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Antarctic ice shelves rapidly thinning

Mar 27, 2015

March 26, 2015 - A new study led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers has revealed that the thickness of Antarctica's floating ice shelves has recently decreased by as much as 18 percent in certain areas over nearly two decades, providing new insights on how the Antarctic ice sheet is...

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Lawns versus Almonds – Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Lawns versus Almonds – Can’t We All Just Get Along?

By Leanna Sweha Last week, the East Bay Express published an article by Robert Gammon entitled “California Targets Wrong Water Wasters.” Reflecting on the state’s emergency water conservation rules, Gammon writes, “…while it’s true that many households and businesses are still wasting lots of water — and we need tougher rules to stop them...

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Deadly Japan quake and tsunami spurred global warming, ozone loss

Mar 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 26, 2015 - Buildings destroyed by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake released thousands of tons of climate-warming and ozone-depleting chemicals into the atmosphere, according to a new study. New research suggests that the thousands of ...

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The first herd of wild horses runs free into pasture at former Soviet army military area in Czech Republic

Mar 24, 2015
The first herd of wild horses runs free into pasture at former Soviet army military area in Czech Republic

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World’s most productive river, food security for millions under threat from 2 dams

Mar 24, 2015
World’s most productive river, food security for millions under threat from 2 dams

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Hormone-mimickers widespread in Great Lakes region wastewater, waterways and fish

Mar 23, 2015
Hormone-mimickers widespread in Great Lakes region wastewater, waterways and fish

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Wind power in the US generates enough electricity for more than 11 million homes, but needs government support for further growth

Mar 20, 2015
Wind power in the US generates enough electricity for more than 11 million homes, but needs government support for further growth

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Monster fish, indicator of ecosystem health, face extinction crisis

Mar 20, 2015
Monster fish, indicator of ecosystem health, face extinction crisis

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Is too much artificial light at night making us sick?

Mar 19, 2015

March 18, 2015 - Modern life, with its preponderance of inadequate exposure to natural light during the day and overexposure to artificial light at night, is not conducive to the body's natural sleep/wake cycle. It's an emerging topic in health, one t...

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Conifers’ helicoptering seeds are result of long evolutionary experiment

Mar 18, 2015
Conifers’ helicoptering seeds are result of long evolutionary experiment

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