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Synthetic Coral Could Remove Mercury Pollution From Ocean, Researchers Say

Originally Published by Yale Environment 360

Chinese researchers have constructed a type of synthetic coral that could help remove toxic heavy metals like mercury from coral reefs.
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Glimmer of hope: Fertile corals discovered in deeper waters off US Virgin Islands

Originally Published by Earth & Climate News — ScienceDaily

Researchers discovered a threatened coral species that lives in deeper waters off the US Virgin Islands is more fertile than its shallow-water counterparts.
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Disasters, Both Natural and Weather-Related, Displaced 19 Million in 2014

Originally Published by NYT > Environment

A report by the Norwegian Refugee Council said China, India and the Philippines suffered the most displacement from typhoons, floods, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
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David M. Raup, Who Transformed Field of Paleontology, Dies at 82

Originally Published by New York Times

David M. Raup, an iconoclastic and influential paleontologist who challenged accepted tenets with data-based analyses of fossil finds, died on July 9 in Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
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Polar bears can’t cope with food loss by entering hibernation-like state – study

Originally Published by Environment | The Guardian

Bears have no special ability to minimise energy loss during increasing periods of fasting brought on by climate change, as some previous research had suggested
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Charon’s surface youthful and varied

Originally Published by EarthSky

From varied cliffs to “Mordor”, the New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager shows Charon with great detail.
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Dendroecology suggests that not everything is caused by climate change

Originally Published by Earth & Climate News — ScienceDaily

Biologists have assessed the causes of growth decline of a pine forest of great ecological interest in Spain.
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Ocean warming leads to stronger precipitation extremes

Originally Published by EurekAlert! – Earth Science

Due to climate change, not only atmospheric, but also oceanic, temperatures are rising.
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Pluto’s time to shine just hours away

Originally Published by EarthSky

Countdown to discovery! Not since Voyager 2’s flyby of Neptune in 1989 have we flung a probe into the frozen outskirts of the Solar System. Speeding along at 30,800 miles per hour New Horizons will pierce the Pluto system like a smartly aimed arrow.

Climate change causing bumblebee habitat loss, say scientists

Originally Published by Environment | The Guardian

Scientists shocked at bees’ failure to relocate north to cooler areas as southern climes in Europe and North America become too hot for the species to survive
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