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NASA’s AIM Spots First Arctic Noctilucent Clouds of the Season

Ice-blue clouds are drifting high above the Arctic, which means the Northern Hemisphere’s noctilucent cloud season is here.

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Beyond the Garnish: Will a New Type of Produce Get the Microgreen Light?

Microgreens. They’re leafy green vegetables that are relatively new to the dining room, but a study by a Colorado State University team indicates that they will be welcome company at the table.

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Smart Sponge Could Clean up Oil Spills

A Northwestern University-led team has developed a highly porous smart sponge that selectively soaks up oil in water.

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