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PhysOrg
Siberian larch forests are still linked to the ice ageOpen Northern Forest, Siberia. Credit: Alfred Wegener Institute Bremerhaven/Ger
Siberian larch forests are still linked to the ice age
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Open Northern Forest, Siberia. Credit: Alfred Wegener Institute Bremerhaven/Germany, 24 June 2016. The Siberian permafrost regions include those areas of the Earth, which heat up very quickly in the course of climate change. Nevertheless, biologists... Read more
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The Washington Times
Putin seeks friend, financier on China visitMOSCOW — The Kremlin’s much-vaunted “pivot to China” takes another big step for
Putin seeks friend, financier on China visit
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
MOSCOW — The Kremlin’s much-vaunted “pivot to China” takes another big step forward Saturday when Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Beijing on a state visit that Moscow hopes will strengthen relations between the countries and provide a... Read more
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PhysOrg
As Alaska warms, methane emissions appear stable, study findsAerial photo of the NOAA Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory from Spring, 2
As Alaska warms, methane emissions appear stable, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Aerial photo of the NOAA Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory from Spring, 2009. Credit: Mike Worley/BLM. Analysis of nearly three decades of air samples from Alaska's North Slope shows little change in long-term methane emissions despite... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Iceland prez: Profits will drive action on climate changeThe president of Iceland told a packed house at Snowmass Village on Tuesday tha
Iceland prez: Profits will drive action on climate change
The Aspen Times / Posted 4 days ago
The president of Iceland told a packed house at Snowmass Village on Tuesday that the “profit motive” will help humankind tackle climate change, based on his country’s experience. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson said Iceland has been transformed from one of... Read more
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Boston Globe
The best of Cape Cod and Island restaurantsUpper Cape (Falmouth, Hyannis, Sagamore, Sandwich, Woods Hole) The list of teq
The best of Cape Cod and Island restaurants
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Upper Cape (Falmouth, Hyannis, Sagamore, Sandwich, Woods Hole) The list of tequilas at Añejo Mexican Bistro & Tequila Bar is long and interesting, and the plates of Americanized Mexican street food provide a spicy alternative to the Cape diet of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Shortest day of year and possibly a record breakera challenge, with many places likely to reach highs more typical of mid-April t
Shortest day of year and possibly a record breaker
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
a challenge, with many places likely to reach highs more typical of mid-April than late June. Photo / Warren Buckland Weather watchers were anticipating potentially record-breaking temperatures across the country today, the shortest day of the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakesWarmer winters combined with an increase in snowfall during the last 30 years h
Permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakes
The Financial Express / Posted 5 days ago
Warmer winters combined with an increase in snowfall during the last 30 years have limited the growth of seasonal lake ice.(Reuters) A regime shift in lake ice is leading to permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakes as a result of changing... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Northern entrepreneurs see big potential for drones in the Arcticof houses listed with his Property Guys real estate franchise in Iqaluit, Nunav
Northern entrepreneurs see big potential for drones in the Arctic
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
of houses listed with his Property Guys real estate franchise in Iqaluit, Nunavut. But when a friend asked him to fly the drone over his roof to look for a leak, Mr. Ejesiak started thinking about other uses for unmanned aerial vehicles... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakesWashington: A regime shift in lake ice is leading to permafrost thawing below s
Permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakes
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Washington: A regime shift in lake ice is leading to permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakes as a result of changing winter climate, a new study has found. Warmer winters combined with an increase in snowfall during the last 30 years have... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Short and hot - warmer temperatures to coincide with shortest dayEnjoy the daylight while it's around tomorrow, as it's the shortest day of the
Short and hot - warmer temperatures to coincide with shortest day
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Enjoy the daylight while it's around tomorrow, as it's the shortest day of the year. Photo / Brett Phibbs Weather watchers are anticipating potentially record-breaking temperatures across the country tomorrow - which also happens to be the shortest... Read more
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The Economic Times
Himalayan nations, including India, may face unprecedented food crisis: ExpertsThe collaboration needs to be strengthened to address the food, water and energ
Himalayan nations, including India, may face unprecedented food crisis: Experts
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
The collaboration needs to be strengthened to address the food, water and energy issues in the Himalyan region, they say. "We need to work hard to make sure that mountain issues and their downstream linkages are well reflected in regional and global... Read more
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dna
Global Warming: John Kerry sees looming climate catastrophe after Arctic visitStanding near Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier, the reputed source of the iceberg
Global Warming: John Kerry sees looming climate catastrophe after Arctic visit
dna / Posted 7 days ago
Standing near Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier, the reputed source of the iceberg that sank the Titanic over a century ago, U.S Secretary of State John Kerry saw evidence of another looming catastrophe. Giant icebergs broken off from the glacier... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Amid melting Arctic ice, Kerry sees looming climate catastropheABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland: Standing near Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier
Amid melting Arctic ice, Kerry sees looming climate catastrophe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
ABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland: Standing near Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier, the reputed source of the iceberg that sank the Titanic over a century ago, U.S Secretary of State John Kerry saw evidence of another looming catastrophe. Giant... Read more
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The Star
Amid melting Arctic ice, Kerry sees looming climate catastropheABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland (Reuters) - Standing near Greenland's Jakobsh
Amid melting Arctic ice, Kerry sees looming climate catastrophe
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
ABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland (Reuters) - Standing near Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier, the reputed source of the iceberg that sank the Titanic over a century ago, U.S Secretary of State John Kerry saw evidence of another looming... Read more
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Swissinfo
Amid melting Arctic ice, Kerry sees looming climate catastropheBy Lesley Wroughton ABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland (Reuters) - Standing nea
Amid melting Arctic ice, Kerry sees looming climate catastrophe
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
By Lesley Wroughton ABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland (Reuters) - Standing near Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier, the reputed source of the iceberg that sank the Titanic over a century ago, U.S Secretary of State John Kerry saw evidence of another... Read more
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Reuters
Amid melting Arctic ice, Kerry sees looming climate catastropheSecretary of State John Kerry waves as he arrives in Greenland with Danish Fore
Amid melting Arctic ice, Kerry sees looming climate catastrophe
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
Secretary of State John Kerry waves as he arrives in Greenland with Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen for a tour of the Illulissat Icefjord and Jakobshavn Glacier, June 17, 2016, in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. ABOARD THE HDMS THETIS,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Arctic climate change tour visits Greenland | TribLIVE Secretary of State John Kerry takes a tour of the Jakobshavn Gla
Arctic climate change tour visits Greenland
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
| TribLIVE Secretary of State John Kerry takes a tour of the Jakobshavn Glacier and the Ilulissat Icefjord, located 155 miles north of the Arctic Circle in... Read more
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Alaska Public
Russia launches largest, most powerful icebreaker in the worldActivity in the Arctic is on the rise. Retreating sea ice and rising ship traff
Russia launches largest, most powerful icebreaker in the world
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
Activity in the Arctic is on the rise. Retreating sea ice and rising ship traffic have some worried the region could serve as the next stage for international conflict, coast guards across the Arctic are busy laying the groundwork for... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Best in the businessyoung men would have been satisfied with life as a successful businessman in a
Best in the business
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 8 days ago
young men would have been satisfied with life as a successful businessman in a small town. Thomas H. Best was not one of them. From his beginnings as a Dunedin farm boy and Collingwood store clerk, he built one of Canada’s biggest publishing... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Best in the businessyoung men would have been satisfied with life as a successful businessman in a
Best in the business
Barrie Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
young men would have been satisfied with life as a successful businessman in a small town. Thomas H. Best was not one of them. From his beginnings as a Dunedin farm boy and Collingwood store clerk, he built one of Canada’s biggest publishing... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits GreenlandA view of the Blomstrand Glacier, Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Ny-Alesund, Norwa
Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits Greenland
Ventura County Star / Posted 8 days ago
A view of the Blomstrand Glacier, Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Ny-Alesund, Norway. US Secretary of State John Kerry and Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende toured the glacier, and made remarks about climate change. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool) By... Read more
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11 News Houston
Corrections & ClarificationsTech: A story May 11 story about stand alone, voice-activated digital assistant
Corrections & Clarifications
11 News Houston / Posted 8 days ago
Tech: A story May 11 story about stand alone, voice-activated digital assistants misspelled the title of the Austrian remote control firm for which Regina Bernhaupt is head of research. The company’s name is Ruwido. The story also incorrectly named... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits GreenlandABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland (AP) — Sailing through fields of large iceber
Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits Greenland
Lake Placid News / Posted 8 days ago
ABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland (AP) — Sailing through fields of large icebergs aboard a Danish naval vessel, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry brought his tour of the Arctic to Greenland on Friday, visiting the Northern Hemisphere's largest... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits GreenlandA view of the Blomstrand Glacier, Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Ny-Alesund, Norwa
Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits Greenland
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 8 days ago
A view of the Blomstrand Glacier, Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Ny-Alesund, Norway. US Secretary of State John Kerry and Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende toured the glacier, and made remarks about climate change. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool) By... Read more
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Salon.com
Kerry’s Arctic climate change adventure hits GreenlandABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland (AP) — Sailing through fields of large iceber
Kerry’s Arctic climate change adventure hits Greenland
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
ABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland (AP) — Sailing through fields of large icebergs aboard a Danish naval vessel, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry brought his tour of the Arctic to Greenland on Friday, visiting the Northern Hemisphere’s largest... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits GreenlandABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland (AP) — Sailing through fields of large iceber
Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits Greenland
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
ABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland (AP) — Sailing through fields of large icebergs aboard a Danish naval vessel, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry brought his tour of the Arctic to Greenland on Friday, visiting the Northern Hemisphere's largest... Read more
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Daily Herald
Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits GreenlandABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland -- Sailing through fields of large icebergs a
Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits Greenland
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
ABOARD THE HDMS THETIS, Greenland -- Sailing through fields of large icebergs aboard a Danish naval vessel, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry brought his tour of the Arctic to Greenland on Friday, visiting the Northern Hemisphere's largest glacier... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Kerry tours Arctic Circleby staff and journalists in small Zodiac-type inflatable boats, Kerry and Norwa
Kerry tours Arctic Circle
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
by staff and journalists in small Zodiac-type inflatable boats, Kerry and Norway’s foreign minister motored in an Arctic scientific vessel from a research station in Ny-Alesund, the world’s northernmost civilian settlement. The short... Read more
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Daily Mail
Earth breaks heat record again, but not by as much as beforeThe hottest May in modern history: Earth breaks heat record for 13th month in a
Earth breaks heat record again, but not by as much as before
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
The hottest May in modern history: Earth breaks heat record for 13th month in a row Record May heat put global average at 60.17 degrees Fahrenheit 1.57 degrees above the 20th-century average says NOAA Earth sizzled to its 13th straight month of... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
NOIA submits joint comments on OCS leasing programOffshore staff “In support of the thousands of men and women working daily to
NOIA submits joint comments on OCS leasing program
Offshore Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
Offshore staff “In support of the thousands of men and women working daily to provide sustainable, reasonably-priced and reliable energy for our nation, NOIA submitted joint comments today on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) 2017-2022... Read more
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The Hill
Kerry visits Arctic Circle to see climate impactsKerry and Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende traveled on a science boat in
Kerry visits Arctic Circle to see climate impacts
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
Kerry and Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende traveled on a science boat in the north of Norway to see areas where melted ice has opened new sea lanes, The Associated Press reported. The trip, led by Jan-Gunnar Winther, the director of the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakesShallow lakes on the Coastal Plain of Alaska. New research finds permafrost bel
Permafrost thawing below shallow Arctic lakes
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
Shallow lakes on the Coastal Plain of Alaska. New research finds permafrost below shallow lakes such as these is thawing as a result of changing winter climate. Credit: Christopher Arp, University of Alaska Fairbanks. New research shows permafrost... Read more
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ABC News
Kerry Tours Arctic Circle to See Climate Change Impactby staff and journalists in small Zodiac-type inflatable boats, Kerry and Norwa
Kerry Tours Arctic Circle to See Climate Change Impact
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
by staff and journalists in small Zodiac-type inflatable boats, Kerry and Norway's foreign minister motored in an Arctic scientific vessel from a research station in Ny-Alesund, the world's northernmost civilian settlement. The short... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Kerry tours Arctic Circle to see climate change impactof State John Kerry, left, stands with Norway's Foreign Minister Borge Brende a
Kerry tours Arctic Circle to see climate change impact
Naples Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
of State John Kerry, left, stands with Norway's Foreign Minister Borge Brende as he boards his plane for a trip to view the Blomstrand Glacier, and areas impacted by climate change in Norway's extreme north, Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Oslo. (AP... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Kerry tours Arctic Circle to see climate change impactby staff and journalists in small Zodiac-type inflatable boats, Kerry and Norwa
Kerry tours Arctic Circle to see climate change impact
Lake Placid News / Posted 9 days ago
by staff and journalists in small Zodiac-type inflatable boats, Kerry and Norway's foreign minister motored in an Arctic research vessel from a research station in Ny-Alesund, the world's northernmost civilian settlement, across the... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wednesday, June 15, 2016have died and six more are injured after a passenger van rolled-over in Atka Tu
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 10 days ago
have died and six more are injured after a passenger van rolled-over in Atka Tuesday night. Alaska State Troopers say they learned of the single vehicle crash just after 6 p.m. Walker sympathizes with dividend-cut opponents, but says it’s the... Read more
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asianage
The great seed piracyA great seed and biodiversity piracy is underway and it must be stopped. The pr
The great seed piracy
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
A great seed and biodiversity piracy is underway and it must be stopped. The privateers of today include not just the corporations — which are becoming fewer and larger through mergers — but also individuals like Bill Gates, the “richest man in the... Read more
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Raw Story
May goes down as Earth’s hottest on record: NASAMay’s temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern hemisphere f
May goes down as Earth’s hottest on record: NASA
Raw Story / Posted 10 days ago
May’s temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern hemisphere finishes its hottest spring on record, statistics released Tuesday by NASA showed. The Arctic in particular experienced abnormal heat, causing Arctic sea ice and the... Read more
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Aljazeera
NASA: World temperatures continue to riseBreaking records two decades ago was a noteworthy event, now it is commonplace.
NASA: World temperatures continue to rise
Aljazeera / Posted 10 days ago
Breaking records two decades ago was a noteworthy event, now it is commonplace. "Abnormal is the new normal," said David Carlson, director of the World Climate Research Programme within NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies. "The state of the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
May’s temperatures break global record as Earth’s hottest spring: NASAMay’s temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern hemisphere f
May’s temperatures break global record as Earth’s hottest spring: NASA
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
May’s temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern hemisphere finishes its hottest spring on record, statistics released Tuesday by NASA showed. The Arctic in particular experienced abnormal heat, causing Arctic sea ice and the... Read more
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The New Yorker
Miracle Microbes?Once a year, when Slava Epstein was growing up in Moscow, his mother took him t
Miracle Microbes?
The New Yorker / Posted 11 days ago
Once a year, when Slava Epstein was growing up in Moscow, his mother took him to the Exhibition of the Achievements of the National Economy, a showcase for the wonders of Soviet life. The expo featured many things—from industrial harvesters to Uzbek... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
May goes down as Earth’s hottest on record: NASA May’s temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern hemisphere
May goes down as Earth’s hottest on record: NASA
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
May’s temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern hemisphere finishes its hottest spring on record, statistics released Tuesday by NASA showed. Pakistani men cool themselves off with... Read more
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Inquirier.net
May goes down as Earth’s hottest on record — NASAChildren play in a public fountain to fight the heat. AP FILE WASHINGTON, Unit
May goes down as Earth’s hottest on record — NASA
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
Children play in a public fountain to fight the heat. AP FILE WASHINGTON, United States — May’s temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern hemisphere finishes its hottest spring on record, statistics released Tuesday by NASA... Read more
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Japan Today
May was Earth's hottest on record: NASA ‹ Japan TodayMay’s temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern hemisphere f
May was Earth's hottest on record: NASA ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 11 days ago
May’s temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern hemisphere finishes its hottest spring on record, statistics released Tuesday by NASA showed. The Arctic in particular experienced abnormal heat, causing Arctic sea ice and the... Read more
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The Scientist
Mapping Zoonotic DiseaseKRAMERCompiling data from hundreds of studies on past zoonotic disease outbreak
Mapping Zoonotic Disease
The Scientist / Posted 11 days ago
KRAMERCompiling data from hundreds of studies on past zoonotic disease outbreaks, Barbara Han, a disease ecologist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, New York, and her colleagues have mapped where current reservoirs are... Read more
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Daily Mail
Global warming causing a 'fundamental change' in the world's weatherGlobal warming is causing a 'fundamental change' in the world's weather UN warn
Global warming causing a 'fundamental change' in the world's weather
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Global warming is causing a 'fundamental change' in the world's weather UN warns as Nasa reports hottest spring in history First four months of 2016 were the warmest globally in 136 years 370 straight months of warm or warmer-than-average... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
May goes down as Earth's hottest on record: NASAWASHINGTON - May's temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern
May goes down as Earth's hottest on record: NASA
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON - May's temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern hemisphere finishes its hottest spring on record, statistics released Tuesday by NASA showed. Recent predictions by US scientists anticipate that 2016 will go down as... Read more
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PhysOrg
May goes down as Earth's hottest on record: NASARecent predictions by US scientists anticipate that 2016 will go down as Earth'
May goes down as Earth's hottest on record: NASA
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
Recent predictions by US scientists anticipate that 2016 will go down as Earth's hottest year on record—on the heels of record-setting years in 2014 and 2015 May's temperatures broke global records yet again, as the northern hemisphere finishes its... Read more
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Daily Mail
Can we predict the next Ebola outbreak? Animal disease hotspots mappedCan we predict the next Ebola outbreak? Maps reveal global hotspots for where d
Can we predict the next Ebola outbreak? Animal disease hotspots mapped
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Can we predict the next Ebola outbreak? Maps reveal global hotspots for where diseases pass from animals to humans Diseases like Ebola e are known as zoonoses that harmful to humans but are carried by animals Researchers found there are hotspots... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Get to know ... Skip HobbsHobbs has used his experience in the natural resource industry to become an out
Get to know ... Skip Hobbs
The New Canaan News / Posted 11 days ago
Hobbs has used his experience in the natural resource industry to become an outspoken conservationist around town, speaking out most recently about Aquarion’s bid to sell a 19-acre tract of land formerly classified as watershed. Hobbs met with the... Read more
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