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Thursday, April 25, 2019

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Climate News and Experts from Newswise 25-Apr-2019

Climate Change News and Experts for Media

Newswise provides experts for the media on hurricanes, wildfires, and other natural disasters, as well as the latest research in Environmental Science and Climate Science.

Researchers Detail Marine Viruses From Pole to Pole

New research provides the most complete account to date of the viruses that impact the world’s oceans, increasing the number of known virus populations tenfold. This new study brings the total known marine viral populations within the ocean close t...

– Ohio State University


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Is Kelp the New Kale for Long Island?

In recent years, seaweeds have been notorious for washing up and fouling beaches on Long Island. Now, a collaborative team of scientists and marine farmers have demonstrated that the seaweed, sugar kelp, can be cultivated in the shallow estuaries of ...

– Stony Brook University

Getting Fertilizer in the Right Place at the Right Rate

In-soil placement of phosphorus can decrease phosphorus loss in snowmelt runoff

– American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Journal of Environmental Quality; Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada A-Base Project 1555.

Global Warming Hits Sea Creatures Hardest

Global warming has caused twice as many ocean-dwelling species as land-dwelling species to disappear from their habitats, a unique Rutgers-led study found. The greater vulnerability of sea creatures may significantly impact human communities that rel...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Nature; Rutgers Today

Major Deep Carbon Sink Linked to Microbes Found Near Volcano Chains

Up to about 19 percent more carbon dioxide than previously believed is removed naturally and stored underground between coastal trenches and inland chains of volcanoes, keeping the greenhouse gas from entering the atmosphere, according to a study in ...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Can we solve the riddle of the coral reef halos?

Coral reefs worldwide are threatened by a variety of human impacts. Fishing is among the most pressing threats to reefs

– University of Hawaii at Manoa

Frontiers; Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Climate change has worsened global economic inequality

A new Stanford University study shows global warming has increased economic inequality since the 1960s.

– Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Nature-Inspired Local Folk Art Makes Earth Day Every Day at the Jacques Cousteau Reserve

The Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve, which is managed by Rutgers University, celebrated Earth Day with new folk art designed and fabricated by local blacksmiths. Representing three habitats found in the reserve – forest, marsh ...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Innovation: Key to Any Green Policy

The recent introduction of the Green New Deal by Democratic U.S. congressional leaders on the left has renewed hope among some that Congress might get us back on track. The reality is that the climate change clock is still ticking, and it’s more li...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

St. Mary’s College Students Explore Tropical Marine Ecology at Carrie Bow Cay, Belize

St. Mary’s College of Maryland students Lauren Swam '19, Isaac Hersh '19, and Colin Cassady '19, recently had a firsthand experience studying marine ecology on the coral reefs of Belize. Interviewed for The Naturalist Podcast (http://www.naturalist...

– St. Mary's College of Maryland

Vulture Species Coexist; Don't Compete for Resources

The turkey vulture and the black vulture are able to coexist because their traits reduce the need for them to compete for nutritional resources.

– University of Georgia


Climate Change is a Major Concern for Rutgers Senior

Rutgers senior Lauren Rodgers once dreamed of becoming a fiction writer. But then she enrolled in a high school science and math program in her native Columbia, South Carolina, where she read an article that discussed the ocean’s critical role in a...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers Today


USAID awards an additional $2.14 million to WFU rainforest research center

Wake Forest University’s Center for Amazonian Scientific Innovation (CINCIA) has received $2.14 million in additional funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), supporting the expansion of the research center’s study of m...

– Wake Forest University

Rutgers Professor Pamela McElwee Named a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Pamela McElwee, an associate professor in the Department of Human Ecology at the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS), is working on an environmental history of the Vietnam War examining how nature shaped military strategy as a 2019...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers Today

Expert Pitch

As we celebrate our living planet on Earth Day, the research of Rensselaer scientist Richard Gross offers hope for a more sustainable future.

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Building emission caps to radically change NYC energy footprint

– Cornell University





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