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Newswise: New report takes in-depth look at three factors contributing to sea level rise along the U.S. East Coast

Article ID: 718955

New report takes in-depth look at three factors contributing to sea level rise along the U.S. East Coast

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

This new WHOI report provides an in-depth look at three factors contributing to sea level rise along the U.S. East Coast, and how scientists are studying the phenomenon. Learn how new technologies, along with a better understanding of how the oceans, ice sheets, and other components of climate interact, have helped scientists identify these factors.

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13-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Volcanic eruption may explain recent purple sunrises

Article ID: 718901

Volcanic eruption may explain recent purple sunrises

University of Colorado Boulder

Photographers and others with a keen eye have noticed that sunrises and sunsets have become a lot more purple in the U.S. New measurements from a high-altitude balloon could explain why.

Released:
12-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718848

Violence and racism shape views of environmental issues

Washington University in St. Louis

People living in marginalized communities in St. Louis, particularly African Americans, have been enduring, as one study participant said, “real problems” such as violence and racism that are perceived as more immediate than issues of climate change, finds a study from the Brown School at Washington University in St.

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11-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Soils Could Be Affected by Climate Change, Impacting Water and Food

Article ID: 718769

Soils Could Be Affected by Climate Change, Impacting Water and Food

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Coasts, oceans, ecosystems, weather and human health all face impacts from climate change, and now valuable soils may also be affected. Climate change may reduce the ability of soils to absorb water in many parts of the world, according to a Rutgers-led study. And that could have serious implications for groundwater supplies, food production and security, stormwater runoff, biodiversity and ecosystems.

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11-Sep-2019 2:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Giant Kangaroos of Ice Age Australia Had Skulls Built for Powerful Bites
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Article ID: 718563

Giant Kangaroos of Ice Age Australia Had Skulls Built for Powerful Bites

PLOS

Adaptations could have allowed these kangaroos to eat tougher foods than any living Australian herbivores

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6-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: A Big Leap Forward: Scientists Solve Lingering Mystery of Poorly Understood Frog
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    11-Sep-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 718794

A Big Leap Forward: Scientists Solve Lingering Mystery of Poorly Understood Frog

McMaster University

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at McMaster University, has solved a centuries-old mystery of ‘Fraser’s Clawed Frog’, an unusual and elusive species found in West Africa.

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11-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718792

How Can We Feed the World Without Overwhelming the Planet?

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

A new study published in nature Sustainability proposes alternative hunger eradication strategies that will not compromise environmental protection.

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10-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT

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