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Future of Antarctic marine protected areas at risk

Antarctica's surrounding waters are home to some of the healthiest marine ecosystems on Earth and support thriving populations of krill, seabirds, fish and whales. But efforts to establish a network of effective Marine Protected ...

dateOct 13, 2016 in Environment
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Climate change has doubled western US forest fires

A new study says that human-induced climate change has doubled the area affected by forest fires in the U.S. West over the last 30 years. According to the study, since 1984 heightened temperatures and resulting aridity have ...

dateOct 10, 2016 in Environment
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