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Earth & Climate News
May 19, 2019

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Conservation decisions based on population counts may fail to protect large, slow-breeding animals from irrevocable decline, ... read more
In only 25 years, ocean melting has caused ice thinning to spread across West Antarctica so rapidly that a quarter of its glacier ice is now affected, according to a ... read more
Far below Bermuda's pink sand beaches and turquoise tides, geoscientists have discovered the first direct evidence that material from deep within Earth's mantle transition ... read more
A new study reveals the loss of plant diversity harms the humble bumblebee at a critical stage in its development from egg ... read more
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Algal Blooms in Lake Erie's Central Basin Could Produce Neurotoxins

Harmful algal blooms pose a unique toxic threat in Lake Erie's central basin, new research has found. Not only do blooms routinely occur in this area, which previously was not thought to be an ... read more

Shedding Light on the Key Determinants of Global Land Use Projections

Land use is at the core of various sustainable development goals. An international research group has endeavored to disentangle the key determinants of global land use ... read more

Scientists have demonstrated a new bio-inspired material for an eco-friendly and cost-effective approach to recovering uranium from seawater. The low-cost polymer adsorbent could help push past ... read more

Researchers have identified the main introduction routes of the red swamp crayfish, Procambarus clarkii, during its global-scale invasion. This North American species is the most widely spread ... read more

People Recycle More When They Know What Recyclable Waste Becomes

A new study shows that consumers recycle more when they think about how their waste can be transformed into new products. Change the conversation from 'Where does this go?' to 'What ... read more

Improving Carbon-Capturing With Metal-Organic Frameworks

Chemical engineers have designed an easy method to achieve commercially attractive carbon-capturing with metal-organic ... read more

Organic Animal Farms Benefit Birds Nesting in Agricultural Environments

Environmental subsidies for agriculture awarded by the European Union aim to improve biodiversity in agricultural environments. A recently completed Finnish study indicates that the proximity of ... read more

A survey of plastic pollution on Australia's Cocos (Keeling) Islands has revealed the territory's beaches are littered with an estimated 414 million pieces of plastic debris. The study ... read more

Research Links Civic Engagement to Resilience

Flowers, home-cooked meals and time were among the items donated in the aftermath of the Christchurch terror attacks. A new study has found these simple acts of kindness not only benefited victims, ... read more

Changes to alpine streams fed by glaciers and snowfields due to a warming climate threaten to dramatically alter the types of bacteria and other microbes in those streams, according to new research. ... read more

While extreme cold and snow often make headlines in the Northeast United States, by 2060, there will be far more record heat. Imagine the most sweltering day of the ... read more

Data collected from over 1 million forest plots reveals patterns of where plant roots form symbiotic relationships with fungi and ... read more

An enormous volcanic eruption on Iceland in 1783-84 did not cause an extreme summer heat wave in Europe. But, as Benjamin Franklin speculated, the eruption triggered an unusually cold winter, ... read more

New Insights on the Control of Dicamba-Resistant Kochia

Kochia is a highly invasive weed that is common in the Great Plains, where it has developed resistance to multiple herbicides. Now new dicamba-resistant strains are adding to grower ... read more

Unprecedented Weakening of Asian Summer Monsoon

Rainfall from the Asian summer monsoon has been decreasing over the past 80 years, a decline unprecedented in the last 448 years, according to a new ... read more

Clean and Effective Electronic Waste Recycling

E-waste recycling is far below what it should be to reduce its impact on the environment and human health simply because it is not economically feasible. Researchers from Japan are working on a way ... read more

Accelerated tree growth caused by a warming climate does not necessarily translate into enhanced carbon storage, an international study ... read more

As more rain falls on a warming planet, a new computer model shows that it may not take a downpour to cause widespread disruption of road networks. The model combined data on road networks with the ... read more

Hunting Responsible for Mammal Declines in Half of Intact Tropical Forests

A new study predicts that even where deforestation has not been detected in the tropcis, hunting is reducing populations of large mammals by 40 percent on average, largely due to increased human ... read more

How Ocean Melts Antarctic Ice Sheet

An innovative use of instruments that measure the ocean near Antarctica has helped scientists to get a clearer picture of how the ocean is melting the Antarctic ice sheet. Until now, most ... read more

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