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Nature’s Road To Recovery

A researcher from the Faculty of Science is among a large international group of experts who are recommending how to save nature from extraordinary biodiversity loss.

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Yogesh Surendranath Wants To Decarbonize Our Energy Systems

Electricity plays many roles in our lives, from lighting our homes to powering the technology and appliances we rely on every day.

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California’s Rising and Sinking Coast

Millions of people in the state live in low-lying coastal areas where land subsidence is exacerbating the risks of sea level rise.

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Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California

The Cameron Peak and August Complex fires have punctuated a year of natural drama in the American West.

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Arctic Communities Planning for Abrupt Permafrost Thaw

The Arctic is warming faster than most places on Earth

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New Study Finds Seabird Response to Abrupt Climate Change 5,000 Years Ago Transformed Island Ecosystems in the Falklands

New study finds seabird response to abrupt climate change 5,000 years ago transformed island ecosystems in the Falklands

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Microplastics ‘Abundant’ in Remote Polar Seas

Microplastic pollution exists on the seabed in Antarctica in the same quantities as in the North Atlantic and Mediterranean, scientists have found.

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First-of-Its-Kind Surface Water Atlas Brings Together 35 Years of Satellite Data

The Atlas of Global Surface Water Dynamics illustrates the changes in the Earth’s lakes, rivers and wetlands over time.

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Fossil Fuel Subsidies Need Global Reform, Say Baker Institute Experts

Fossil fuels still receive most of the international government support provided to the energy sector despite their “well-known environmental and public health damage,” according to new research from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

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New Study First to Link Plastic Ingestion and Dietary Metals in Seabirds

A new study by scientists from the University of Tasmania, CSIRO and the University of South Australia is the first to find a relationship between plastic debris ingested by seabirds and liver concentrations of mineral metals, with potential links to pollution and nutrition.

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