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Climate Change Resilience: Northern Red Sea Corals Pass Heat Stress Test With Flying Colors – SciTechDaily

The aquarium system in which scientists submitted Northern red sea corals to various temperatures. Credit: Maoz Fine EPFL scientists are beginning to understand why corals in the Gulf of Aqaba, along with their symbiotic algae and bacteria, resist higher temperatures…

NASA’s new fleet of satellites will offer insights into the wild cards of climate change – Science Magazine

Planned NASA satellites will measure the vertical motions that lead to towering storm clouds. SANTIAGO BORJA By Paul VoosenMay. 5, 2021 , 11:15 AM NASA is about to announce its next generation of Earth-observing satellites. As soon as this month,…

An expert explains: What climate change means for coral – World Economic Forum

The world has lost 30% to 50% of its reefs in the last 40 years. Scientists have warned that remaining reefs could be gone within decades. Over the past century, sea surface temperatures have risen by an average of about…

Florida bill says companies like SpaceX retain ownership of fallen hardware

In and around Florida, at least, no more “finders keepers” once a new bill becomes law on July 1. The Spaceflight Assets bill affirmed by the Florida legislature in late April 2021 requires that anyone who finds “reasonably identifiable” spacecraft parts make a “reasonable effort” to notify the hardware’s owner.

Explained: What new research says about climate change causing a shift in Earth’s axis – The Indian Express

Rising sea levels, heatwaves, melting glaciers and storms are some of the well-known consequences of climate change. New research has added yet another impact to this list – marked shifts in the axis along which the Earth rotates. A study…

The unlikely climate president – Axios

President Biden campaigned on a climate platform vastly stronger than any major party nominee in history, and now the White House is making its enactment a major priority. Why it matters: It’s a remarkable turn, given that Biden entered the…

Space rock found on Earth traced back to origins on Vesta

In 2018, a small asteroid crashed into Earth, and scientists recovered pieces of it in a Botswana game reserve. Now the scientists have determined the space rock’s origin: Vesta, in the asteroid belt.

What’s Next in the Fight Against Climate Change? – Tufts Now

President Joe Biden’s summit of world leaders last week was a significant step in re-invigorating global cooperation on climate change, experts from The Fletcher School said. But the bold goals of the event still must be translated into a detailed…