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Longer Lives Not Dependent on Increased Energy Use

Growing consumption of energy and fossil fuels over four decades did not play a significant role in increasing life expectancy across 70 countries.

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Nighttime Images Capture Change in China

Night lights not only speak to where we live, but how.

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Scientists Predict the Size of Plastics Animals Can Eat

A team of scientists at Cardiff University has, for the first time, developed a way of predicting the size of plastics different animals are likely to ingest.

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Scientists Reveal the Iron Records and its Sources in Glacial Basin Shallow Ice Core of the East Antarctica

As global warming intensifies, the ice melting of polar ice sheet may release much more bioavailable Fe to the ocean and atmosphere.

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Microplastics Found in 4 of 5 Bivalve Species Investigated in Nordic Waters

The study indicates that some bivalve species, including blue mussel, are suitable as indicator species to monitor microplastics in the Nordic marine environment.

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Pollution Levels in UK Cities Drop as Coronavirus Impacts on Daily Life, New Data Reveals

Air pollution levels in some cities in the UK have dropped to levels lower than the average of the previous five years as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts travel and work, new research shows.

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What Can We Learn From Covid-19 to Help With Climate Change?

How do the impacts of Covid-19 and climate change differ?

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Global Supply Chains as a Way to Curb Carbon Emissions

The coronavirus outbreak raised everyone’s awareness of the significance of global supply chains to modern economies.

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New Species Named After NOAA Scientist Dr. Joan Browder

New scientific name honors Dr. Joan Browder for many years of service.

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