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NASA Finds Strong Storms in Developing Tropical Storm Mekkhala

After Tropical Depression 07W formed close to the western Philippines, it moved away and strengthened into a tropical storm in the South China Sea.

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Landmarks Facing Climate Threats Could ‘Transform,’ Expert Says

How much effort should be spent trying to keep Venice looking like Venice – even as it faces rising sea levels that threaten the city with more frequent extreme flooding?

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Spiky COVID-19 Particle No Match for Taste Bud Cells

A new study from the Regenerative Bioscience Center at the University of Georgia is the first to suggest that COVID-19 does not directly damage taste bud cells.

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NASA’s MAVEN Observes Martian Night Sky Pulsing in Ultraviolet Light

Vast areas of the Martian night sky pulse in ultraviolet light, according to images from NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft.

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Forest Growth In Drier Climates Will Be Impacted By Reduced Snowpack, PSU Study Finds

new study suggests that future reductions in seasonal snowpack as a result of climate change may negatively influence forest growth in semi-arid climates, but less so in wetter climates.

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Another Intense Summer of Fires in Siberia

Following an active 2019 season, fires in 2020 have again been abundant, widespread, and have produced abnormally large carbon emissions.

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July 2020 Was Record Hot for Many U.S. States

Tropical storms in the Atlantic formed at a record pace.

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Breakthrough: Restored Corals Ready to Become Parents

Massive corals restored to Florida's Coral Reef are ready to become parents in the wild.

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New Paper Addresses the Mix of Contaminants in Fukushima Wastewater, Highlights Risks of Dumping Into the Ocean

A large problem exists in the form of more than 1,000 tanks full of contaminated, but treated, wastewater stored on the grounds of the power plant.

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Seal-eating Killer Whales Accumulate Large Amounts of Harmful Pollutants

Killer whales along the Norwegian coast have long classified as fish-eaters. New research shows that some of them also eat seals - and accumulate large amounts of harmful pollutants.

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