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Bird Populations in Eastern Canada Declining Due to Forest ‘Degradation,’ Research Shows

Bird species that live in wooded areas are under stress from human-caused changes to forest composition, according to new research led by Oregon State University that quantifies the effects of forest “degradation” on bird habitat.

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Scientists Call for Cap on Production to End Plastic Pollution

Capping production of new plastics will help cut their release to the environment — and brings other benefits, from boosting the value of plastics to helping tackle climate change.

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Bay Area Storms Get Wetter in a Warming World

Study simulates San Francisco's worst storms in future climate conditions, finds up to 37% wetter extreme events

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Alaska’s Water Crop Is a Natural Resource

Alaska has more water stored in glaciers than anywhere outside of Greenland and Antarctica.

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Bristol Set to Supercharge Growth of Next Generation Zero Carbon Emission Technology

The technology not only means power distribution networks will waste much less energy, but they could also look very different.

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Migrating Puget Sound Steelhead Face Increased Predation at Hood Canal Bridge

Threatened Puget Sound steelhead face many challenges on their migration, including infrastructure barriers like the Hood Canal floating bridge.

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New Study Could Help Reduce Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions

In this new study, researchers developed a first-of-its-kind knowledge-guided machine learning model for agroecosystem

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Space-Based System Using GPS Satellites Could Warn of Incoming Tsunamis

A new method for detecting tsunamis using existing GPS satellites orbiting Earth could serve as an effective warning system for countries worldwide, according to a new study by an international team led by UCL researchers.

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Model Pinpoints Glaciers at Risk of Collapse Due to Climate Change

As climate change warms the planet, glaciers are melting faster, and scientists fear that many will collapse by the end of the century, drastically raising sea level and inundating coastal cities and island nations.

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For Gen Z, Climate Change Is a Heavy Emotional Burden

People who have come of age in recent decades — millennials and members of Generation Z — have been exposed to a steady stream of alarming news about climate change and ecological destruction. 

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