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Loss of marine habitats is threatening the global fishing industry new research

Seafood consumption is both a love and a necessity for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. And its supply is a key part of maintaining food security for the whole planet. But during a ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Donald Trump defends lifting proposed $150 billion worth of tariffs on China

The Trump administration sent mixed signals Monday about a potential trade deal with China as economic officials defended a decision to lift sanctions.        

3 hours ago from USA today

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New NASA Chief Bridenstine Says Humans Contribute to Climate Change 'in a Major Way'

NASA's new administrator, Jim Bridenstine, said that he knows Earth's climate is changing, and that humans contribute to it "in a major way," also supporting NASA's research into that important ...

Sat 19 May 18 from SPACE.com

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Should we wait to live in the future or can we create it ourselves?

1 hours ago from Phys.org (news wire)

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Three-year study found no relationship between methane concentrations in groundwater and proximity to natural gas wells

A study of drinking water in Appalachian Ohio found no evidence of natural gas contamination from recent oil and gas drilling.

Sat 19 May 18 from Phys.org

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EU chokes on own air quality standards

In the skies above Katowice in the heart of Poland's coal industry, Polish officials are deploying the latest weapon against air pollution: drones that inspect the city's chimneys.

Thu 17 May 18 from Phys.org

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UN, EU call for global action to protect bees

The United Nation's food agency and the European Union on Saturday called for global action to protect pollinators, and bees in particular, which are crucial for ensuring food security.

Sat 19 May 18 from Phys.org

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One-third of the world's nature reserves are under threat from humans

In the 146 years since Yellowstone National Park in the northwestern United States became the world's first protected area, nations around the world have created more than 200,000 terrestrial ...

Fri 18 May 18 from Phys.org

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Keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees C helps most species hold their ground

Holding global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2100 could help protect tens of thousands of insect, plant and vertebrate species.

Thu 17 May 18 from ScienceNews

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