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Accounting for a vegetated and less dusty Sahara reduces the variability of El Niño during the Mid-Holocene to closer to that which is observed...

Oil spill impacts may perturb entire food webs

Oil spills not only have a direct impact on species and habitats, but may also set off a cascade of perturbations that affect the...

Oil spill impacts in coastal wetland

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Stalagmites from Iranian cave foretell grim future for Middle East climate

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Could concrete help solve the problem of air pollution?

Sulfur dioxide, a major contributor to air pollution, is removed from the air by concrete surfaces, new research shows.

Study warns about the impact of the carp in shallow lakes with high ecological...

The presence of the carp, a freshwater invasive species spread worldwide, is alarmingly reducing the populations of diving ducks and waterbirds, according to a...

Unlocking the secrets of the Sahara

A peat bog in Romania provides a new insight into our knowledge of when the Sahara began to transform from grassland into the desert...

Extreme coastal sea levels more likely to occur, new data, advanced modeling techniques suggest

Improving projections for how much ocean levels may change in the future and what that means for coastal communities has vexed researchers studying sea...

Surveying sea floor animals for offshore renewable energy

Chunks of sediment from the ocean floor are being used by scientists to analyze animal life and determine environmental impact from offshore energy facilities.

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Spilt crude oil has repeatedly polluted and even destroyed marine ecosystems. An effective measure would be to remove spilt oil slicks by absorption into...

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