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Alarming Long-Term Effects of Insecticides Weaken Ant Colonies

This study highlights the need to overthink current deployment and management of chemical pest control for more sustainable agriculture.

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How to Bring Con­ser­va­tion Mes­saging Into Wild­life-Based Tour­ism

Authors found that conservation messaging is virtually absent from many mainstream wildlife-based tourism operations.

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Knowledge of Severe Storm Patterns May Improve Tornado Warnings

A radar signature may help distinguish which severe storms are likely to produce dangerous tornadoes, potentially leading to more accurate warnings, according to scientists.

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Surprising Mammal Diversity Discovered in Bidoup Nui Ba NP

New surveys have revealed surprising mammal biodiversity in Bidoup Nui Ba National Park (Bidoup Nui Ba NP), a large protected area located in the southern part of the Annamites range.

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Underwater Cameras Reveal Biodiversity Hotspot in Tropical Marine Park

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have found an area of tropical ocean protected under law is a hotspot for iconic marine life but does not provide enough defence from human activities.

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Impact of Shale Gas “Ignored” in England, New Study Finds

The UK Government and its advisory groups “marginalised or ignored” the environmental and public health ramifications of permitting shale gas extraction in England, according to new research.

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Greenhouse Gases in Glasgow’s Air to Be Monitored in Real-Time

A network of sensors installed across Glasgow schools will monitor levels of the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) in the city’s air, which contributes to climate change.

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Indices of Health Under Our Feet

Wasterwater gathered at treatment plants contains a wealth of information relevant to human and environmental health.

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As Wildfires Flare Up Across West, New Research Highlights Risk of Long-Term Ecological Change

Following high-severity fire, scientists have found forest recovery may increasingly be compromised by lack of tree seed sources, warmer and drier post-fire climate and more frequent reburning.

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New Winter Squash Decline Research Paves the Way for Understanding the Disease

Winter squash is an important crop grown in the Willamette Valley, and the most important processing cultivar, Golden Delicious, has been grown in Oregon since the 1970s.

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