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December 14, 2020

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Silky Sharks Find Hope in Atlantic, Remain Targets in Indo-Pacific

New research shows that conservation efforts in the Atlantic Ocean may be working for one of the most popular -- and endangered -- species that ends up in the global shark fin ...

Several U.S. Populations and Regions Exposed to High Arsenic Concentrations in Drinking Water

A national study of public water systems found that arsenic levels were not uniform across the U.S., even after implementation of the latest national ...

Coral Recovery During a Prolonged Heatwave Offers New Hope

Biologists have discovered how some corals managed to survive a globally unprecedented heatwave, in a first-ever study that provides new hope for the long-term survival of coral reefs in the face of ...

Climate Change Exacerbates Biodiversity Loss

A considerable number of existing and proposed post-2020 biodiversity targets are at risk of being severely compromised due to climate change, even if other barriers such as habitat exploitation are ...
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Satellite Tag Tracks Activity Levels of Highly Migratory Species Across the Vast Ocean

Scientists have released a new activity data product application for marine animal tracking. The technology is designed to remotely track and transmit data gathered on an animal's activity ...

Link Found Between Drought and HIV Among Women in Less-Developed Countries

Researchers explored the consequences of drought and lack of environmental resources on women in less-developed countries. The research shows the direct and indirect associations to women's ...

Report Assesses Promises and Pitfalls of Private Investment in Conservation

Scientists, lawyers, investors and economists explore how privately financed conservation projects can generate both financial returns and positive conservation ...

It's Not Too Late to Save 102 Species at Risk of Extinction

The Fraser River estuary in British Columbia is home to 102 species at risk of extinction. A new study says it's not too late to save these species if action is taken ...

In Fire-Prone West, Plants Need Their Pollinators -- And Vice Versa

A new study grounded in the northern Rockies explores the role of wildfire in the finely tuned dance between plants and their pollinators. Previous studies have looked at how fire affects plants, or ...

Clean Air Act Saved 1.5 Billion birds

US pollution regulations meant to protect humans from dirty air are also saving birds. So concludes a new continent-wide study. Study authors found that improved air quality under a federal program ...

Strengthening the Climate Change Scenario Framework

Over the past decade, the climate change research community developed a scenario framework that combines alternative futures of climate and society to facilitate integrated research and consistent ...

Areas Where the Next Pandemic Could Emerge Are Revealed

A team of experts has incorporated environmental, social and economic considerations -- including air transit centrality -- to identify key areas at risk of leading to the next pandemic. The research ...

Climate Change Presents New Challenges for the Drinking Water Supply

Rising temperatures in Germany's largest drinking water reservoir present new challenges for the drinking water supply. According to a group of researchers, the impacts of this increase can be ...

Changes in Fire Activity Are Threatening More Than 4,400 Species Globally

More than 4,400 species across the globe are at risk from extinction because of changes in fire activity says a new ...

Siberian Primrose Has Not Had Time to Adapt to Climate Change

Global warming already affects Siberian primrose, a plant species that is threatened in Finland and Norway. According to a recently completed study, individuals of Siberian primrose originating in ...

Indonesian Wildfires a 'Fixable Problem'

Indonesian wildfires that cause widespread air pollution and vast carbon emissions are a 'fixable problem', according to the leader of a project set up to help tackle the ...

Polar Climate Affects Trade Wind Strength in Tropics

The impact of sea surface temperature variations in the tropical Pacific on global climate has long been recognized. For instance, the episodic warming of the tropical Pacific during El Niño events ...

New Guide on Using Drones for Conservation

Drones are a powerful tool for conservation - but they should only be used after careful consideration and planning, according to a new ...

Researchers Recommend More Transparency for Gene-Edited Crops

To gain trust, researchers recommend a wide-ranging coalition that would provide more transparency on the presence and use of gene editing in food ...

Starved, Stuffed and Squandered: Consequences of Decades of Global Nutrition Transition

Just a handful of rice and beans - a part of our world is starved. Hawaiian Pizza and ice-cream - another part of our world is stuffed, throwing away food every day. This gap is likely to worsen, ...

NASA Model Reveals How Much COVID-Related Pollution Levels Deviated from the Norm

Using computer models to generate a COVID-free 2020 for comparison, NASA researchers found that since February, pandemic restrictions have reduced global nitrogen dioxide concentrations by nearly 20 ...

In Retrospect, the Burning of Wood in District Heating Plants Has Resulted in Climate Saving

A new report shows that the burning of wood is significantly more climate friendly than coal and slightly more climate friendly than natural gas over the long run. For the first time, researchers ...

Tropical Peatland Conservation Could Protect Humans from New Diseases

Conservation of tropical peatlands could reduce the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the likelihood of new diseases jumping from animals to humans, researchers ...

Implementing Carbon Pricing During the Pandemic Could Help Countries Recover Greener, Smarter

As economies 'build back better,' it may be an opportune time to introduce carbon pricing to tackle climate change, according to new ...

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