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Over the recent decade, total human impacts to the world's oceans have, on average, nearly doubled and could double again in the next decade...

Groundwater resources in Africa resilient to climate change

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‘Is it time for another contraception revolution?’

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Bacteria enhance coral resilience to climate change effects

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New approach needed to address Anthropocene risk

A team of international researchers suggest adopting a holistic approach to understanding environmental risks.

Warming climate intensifes summer drought in parts of US

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Paris Agreement does not rule out ice-free Arctic

A research team reveals a considerable chance for an ice-free Arctic Ocean at global warming limits stipulated in the Paris Agreement.

Undercounting of agroforestry skews climate change mitigation planning and reporting

Scientists expose the lack of measurement of and reporting on agroforestry in international climate agreements. This has strong implications for accounting for both how...

New evidence shows rapid response in the West Greenland landscape to Arctic climate shifts

Evidence from an Arctic ecosystem experiencing rapid climate change reveals surprisingly tight coupling of environmental responses to climate shifts. Links between abrupt climate change...

Leaving microbes out of climate change conversation has major consequences, experts warn

Leading microbiologists have issued a warning, saying that not including microbes -- the support system of the biosphere -- in the climate change equation...

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