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Global warming increases human health risk due to toxic algae in Canadian Prairie lakes – Yorkton This Week

New research by scientists at the University of Regina’s Institute of Environmental Change and Society shows that global warming is increasing levels of toxic algae detrimental to human health. The studywaspublished online, in the journal Limnology and Oceanography Letters.  “Our…

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Global warming: University of Regina study shows high toxic algae levels in prairie lakes – Globalnews.ca

New research by scientists at the University of Regina’s Institute of Environmental Change and Society shows that global warming is increasing levels of toxic algae detrimental to human health in prairie lakes. Among the lakes affected are Pasqua and Crooked…

Global warming: University of Regina study shows high toxic algae levels in prairie lakes – Globalnews.ca

New research by scientists at the University of Regina’s Institute of Environmental Change and Society shows that global warming is increasing levels of toxic algae detrimental to human health in prairie lakes. Among the lakes affected are Pasqua and Crooked…

With US Election Looming, Fracking’s Future In Question

Fracking has become a hot-button issue on the Left, and for a number of reasons. For one thing, it’s good for the American economy, so right off the bat, it’s bad. For another, it has something to do with icky…

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In China, quarantine improves air and prevents thousands of premature deaths

A new study finds that China’s countrywide ban on traffic mobility from February 10 to March 14, 2020 greatly limited automobile emissions and sharply reduced the country’s often severe air pollution. The improved air quality, in turn, prevented thousands of pollution-related deaths.

Early humans thrived in this drowned South African landscape

(University of California – Riverside) An interdisciplinary, international team of scientists has reconstructed the paleoecology the Paleo-Agulhas Plain, a now-drowned landscape on the southern tip of Africa that was high and dry during glacial phases of the last 2 million years and may have been instrumental in shaping the evolution of early modern humans.

Canadian Mayor Wants Military Jets To Bomb 15-Mile Ice Jam

A local mayor from the Canadian state of Alberta pleaded with the state’s Premier Jason Kenney this week to deploy military jets to bomb a 15-mile-long ice jam that has left much of his town underwater, he revealed Tuesday. Up to 15,000 people…

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Climate change’s toll on freshwater fish: A new database for science

The Fish and Climate Change Database — or FiCli (pronounced ”fick-lee”) — is a searchable directory of peer-reviewed journal publications that describe projected or documented effects of climate change on inland fishes. Researchers, fisheries managers, conservationists, journalists and others can use FiCli to find scientific articles.