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Sustainability Claims About Rubber Don’t Stick

Research led by the University of Göttingen calls into question sustainability claims by large corporation

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Widespread Melt on the George VI Ice Shelf

In January 2020, a vast area of melt formed on the surface of the ice shelf west of the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Bending with the Wind: Coral Spawning linked to Ocean Environment

During the early summer, corals simultaneously release tiny balls composed of sperms and eggs, known as bundles, that float to the ocean surface.

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Stanford Biologists Help Solve Fungi Mysteries

Pine forests are chock full of wild animals and plant life, but there's an invisible machine underground.

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Quo Vadis Antarctic Bottom Water?

The formation of deep water, which is an important and sensitive component of the climate system, takes place in only a few parts of the ocean. 

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Johns Hopkins Researchers: Climate Change Threatens to Unlock New Microbes and Increase Heat-Related Illness and Death

The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI) recently published “Viewpoint” articles by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professors who warn that global climate change is likely to unlock dangerous new microbes, as well as threaten humans’ ability to regulate body temperature.

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Wildfire Risk Can Be Reduced With Agroforestry

New pan-European research has found that proactive land management with agroforestry – mixing livestock and trees – reduces the risk of wildfires occurring in European Mediterranean areas.

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First Two Nature-Based Water Retention Measures are Operational in Hungary

Increasingly extreme temperature, hydrology, or other meteorological phenomena are some of the most widely predicted impacts of climate change. 

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Air Pollution in New York City Linked to Wildfires Hundreds of Miles Away

A new study shows that air pollutants from the smoke of fires from as far as Canada and the southeastern U.S. traveled hundreds of miles and several days to reach Connecticut and New York City, where it caused significant increases in pollution concentrations.

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Urine Fertilizer: ‘Aging’ Effectively Protects Against Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance

Recycled and aged human urine can be used as a fertilizer with low risks of transferring antibiotic resistant DNA to the environment, according to new research from the University of Michigan.

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