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Good news and bad news about forest fragmentation

Over the past centuries, as we humans have cleared fields for farms, built roads and highways, and expanded cities ever outward, we've been cutting down trees. Since 1850, we've reduced global forest cover by one-third. We've ...

dateDec 20, 2016 in Environment
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The case of the missing diamonds

It all began innocently enough. Tyrone Daulton, a physicist with the Institute for Materials Science and Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, was studying stardust, tiny specks of heat-resistant minerals thought ...

dateDec 19, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Tracking the U.K.'s carbon from soil to sea

This January scientists from a range of disciplines will come together to undertake the first ever coordinated sampling of the major rivers in Great Britain to look for soil derived organic carbon. This carbon is a large ...

dateDec 19, 2016 in Environment
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