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Last chance for oasis in China's desert

Ten percent of the world's cotton is produced in the Xinjiang region in northwestern China. Irrigating the cotton fields, however, is causing ecological problems. After many years of research, a team of international researchers ...

dateSep 09, 2015 in Environment
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El Nino may accelerate nuisance flooding

According to a new NOAA report issued today, many mid-Atlantic and West Coast communities could see the highest number of nuisance flooding days on record through April due to higher sea levels and more frequent storm surge, ...

dateSep 09, 2015 in Environment
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