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Global warming may affect pesticide effectiveness

The effectiveness of an important mosquito-fighting insecticide may be impaired by global warming, according to a recent study in the Journal of Medical Entomology. Two researchers from Montana State University, graduate ...

dateNov 30, 2015 in Environment
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Advanced new camera can measure greenhouse gases

A camera so advanced that it can photograph and film methane in the air around us is now presented by a team of researchers from Linköping and Stockholm Universities. It can be an important part of the efforts to measure ...

dateNov 30, 2015 in Environment
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Corals vulnerable to dredging pressures

Coral reefs on the Western Australian coast are at the mercy of dredging, with a recent study identifying more than 30 possible effects on corals during their most vulnerable hours.

dateNov 30, 2015 in Environment
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Amazon deforestation leaps 16 percent in 2015

Illegal logging and clearing of Brazil's Amazon rainforest increased 16 percent in the last year, the government said, in a setback to the aim of stopping destruction of the world's greatest forest by 2030.

dateNov 28, 2015 in Environment
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