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Modeling to save a rare plant

Human activities continue to expand. At the same time, an increasing number of plants face habitat loss and fragmentation. In fact, more than 700 plants are classified as endangered in the United States.

dateMar 23, 2016 in Ecology
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Fairy circles found in Australian outback

(—A small team of researchers from Germany, Israel and Australia has confirmed that fairy circles exist in a part of the Australian outback. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ...

dateMar 15, 2016 in Plants & Animals report
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Lower oil prices lead to higher CO2 emissions

If the price of oil decreases, carbon dioxide emissions increase. This is what two Spanish scientists claim after comparing the relationship between air pollution and economic development by using the real oil prices in Spain ...

dateMar 11, 2016 in Environment
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NASA maps El Nino's shift on US precipitation

This winter, areas across the globe experienced a shift in rain patterns due to the natural weather phenomenon known as El Niño. A new NASA visualization of rainfall data shows the various changes in the United States with ...

dateFeb 25, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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