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Photos: The National Monuments Being Targeted by Trump's Review

President Donald Trump signed an executive order requiring the review of presidential designations of any national monument or expansion over 100,000 acres since 1996. Here's a look at those ...

9 hours ago from Livescience

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Scientists to review large number of humpback whale deaths

Government scientists are launching an investigation into an unusually large number of humpback whale deaths from North Carolina to Maine.

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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When Nature vents her wrath on grapes

Making wine is a tough job in most places, what with frost, hail, drought and bushfires to contend with.

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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Mysterious drop in prized bait worms threatens a way of life

Dan Harrington makes his living unearthing marine worms by hacking away at mudflats with a tool that resembles the business end of an old steel rake.

Thu 27 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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Survey: Another good year for Chesapeake Bay's underwater grasses

An annual survey led by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows the abundance of underwater grasses in Chesapeake Bay increased 8% between 2015 and 2016, continuing an ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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'Fossil' groundwater's modern secret

The deepest and oldest waters on Earth are not immune from contamination, warn scientists.

Wed 26 Apr 17 from BBC News

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Ocean warming to cancel increased CO2-driven productivity

University of Adelaide researchers have constructed a marine food web to show how climate change could affect our future fish supplies and marine biodiversity.

Thu 27 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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Scientists examine impact of high-severity fires on conifer forests

The ability of some Western conifer forests to recover after severe fire may become increasingly limited as the climate continues to warm, scientists from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Report outlines how climate change will affect gardeners

The 'perfect' English garden could become a thing of the past thanks to climate change, scientists at the University of Reading have warned as a new report is published.

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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Amazon rainforest under threat as Brazil tears up protections

The political turmoil and fast-tracking of big development projects is putting deforestation gains under threat

Wed 26 Apr 17 from Newscientist

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