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Small things can have a major effect on the prevention of biodiversity loss

(University of Helsinki) The population growth of an endangered butterfly species is greatest in habitats with microclimatic variability, demonstrates a study carried out collaboratively by the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences and the Helsinki Institute of Life Science of the University of Helsinki as well as the Finnish Environment Institute.

It’s time for California to assume a firm stance on climate change readiness – Highlander Newspaper

Post Views: 365 Courtesy of Freepik All too often, countless stories are published that highlight the extreme dangers of climate change. In California, residents have experienced the harmful side effects of global warming in the form of intense wildfires and…

Investments in climate change solutions will pay off for global health – STAT – STAT

World leaders, beckoned by President Biden, are assembling on Earth Day, April 22, to create greater urgency to fight climate change. The summit is taking place during the worst infectious disease pandemic in a century. World leaders need to pay…

As pandemic recedes, global warming resumes. Plus more updates in the drive to curb COVID-19 – Lincoln Journal Star

{{featured_button_text}} CDC Says Disinfecting Surfaces to Prevent COVID-19 Is Often for Show. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday that the risk of transmitting COVID-19 through surfaces is low. Chief of the Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch Vincent…

Book Banter: This Earth Day, take a closer look at climate change – Napa Valley Register

{{featured_button_text}} Julie Mitchell Julie Mitchell Those of us who live in the Napa Valley are no strangers to the effects of climate change. Last summer and fall’s extreme heat and devastating wildfires — along with drought, floods, hurricanes, and fires…

The Science of Climate Change Explained – The New York Times

Estimates of the cost vary widely. One recent study found that keeping warming to 2 degrees Celsius would require a total investment of between $4 trillion and $60 trillion, with a median estimate of $16 trillion, while keeping warming to…

The Science of Climate Change Explained: Facts, Evidence and Proof – The New York Times

Estimates of the cost vary widely. One recent study found that keeping warming to 2 degrees Celsius would require a total investment of between $4 trillion and $60 trillion, with a median estimate of $16 trillion, while keeping warming to…

Caltech Uses Existing Underwater Cables to Detect Earthquakes and Tsunamis Ahead of Time

Seismologists at Caltech working with optics experts at Google have developed a method to use existing underwater telecommunication cables to detect earthquakes. The technique could lead to improved earthquake and tsunami warning systems around the world. A vast network of more than a million kilometers of fiber optic cable lies at the bottom of Earth’s […]

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Compounds in Amber Could Help Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria Superbugs, Scientists Find

For centuries, people in Baltic nations have used ancient amber for medicinal purposes. Even today, infants are given amber necklaces that they chew to relieve teething pain, and people put pulverized amber in elixirs and ointments for its purported anti-inflammatory and anti-infective properties. Now, scientists have pinpointed compounds that help explain Baltic amber’s therapeutic effects […]

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