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In the wake of 2015 Climate Paris Agreements to limit global temperature below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, many governmental and private stakeholders have advocated...

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Fish provide a critical service for coral reefs by eating algae that can kill coral and dominate reefs if left unchecked. A new study,...

Three quarters of deep-sea animals make their own light

In the first quantitative analysis of deep-sea bioluminescence, researchers show that three quarters of the animals in Monterey Bay from the surface down to...

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