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Increasing global warming from currently one to two degrees Celsius by mid-century might lead to about 25 percent more people put at risk by...

Light green plants save nitrogen without sacrificing photosynthetic efficiency

Scientists designed plants with light green leaves with hopes of allowing more light to penetrate the crop canopy and increase overall light use efficiency...

Severe air pollution affects the productivity of workers

Economists have completed an extensive study which reveals that exposure to air pollution over several weeks is not just unhealthy, it can also reduce...

Birds can ‘read’ the Earth’s magnetic signature well enough to get back on course

Birdwatchers get excited when 'rare' migratory birds makes landfall having been blown beyond their normal range. But these are rare for a reason; most...

Wildfires set to increase: could we be sitting on a tinderbox in Europe?

2017 was one of the worst years on record for fires in Europe, with over 800,000 hectares of land burnt in Portugal, Italy and...

Shale natural gas development impacting recreationists

Researchers took a closer look at shale natural gas energy development (SGD) and how it is affecting the experiences of outdoor recreationists, like hikers...

Release of nutrients from lake-bottom sediments worsens Lake Erie’s annual ‘dead zone’

Robotic laboratories on the bottom of Lake Erie have revealed that the muddy sediments there release nearly as much of the nutrient phosphorus into...

Canary in the kelp forest: Sea creature dissolves in today’s warming, acidic waters

The one-two punch of warming waters and ocean acidification is predisposing some marine animals to dissolving quickly under conditions already occurring off the Northern...

Europe needs coastal adaptation measures to avoid catastrophic flooding by the end of the...

Coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 million people every year in Europe by 2100, according to a new study.

Faint foreshocks foretell California quakes

New research mining data from a catalog of more than 1.8 million southern California earthquakes found that nearly three-fourths of the time, foreshocks signalled...

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Final notice.

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China’s plan to cut shipping emissions

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