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Aug 21, 2014
Highlights from Environmental Research Letters (ERL), including drought in the Iberian Peninsula, Antarctic permafrost, the western North Pacific summer monsoon, Mongolian herders and more.
Aug 20, 2014
Developing countries won’t alter climate more than developed nations until 2030, if short-lived greenhouse gases and other factors are taken into account
Aug 19, 2014
Monitoring and understanding drivers better are key, study finds
Aug 18, 2014
Study reveals need to calculate methane emissions from frequent measurements of surface inundation
Aug 15, 2014
Toxic metal threatens marine life as it accumulates faster in shallow layers than in deep sea due to human activity (from the Guardian)
Aug 14, 2014
Study calculates cost of dealing with nitrate-polluted groundwater in private wells
Aug 13, 2014
Highlights from Environmental Research Letters (ERL), including who’s most likely to install solar panels, Arctic ozone anomalies, greenhouse-gas emissions from Kenyan farms, and more.
Aug 12, 2014
Deep-sea coral at two newly discovered colonies in Gulf of Mexico affected by oil spill
Aug 11, 2014
New method allows 200 fluorescent molecules to be arranged around a gold nanoparticle
Aug 8, 2014
Oxazepam at level typical in polluted waters helps Eurasian perch feed in lab
Aug 7, 2014 4 comments
Environmental philosopher warns major ethical, political, legal and social issues around geoengineering must be addressed
Aug 6, 2014
Environmental footprints for deforestation, land, carbon, water and nutrients reveal resource use in Mato Grosso, Brazil
Aug 5, 2014
Adding forest requires incentive of just $6 per tonne of carbon dioxide while bioenergy CCS needs $165
Aug 4, 2014
Scientists assess risk of "getting caught with our plants down"
Aug 1, 2014
Renewable Fuel Standard boosts corn price volatility while free trade could reduce it, study finds.
Jul 31, 2014
Australian Academy of Science brings experts together to map out effects global warming on extreme weather events, infectious disease and food security (from the Guardian)
Jul 30, 2014
On average, just one-third of cultivatable urban land could meet residents' veg needs
Jul 29, 2014
Simple energy balance model offers surprisingly good results
Jul 28, 2014
Highlights from Environmental Research Letters (ERL), including biorefineries, African wildfires and surface darkening, farming in the Holocene, gas carbon footprint, and more.