News tagged with environmental harm

Sentinel-2 catches eye of algal storm

The Sentinel-2A satellite has been in orbit for only a matter of weeks, but new images of an algal bloom in the Baltic Sea show that it is already exceeding expectations. Built essentially as a land monitoring mission, Sentinel-2 ...

dateSep 07, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Drought led to massive 'dead zone' in Lake Erie

Lake Erie just can't catch a break. The lake has experienced harmful algal blooms and severe oxygen-depleted "dead zones" for years, but now a team of researchers led by Carnegie's Anna Michalak and Yuntao Zhou has shown ...

dateJan 06, 2015 in Environment
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Variability helps mammals to become invasive

From the time humans began discovering and conquering new continents, they also started transporting animals and plants around the world and releasing them in locations where they never occurred before. Most of these alien ...

dateApr 08, 2015 in Ecology
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