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Baby sea turtles starved of oxygen by beach microbes

On a small stretch of beach at Ostional in Costa Rica, hundreds of thousands of sea turtles nest simultaneously in events known as arribadas. Because there are so many eggs in the sand, nesting females freque ...

dateFeb 26, 2015 in Ecology
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Scientific spring in isolated Antarctica

In Antarctica, the crew of the French–Italian Concordia research station are preparing for the winter. They have to survive six months of complete isolation – four in darkness because the Sun never rises ...

dateFeb 24, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Via laser into the past of the oceans

Next to global warming, ocean acidification is currently considered as the second major carbon dioxide problem. With the increase of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere larger quantities of the gas are getting into the ...

dateFeb 23, 2015 in Environment
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Scientists bring oxygen back to dead fjord

More and more of the world's waters are seriously lacking oxygen. Could we use pumps to bring oxygen and thus higher life back into these waters? A Danish/Swedish research team says yes. They installed pumps ...

dateFeb 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Clearing up Europe's air pollution hotspots

Current air quality legislation in Europe will lead to significant improvements in particulate matter pollution, but without further emission control efforts, many areas of Europe will continue to see air ...

dateFeb 19, 2015 in Environment
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