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Mass red abalone die-off caused by algal bloom

Apr 16, 2014
Mass red abalone die-off caused by algal bloom

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Elevated Levels of Mercury Found in Fish in Western U.S. National Parks

Apr 16, 2014

WASHINGTON. April 16, 2014 - Mercury has been discovered in fish in some of the most remote national park lakes and streams in the western United States and Alaska. Mercury levels in some fish exceeded U.S. Environmental Protection Agency health thresh...

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Flaw in ‘Secure’ Cloud Storage Could Put Privacy at Risk

Apr 16, 2014
Flaw in ‘Secure’ Cloud Storage Could Put Privacy at Risk

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Gut Capacity Limits Wildlife’s Ability to Adapt to Rapid Climate Change

Apr 16, 2014

KINGSTON, R.I. April 15, 2014 – An ornithologist at the University of Rhode Island who studies the physiological changes that birds undergo to migrate has found that the capacity of a bird's gut to change with environmental conditions is a primary limiting factor in their ability to adapt to the rapidly changing climate....

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Study shows climate change disrupts natural relationships between species

Apr 15, 2014
Study shows climate change disrupts natural relationships between species

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9 Great Days, 9 Great Ways to Celebrate National Park Week

Apr 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. April 15, 2014 - From April 19 – 27, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will host National Park Week, featuring special events in parks nationwide. This year's theme, "National Park Week: Go Wild!" invites visitors to celebrate all that America's 401 national parks have to offer. With free...

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Fire and Drought May Push Amazonian Forests Beyond Tipping Point

Apr 15, 2014
Fire and Drought May Push Amazonian Forests Beyond Tipping Point

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European Climate at the +2C global warming threshold

Apr 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 - A global warming of 2 °C relative to pre-industrial climate has been considered as a threshold which society should endeavor to remain below, in order to limit the dangerous effects of anthropogenic climate change.

However, a new study shows that, even at this threshold, substantial and robust changes may be expected across...

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Man-Made Particles From Asia Affect Global Weather

Apr 15, 2014

COLLEGE STATION, April 14, 2014 – In the first study of its kind, scientists have compared air pollution rates from 1850 to 2000 and found that anthropogenic (man-made) particles from Asia impact the Pacific storm track that can influence weather over much of the world.

The team, which includes several researchers from Texas A&M University,...

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‘Problem wells’ source of greenhouse gas at unexpected stage of natural gas production

Apr 15, 2014
‘Problem wells’ source of greenhouse gas at unexpected stage of natural gas production

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