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One Giant Leap for Microplastics

Sometimes, in the enormity of the global climate emergency, we forget about the importance of the small stuff.

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The Latest in Climate Change Attribution and the Law

The evolving field of climate change attribution science plays a critical role in shaping our understanding of how humans are affecting the global climate system, and in informing discussions about responsibility for climate change impacts.

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The Many Lives of Charcoal

Researchers track the charcoal supply chain through research in Uganda.

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Do Soils Need a Low-Salt Diet?

High levels of salt can damage soil microbes and plants.

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There’s a Twist in the Story of Volcanism & Mass Extinctions, Say CCNY Researchers

Research suggests ancient volcanic eruptions may not have been the only cause of past mass extinctions.

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New Coastal Overtopping Forecast Made Available to the Public

The Operational Wave and Water Level (OWWL) model has been developed by the University’s Coastal Processes Research Group.

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Researchers Virtually ‘Unwind’ Lithium Battery

An international team led by researchers at UCL has revealed new insights into the workings of a lithium battery by virtually “unrolling” its coil of electrode layers using an algorithm designed for papyrus scrolls.

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Near Caves And Mines, Corrugated Pipes May Interfere With Bat Echolocation

When entrances to caves and mines — essential roosting places for bats — are blocked to prevent people from going inside, the gates often include a pipe to allow bats to access their roosts.

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Scientists Warn Humanity About Worldwide Insect Decline

Engaging civil society and policy makers is essential for the future and mutual well-being both of people and insects.

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‘Rule Breaking’ Plants May Be Climate Change Survivors

Plants that break some of the ‘rules’ of ecology by adapting in unconventional ways may have a higher chance of surviving climate change, according to researchers from the University of Queensland and Trinity College Dublin.

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