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Californians fear more wildfires as winds pick up

Californians fear more wildfires as winds pick up

Thousands of households across Northern California braced for power blackouts on Wednesday as dry weather threatened to touch off a new round of the wildfires that have ravaged the state. Pacific Gas and Electric Co…

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A Booming Gold Price Will Have Consequences

A Booming Gold Price Will Have Consequences

Gold prices have shot to nearly $1,900 per ounce in the past week, a nine year high and the seventh consecutive week of growth for bullion. But in this Covid gold rush investors could be…

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Antarctic Sea Ice Loss Explained In New Study

Antarctic Sea Ice Loss Explained In New Study

Scientists have discovered that the summer sea ice in the Weddell Sea sector of Antarctica has decreased by one million square kilometres — an area twice the size of Spain — in the last five…

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Innovation by ancient farmers adds to biodiversity of the Amazon

Innovation by ancient farmers adds to biodiversity of the Amazon

Innovation by ancient farmers to improve soil fertility continues to have an impact on the biodiversity of the Amazon, a major new study shows. Early inhabitants fertilized the soil with charcoal from fire remains and…

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Illegal drugs are changing the basis of the food chain in rivers

Illegal drugs are changing the basis of the food chain in rivers

‘As society continues to grapple with aging wastewater infrastructure and escalating pharmaceutical and illicit drug use, we need to consider collateral damages to our freshwater resources’ People are flushing so many illegal drugs down the toilet that…

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Neon colors may help some corals stage a comeback from bleaching

Neon colors may help some corals stage a comeback from bleaching

Coral pigments act as a sunscreen and may make a more hospitable home for returning algae. For some corals, going bright may be part of their fight against bleaching. Higher-than-normal ocean temperatures can cause some…

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Nigeria’s nature reserves need more help to protect biodiversity

Nigeria’s nature reserves need more help to protect biodiversity

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Environment recently nominated Finima Nature Park in River State as a Ramsar site: a wetland of international importance. These sites are designated under the Ramsar Convention, an intergovernmental environmental treaty established in 1971 by UNESCO.…

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