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Publisher Correction: Observation-based early-warning signals for a collapse of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 17 September 2021; doi:10.1038/s41558-021-01184-6Publisher Correction: Observation-based early-warning signals for a collapse of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

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Urban stormwater study finds little difference between managed, unmanaged flows

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Climatically driven landscape evolution during warm periods

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Good for groundwater – bad for crops? Plastic particles release pollutants in upper soil...

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Climate change threatens base of polar oceans’ bountiful food webs

The cold polar oceans give rise to some of the largest food webs on Earth. And at their base are microscopic, photosynthetic algae. But...

New technology makes it possible to see clearly through murky water

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