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Marine predators in trouble: researchers

Iconic marine predators such as sharks, tunas, swordfish, and marlins are becoming increasingly rare under current fishing trends, say University of British Columbia researchers.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Ecology
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Image: Saturn's Northern storm

(PhysOrg.com) -- This false-color mosaic from NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the tail of Saturn's huge northern storm. In mid-September 2004, the Cassini spacecraft chronicled a similar, but smaller, storm ...

dateNov 21, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Greenhouse gases to overpower ozone hole

(PhysOrg.com) -- One set of human-created gases is starting to relinquish its hold on Antarctic climate as another group of emissions produced by human activity is starting to take hold, according to a paper ...

dateNov 02, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Seaweed records show impact of ocean warming

As the planet continues to warm, it appears that seaweeds may be in especially hot water. New findings reported online on October 27 in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, based on herbarium records collected in Aus ...

dateOct 27, 2011 in Environment
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HARPS tunes in on 'noisy' planets

Able to achieve an astounding precision of 0.97 m/s (3.5 km/h), with an effective precision of the order of 30 cms-1, the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS) echelle spectrograph has already ...

dateAug 10, 2011 in Astronomy
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River mystery solved

The pristine state of unpolluted waterways may be their downfall, according to research results published in a paper this week in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

dateJun 03, 2011 in Environment
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Mayors reach climate deal with World Bank

Leaders of the C40 Mayors Summit on climate change said Wednesday the group had reached a financing agreement with the World Bank to help the world's major cities better adapt to climate change.

dateJun 01, 2011 in Environment
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