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Extreme science in the Arctic

A research team from Northwestern University was dropped by helicopter in the desolate wilderness of Greenland with four weeks of provisions and the goal of collecting ancient specimens preserved in Arctic lakebeds.

dateFeb 25, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Solving carbon mysteries of the deep ocean

Understanding how oceans absorb and cycle carbon is crucial to understanding its role in climate change. For approximately 50 years, scientists have known there exists a large pool of dissolved carbon in the deep ocean, but ...

dateFeb 18, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Looking beyond the Kyoto Protocol

Ten years ago, on 16 February 2005, the Kyoto Protocol came into force. The aim of this international agreement was to reduce the annual emissions of greenhouse gases. Targets and expectations were high, but have the goals ...

dateFeb 18, 2015 in Environment
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