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California drought likely a fixture, says Stanford study

California drought likely a fixture, says Stanford studyNews from San Jose Mercury News: Human-caused climate change is increasing drought risk in California — boosting the odds that our current crisis will become a fixture of the future, according to a … Continue reading

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Greenland ice loss more ‘local’ than thought, climate study says

Greenland ice loss more ‘local’ than thought, climate study saysNews from Los Angeles Times: By Geoffrey Mohan contact the reporter When it comes to melting ice on Greenland, climate change experts got everything right but the present. That means Greenland’s … Continue reading

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Obama says global climate deal must include emerging economies

Obama says global climate deal must include emerging economiesNews from Reuters: 1 of 2. United States President Barack Obama speaks during the Climate Summit at United Nations headquarters in New York, September 23, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Mike Segar ……………. continues on … Continue reading

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UPDATE 4-Iceland says eruption over, lifts all airspace restrictions

UPDATE 4-Iceland says eruption over, lifts all airspace restrictionsNews from Reuters: Fri Aug 29, 2014 2:05pm EDT (Adds National Crisis Coordination Centre confirmation that eruption is over) By Robert Robertsson and Simon Johnson REYKJAVIK/STOCKHOLM Aug 29 (Reuters) – Iceland said … Continue reading

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Iceland says subglacial eruption is under way

Iceland says subglacial eruption is under wayNews from Fox News: Aug. 19, 2014: A warning sign blocks the road to Bardarbunga volcano, some 12.5 miles away, in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier.REUTERS REYKJAVIK, Iceland –  Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano … Continue reading

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Whales are the main engineers of ocean’s ecosystems, says experts

Whales are the main engineers of ocean’s ecosystems, says expertsNews from The Westside Story: Whales have an influential and positive impact on the capacity of oceans, worldwide carbon stockpiling, and the strength of business fisheries, another study proposes. Roman and … Continue reading

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Mission to Mars? What US panel says needs to be done, now.

Mission to Mars? What US panel says needs to be done, now.News from Christian Science Monitor: A panel assessing the US human spaceflight program says that to reach Mars will require ‘a very different way of doing things,’ including a … Continue reading

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Target rock sample may be good for Curiosity, NASA says

Target rock sample may be good for Curiosity, NASA saysNews from CBS News: NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover completed a shallow “mini drill” test April 29, 2014, in preparation for full-depth drilling at a rock target called “Windjana.” NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Weeks after … Continue reading

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Female cave bug sports ‘penis-like’ sexual organ, study says

Female cave bug sports ‘penis-like’ sexual organ, study saysNews from Los Angeles Times: Talk about clingy! A newly discovered cave insect can copulate for up to 70 hours, possibly because the female has a “penis-like” sexual organ that penetrates deeply … Continue reading

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Dino impact also destroyed bees, says study

Dino impact also destroyed bees, says studyNews from BBC News: 25 October 2013 Last updated at 10:44 ET The team found the signal of a mass extinction in the DNA of carpenter bees Scientists say there was a widespread extinction … Continue reading

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