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Bite on this: Researcher finds alligators eat sharks

Jaws, beware! Alligators may be coming for you, according to a Kansas State University researcher.

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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There Could Be Pesticides in Your Honey

About three-fourths of honey from around the world contains some pesticides

4 hours ago from TIME

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Fungicides and antidepressants in rivers alter the swimming and feeding behaviour of aquatic animals

Surprisingly low concentrations of toxic chemical products in rivers including fungicides to antidepressants can change the swimming and feeding behaviours of some animals, according to a new ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Project saved homes from fires, but can it be duplicated?

Lightning started a forest fire one August afternoon near this Oregon tourist town, and it was spreading fast. Residents in outlying areas evacuated as flames marched toward their homes.

15 hours ago from Phys.org

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Pope at UN Demands Response to Hunger, Climate, Migration

NewsPope Francis demanded Monday that world governments collectively commit to end rising world hunger by resolving the conflicts and climate change-related disasters that force people to leave ...

10 hours ago from Laboratory Equipment

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When lemons give you life: Herpetofauna adaptation to citrus orchards in Belize

Natural habitat areas exhibit similar abundances and diversity of herpetofauna as citrus orchards and reclaimed orchard forests in Stann Creek, Belize, reports a comparative study by researchers ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Trump to nominate climate doubter as environmental adviser

President Donald Trump will nominate a climate change skeptic with ties to the fossil fuel industry to serve as a top environmental adviser.

Fri 13 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Trump voters in storm-ravaged county confront climate change

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped ...

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Gutters teem with inconspicuous life

CNRS scientists and international collaborators have shown that Parisian street gutters are oases of microscopic life, home to microalgae, fungi, sponges and mollusks. Grouped into communities, ...

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Wildlife in the ditches need a detox cure

When it's raining on the roads, slopes of road dust and contaminants drain into the trenches. What impact does it have on wildlife living by the road?

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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