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Untouched Oceans Provide Context for Earth’s Uniqueness

Exploring oceans on other planets, such as the one underneath the ice crust of Europa, gets at one of science’s most profound questions: how unique is the planet we live on?

Banned pesticides pose a greater risk to bees than thought, EU experts warn

Originally Published by Environment | The Guardian

New study by European Food and Safety Authority finds ‘high risk’ to bees from neonicotinoid pesticide sprays prompting calls for extending ban
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Enhancing Ocean Color Observation from Space: A Look Forward to NASA’s PACE and GEO-CAPE Missions

Future NASA satellites will extend the reach of global ocean color observation and research.

Ocean Sensing Comes of Age: European Consortium Advances Interoperability in Marine Science

Different stressors are affecting ocean health and productivity. The European NeXOS project is developing a system capable of gathering and distributing data seamlessly.

Painting the Consequences of Climate Change: Audubon Teams up with New York Artists to Portray Threatened Birds

The National Audubon Society is teaming up with the owner of a New York art gallery to paint street murals of birds threatened by climate change.

 

GM trees ‘strangled’ by red tape

Originally Published by BBC News – Science & Environment

Carbon fibres made from air

Originally Published by BBC News – Science & Environment

Chemists discover a way to take carbon dioxide from the air and make carbon nanofibres, a valuable manufacturing material.
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Alien Islands: Why Killing Rats Is Essential to Save Key Wildlife

Originally Published by Yale Environment 360

Alien rats introduced by ships are decimating populations of birds and other wildlife on islands from the sub-Antarctic to California.
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Condor Conservation in Three Dimensions

Can gadgets and processors save endangered species? Advances in biotelemetry combine with the power of supercomputing to keep California condors safe.

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