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Scientists Analyze Risks To Penguin Populations
2014-08-08 03:12:25

A major study of all penguin species suggests the birds are at continuing risk from habitat degradation.

Scientists Urge Focus On New Branch Of Environmental Health
2013-11-20 09:49:14

A new paper from members of the HEAL (Health & Ecosystems: Analysis of Linkages) consortium delineates a new branch of environmental health that focuses on the public health risks of human-caused changes to Earth's natural systems.

Ship Noise Makes Crabs Cranky
2013-02-27 15:07:13

A new study published in the journal Biology Letters found that the sounds of ship noise ramp up crab metabolism, potentially resulting in lower yields for commercial crabbers.

2012-11-06 11:14:22

Climate change and extreme weather events grab the headlines, but there is another, lesser known, global change underway on land, in the seas, and in the air: acidification.

Anthropocene Continues To Instigate Scientific Debate
2012-11-01 13:07:36

GSA Annual Meeting Technical Session: "Geomorphology of the Anthropocene"

2012-09-04 14:36:02

Ship engine exhaust emissions make up more than a quarter of nitrogen oxide emissions generated in the Australian region according to a recently-published study by CSIRO and the Australian Maritime College in Launceston.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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