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Circulation changes caused by warming waters and melting polar ice are the most probable explanations for the rapidly falling levels of oxygen in the...

Climate change reshaping how heat moves around globe

The Earth's atmosphere and oceans play important roles in moving heat from one part of the world to another, and new research is illuminating...

Global urban growth typified by suburbs, not skyscrapers

An analysis of 478 cities with populations of more than 1 million people finds that urban growth across the world is predominantly moving outward...

Invasive Chinese privet can be well controlled with lower concentrations of herbicide

Chinese privet is one of the most invasive shrubs in the southeastern United States -- frequently growing in dense thickets along roadsides, on rights...

Fossil fuels increasingly offer a poor return on energy investment

Researchers have calculated the EROI for fossil fuels over a 16 year period and found that at the finished fuel stage, the ratios are...

Apple applauds China's support and commitment to clean energy.

Apple on Wednesday announced the biggest clean energy commitment it has received from its suppliers, which comes from U.S. manufacturer Jabil Circuit Inc with...

5,000 percent increase in native trees on rat-free palmyra atoll

New research demonstrates dramatic positive benefits for native trees following rat removal at Palmyra Atoll, a magnificent National Wildlife Refuge and natural research laboratory...

Survival of soil organisms is a wake-up call for biosecurity

Tiny creatures in soil that attack plants have the ability to survive for at least three years stored in dry conditions, showed a recent...

Three new species of fish discovered in the extreme depths of the Pacific Ocean

An exploration to one of the deepest places on earth has captured rare footage of what is believed to be three new species of...

Researchers uncover indoor pollution hazards

A team of researchers has found surprisingly high levels of pollutants, including formaldehyde and possibly mercury, in carefully monitored homes, and that these pollutants...

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