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‘Little Janitor’ Merits Attention in Florida Springs Health Debate, Research Shows

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For decades, crystal-clear water bubbling from the ground has driven Florida tourism, via scuba divers, canoeists, boaters and swimmers, but today, many of those springs aren't healthy. Although the blame for algae-choked springs is often pinned on excess nitrate, scientists say the absence of algae-eating native freshwater snails known as Elimia may be a key to restoring the springs' health.

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How Will Climate Change Impact Tropical Rainforests?

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Scientists are concerned about the impact climate change--particularly warming--may have on tropical rainforests. They are undertaking the first field study ever to find out.

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Researchers Find Changes in Agriculture Increase High River Flow Rates

University of Iowa researchers examined how changes in rainfall amounts and an increase in the amount of acreage used to grow such crops as corn and soybeans can affect the volume of river water flow in the U.S. Midwest.

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NSU Researcher Part of Team Studying Ways to Better Predict Intensity of Hurricanes

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Study looks at factors related to intensity of hurricanes/cyclones

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New System to Detect Mercury in Water Systems

A new ultra-sensitive, low-cost and portable system for detecting mercury in environmental water has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers.

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