Duke University

Framework could improve southeast rainfall forecasts

Summer rainfall in the southeastern United States is vitally important to the region's agriculture, economy and ecology. But accurately forecasting how much rain may fall in an upcoming season can be tricky because of the ...

Nov 20, 2013
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Tigers may still come roaring back

Although tigers have been threatened with near extinction for decades and some extinction narratives in the 1990s predicted they'd disappear by 2000, they might actually be making a comeback.

Nov 04, 2013
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Climate change may speed up forests' life cycles

Many climate studies have predicted that tree species will respond to global warming by migrating via seed dispersal to cooler climates. But a new study of 65 different species in 31 eastern states finds evidence of a different, ...

Sep 11, 2013
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