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New research reveals impact of seismic surveys on zooplankton

Marine seismic surveys used in petroleum exploration could cause a two to three-fold increase in mortality of adult and larval zooplankton, new research published in leading science journal ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Research investigates causes of sea level falls in Dead Sea

The causes of falling sea levels in the Dead Sea, which have significant impacts on the environment and the economy, are to be investigated in new research led by the University of Plymouth.

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Image: Sentinel-3 over France

Sentinel-3 gives us a nearly cloud-free view of France and the surrounding countries.

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Proba-V images Portuguese forest fire

ESA's Proba-V minisatellite has captured the forest fire raging in central Portugal, revealing blackened scars and columns of smoke as well as pinpointing active fire hotspots.

Thu 22 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Millions of 'sea pickles' arrive on US west coast 

The influx of sea pickles appears to have started in Oregon, before sweeping north up the coast, the reports suggesting the creatures have reached as far north as Sitca, Alaska.

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Daily Mail

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Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm

The only tremors from a reported major earthquake off the California coast came on the internet.

Thu 22 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Rapid, drastic warming pinned on small increases in carbon dioxide

In the past small changes in carbon dioxide levels have driven disproportionately large changes in temperatures in a matter of decades, according to new research.

Wed 21 Jun 17 from Cosmos Magazine

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Accelerating rate of temperature rise in the Pyrenees

The Iberian Peninsula is undergoing climate change, with temperatures on the rise, and mountain ranges are not exempt from this trend. A team of scientists has analysed regional climate series ...

Wed 21 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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How to stop your dog getting heatstroke – according to science

Summer is a great time to get out and about with your dog. But dogs don't tolerate the heat as well as their owners. When people get hot they start to sweat, but dogs are only able to do this ...

Wed 21 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Never Go to Bed Angry with Climate-Controlled Smartduvet

Summer is upon us. And that means sticky, sweaty nights struggling to find the right balance of duvet coverage to bare legs. A challenge made harder by your sleeping partner’s differing ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Geek.com

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