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Uncertain projections help to reveal the truth about future climate change

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New perspective on changing travel conditions in Arctic communities

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Rising global shipping traffic could lead to surge in invasive species

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New global standard counts the cost of environmental damage

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Climate change negatively affects waterbirds in the American West

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Microbes can grow on nitric oxide

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