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Natural Climate Protection May Be Written in Stone

When it comes to reducing the impact of climate change, humanity appears caught between a rock and a hard place. But, in this case, the rock may offer a surprisingly softer landing.

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Declining Rainfall Threatens Unique Stream Species in WA

Researchers from the Harry Butler Institute have warned of a loss of stream fauna in Southwestern Australia as permanent streams dry out each year.

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Cut European Short-Haul Flights to Dramatically Reduce Emissions According to New Research

New data curated by scientists at The University of Manchester has found that the main culprit for aviation emissions across the connected continent of Europe is countless short journey flights.

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Long Island Water-Quality Assessment Shows Cause for Concern

Stony Brook University scientists have completed their assessment of water quality in Long Island’s estuaries in 2021, and the news is not good.

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Satellites View California Oil Spill

Satellite imagers can make oil spills easier to detect in open water.

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NOAA's New Uncrewed Glider Poised to Help Vastly Increase High-Altitude Research

The system has the potential to usher in a new era of atmospheric research

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USC Studies Show That Clean Air Matters for a Healthy Brain

Two USC researchers whose work linked air pollution to a greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease and faster cognitive decline are seeing signs that cleaner air can make a difference in brain health.

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Recycled Concrete and CO2 From the Air are Made into a New Building Material

A new kind of concrete could reduce emissions from the construction industry.

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Oregon State Microbiology Research Furthers Understanding of Ocean’s Role in Carbon Cycling

Microbiology researchers at Oregon State University have shed new light on the mechanisms of carbon cycling in the ocean, using a novel approach to track which microbes are consuming different types of organic carbon produced by common phytoplankton species.

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