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Experts names main reason for record drought in the Amazon

The record drought in the Brazilian Amazon in 2023 was caused by climate change, Azernews reports, citing foreign media outlets. This conclusion was reached by an international team of scientists from the Center for the Study of Weather Phenomena World Weather Attribution (WWA). “The main cause of the record drought in 2023 in the Amazonian region of […]

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Scientists Release the Recipe for Lab-Grown Coffee to Accelerate Creation of New Coffee Ecosystem

Two years after the scientists in Finland successfully made coffee in a laboratory, VTT Technical Research Center of Finland Ltd has released detailed information on the process. Published in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, the scientific paper describes the exact process the scientists used to produce coffee starting from the original coffee plant itself, and establishing […]

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State Agriculture Department Urges Pasco Residents to Report Sightings of Invasive Japanese Beetles

In recent weeks, five invasive Japanese Beetles have been found in Pasco. So now, the State Department of Agriculture wants you to be on the lookout for these destructive bugs. The pests are a danger to over three hundred types of crops. Luckily, the recent findings are the first in the tri-cities in about a year. Leaders from […]

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Scientist Shocks Peers by ‘Tailoring’ Climate Study

In a controversial bid to expose supposed bias in a top journal, a US climate expert shocked fellow scientists by revealing he tailored a wildfire study to emphasize global warming. While supporters applauded Patrick T. Brown for flagging what he called a one-sided climate “narrative” in academic publishing, his move surprised at least one of his […]

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New Study Quantifies Temperature Sensitivity of Soil Gaseous Nitrogen Loss in Forest Ecosystems

Researchers from the Institute of Applied Ecology and the Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have investigated the critical role of gaseous nitrogen loss (N2O and N2) in nitrogen limitation and its implications for carbon sink function in terrestrial ecosystems, particularly in the context of climate warming. […]

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The Colorado River Flooded Chemehuevi Land. Decades Later, the Tribe Still Struggles to Take Its Share of Water

At night, the lights of Lake Havasu City’s hotels, boat launches and neighborhoods reflect off the reservoir that gave this busy Arizona tourist town its name. The federal government dammed the Colorado River just downstream in the 1930s, providing the water and recreation opportunities that have allowed the community to flourish. The opposite side of […]

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UN Nuclear Watchdog Greenlights Fukushima Water Release Plan

LONDON and TOKYO — The United Nation’s nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), approved plans by Japan to release water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday. The plan would see Japan release 1.3 million tons of treated wastewater — the equivalent of 500 Olympic swimming pools — which has […]

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Study: Crop Failure Risk is Underestimated in Climate Models

Risks of reduced crop yields occurring across major crop-producing regions are vastly underestimated in climate and crop model projections, a new study finds. Why it matters: As climate change continues to impact food insecurity worldwide, we need to be able to anticipate climate shocks in order to build resilience into our food systems. Driving the news: Scientists analyzed observational and […]

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How Pinehurst No. 2’s Restoration Project Made it Better Environmentally

When it comes to makingyour yard friendlier to pollinators, it might be best to simply not fight nature. Zoom in: Consider Pinehurst No. 2, North Carolina’s most famous golf course, said Carley, the N.C. State scientist who helped restore the golf course to its natural character. Flashback: In 2010, ahead of hosting the U.S. Open, Pinehurst No. 2 decided […]

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World Environment Day: DBN Donates Receptacles To FCT, Others

The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), has donated receptacles to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos, Kano and Rivers states, to commemorate the 2023 World Environment Day, celebrated globally on June 5. Dr Tony Okpanachi, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, DBN, said this in a statement on Saturday in Lagos, that the donation was in furtherance […]

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