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While artificial leaves hold promise as a way to take carbon dioxide -- a potent greenhouse gas -- out of the atmosphere, there is...

Migratory birds track climate across the year

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These fish work together by the hundreds of thousands to make waves

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Advocates say industrial lobbyists play outsized role in blocking Ohio clean energy.

Ohio lawmakers may be relying upon an industrial energy lobbying group more than they should, a watchdog group suggests after reviewing emails between lobbyists...

Assessing temperature pattern projections made in 1989

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Report: Can't blame El Nino as global temps spike in March

AP Photo/Michael Probst WASHINGTON (AP) -- In what...

Antarctic landscape insights keep ice loss forecasts on the radar

New maps of a mountainous landscape under a key glacier in West Antarctica will be a valuable aid in forecasting sea level changes.

Microplastics and plastic additives discovered in ascidians all along Israel’s coastline

A new study finds that microplastics -- tiny pieces of plastic ingested by aquatic life -- are present in solitary ascidians, sac-like marine invertebrate...

New, comprehensive framework could better inform carbon-cutting policies

Researchers have developed an integrated framework to take into account the many variables relevant to accurate carbon emissions modeling, allowing for policy makers to...

Ecologists develop a novel forensic tool for detecting laundering of critically endangered cockatoos

Ecologists have applied stable isotope techniques to determine whether birds in the pet trade are captive or wild-caught, a key piece of evidence required...

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