Acidified ocean water widespread along North American West Coast

A three-year survey of the California Current System along the West Coast of the United States found persistent, highly acidified water throughout this ecologically...

How exactly does water get to homes?

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Human activity has polluted European air for 2,000 years

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Study highlights formation of beachrock in resisting climate-induced sea level rises

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Drug-delivery method holds promise for controlling crop parasites

Nematodes cause $157 billion in crop damage annually, largely because traditional pesticides fail to reach plant roots, where the round worms do their damage....

Nitrogen oxides emissions: Traffic dramatically underestimated as major polluter

Traffic contributes more to nitrogen oxide emissions in Europe than previously thought, a new study shows. The research team shows that even newer air...

Unequal income distribution linked to economic value of nature

Researchers have discovered that the economic value of nature for a society is determined by, among other things, income inequality within the society.

Dutch toxic landfill site is now capturing and storing carbon

Precise carbon measurements indicate that peat is already being formed at the Volgermeerpolder near Amsterdam (NL), a toxic waste landfill site that was capped...

High release of strong greenhouse gas nitrous oxide found from northern peatlands at permafrost...

Permafrost thaw may greatly increase emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) from northern permafrost peatlands, research shows. Nitrous oxide is a strong greenhouse gas: 300...

1976 drought revealed as worst on record for British butterflies and moths

Scientists have revealed that the 1976 drought is the worst extreme event to affect butterflies and moths in the 50 years since detailed records...

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