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Urbanization wild-card in warming estimates

Scientists studying the impact of urban expansion on climate have found that average summertime temperatures in one US area could increase by as much as 4 degrees Celsius over the next few decades. The findings, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, show that warming from urbanization can be as significant as projected warming due […]

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Icebergs – Oases Of The Ocean




A new study in this week’s issue of Science reveals how free-floating icebergs are a haven for a startling array of creatures. The researchers behind the study say that these floating islands of ice have a major impact on the ecology of the ocean around them, with thriving communities of seabirds above and a web […]




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