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Dragonflies and damselflies are animals that may appear gentle but are — in fact — ancient hunters. The…

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Dragonflies and damselflies are animals that may appear gentle but are — in fact — ancient hunters. The…
Adult common murres return to island and sea stack colonies from California to Alaska, spending three months during each summer to breed. A single chick takes two parents to hunt for fish.
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The common murre is a self-sufficient, resilient bird. Though the seabird must eat about half of its body…
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Researchers from ETH Zurich and other universities found evidence that expanding irrigation has dampened anthropogenic warming during hot…
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Some forms of camouflage have evolved in animals to exploit a loophole in the way predators perceive their…
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According to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Earth’s global surface temperatures…
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A hybrid remotely operated vehicle developed by NSF-funded Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution researchers took the first known automated ocean sample performed…
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The oil platforms off the Santa Barbara coast are a familiar sight to local residents. The structures tower…
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The deteriorating state of the environment is on everyone’s mind these days, encouraged by more frequent natural disasters,…
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Amid growing alarm over the plastic that pollutes our environment, biomedical and optics researchers at the University of Rochester are…
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New digital tools developed by Oregon State University will enable land managers to better adapt to the new…
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To replenish groundwater, many municipalities inject reclaimed water into depleted aquifers. The injected water has been purified by…
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In the first days of 2020, the Pacific Ocean archipelago nation of Palau took the momentous step of…
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Sometimes it helps to check the facts. You may be surprised by what you find. Over the last…
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL’s) Space Science and Security Program had a banner month in December as the program…
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Nearly a decade after the nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, researchers from the University of Georgia has found…
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Majority of the world’s fishing is done with nets. These huge plastic devices allow catching thousands of tonnes…
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Plate tectonics and mantle plumes set the lifespan of volcanic islands like Hawaii and the Galapagos. When a…
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There is very little life in Arctic tundras and glaciers. However that was the situation in a big…

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