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Greenhouse gas emissions from today will greatly affect our descendants for at least 1000 years

Apr 14, 2014

April 11, 2014 - In 1000 years, between 15 and 40 per cent of the CO2 we emit today will still be left in the atmosphere, says Professor Anders Hammer Strømman at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

We are talking about effects 30 generations ahead. This is something people need to take...

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Fish from acidic ocean waters less able to smell predators

Apr 14, 2014
Fish from acidic ocean waters less able to smell predators

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Greenland ice cores show industrial record of acid rain, success of US Clean Air Act

Apr 11, 2014
Greenland ice cores show industrial record of acid rain, success of US Clean Air Act

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Sharks contain more pollutants than polar bears

Apr 11, 2014

April 11, 2014 - The polar bear is known for having alarmingly high concentrations of PCB and other pollutants. But researchers have discovered that Greenland sharks store even more of these contaminants in their bodies.

Researchers have studied Greenland sharks in the ocean off Svalbard, Spitsbergen. Greenland sharks are one of the largest species in...

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World-leading scientists develop new approach to bird conservation

Apr 11, 2014
World-leading scientists develop new approach to bird conservation

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The Power of Poop (and other ways to save the world!) VIDEO

Apr 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 – The Power of Poop (and other ways to save the world!) is a half-hour cartoon musical with the big ambition of caring for the planet while having fun too.

Denis Thomopoulos turned a Masters degree from Oxford into an early career working for world-renowned filmmakers such as David Puttnam and Irwin...

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Tamiflu: Shortens flu symptoms by half a day; no good evidence to support claims it reduces complications or admissions to hospita

Apr 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 - Was the government right to spend half a billion pounds in stockpiling the antiviral drugs Tamiflu and Relenza in preparation for a flu pandemic?

These drugs were handed out via a phoneline during the swine flu pandemic of 2009 as part of a wider public health strategy.

Professor Carl Heneghan of Oxford...

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Research suggests Australian government should respond to shark bites with greater public education and non-lethal shark culling measures

Apr 10, 2014
Research suggests Australian government should respond to shark bites with greater public education and non-lethal shark culling measures

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Online food reviews reveal inner self, Stanford researcher finds

Apr 10, 2014
Online food reviews reveal inner self, Stanford researcher finds

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A new study says online restaurant reviews tell a lot about the psychology of the people who...

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La Brea Tar Pit fossil research shows climate change drove evolution of Ice Age predators

Apr 10, 2014
La Brea Tar Pit fossil research shows climate change drove evolution of Ice Age predators

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Dr. O'Keefe and Dr. Meachen used over 200 La Brea fossils in their research. Credit: Page Museum at...

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