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Scientists Warn to Expect More Weather Extremes

Originally Published by NYT > Environment

It was not long ago that Texas was dealing with a searing drought, but now its residents are more likely to be seeking divine intervention for a little sunshine.

‘Dementor’ wasp among 139 new species

Originally Published by BBC News – Science & Environment

139 new species of have been discovered in the Mekong Delta the past year, increasing our understanding of the rich biodiversity of the area.

Dryland plants drive variability of terrestrial carbon sink

Originally Published by environmentalresearchweb: all content

Study finds wetter, cooler years boost vegetation growth in semi-arid ecosystems, increasing carbon sink.

Saving coffee from extinction

Originally Published by BBC News – Science & Environment

Breeding a new plant to save coffee from extinction

Some California Farmers to Cut Water Use to Ease Drought

Originally Published by New York Times

Ever since the Gold Rush, California farmers have staked their claim to water and ferociously protected the rights to use it to irrigate the crops that have made the state the grocer for the nation.

‘Nightmare’ California oil spill damages rare coastal ecosystem

Originally Published by Environment | The Guardian

Activists say accident is soiling Gaviota coast, a Mediterranean-climate region of which there are only five in the world, and will be closed off for weeks or months Continue reading…
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