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How to prevent and treat norovirus infections

It sounds so innocent when you call it the “stomach flu,” but a norovirus infection is anything but. The highly contagious virus spreads through schools, cruise ships, hospitals, shopping malls and any other crowded space. It’s responsible for most stomach…

Reusables are great — if you wash them

You probably take some simple steps to shop and store food in environmentally conscious ways. Maybe you use a reusable water bottle and take reusable bags to the grocery store. Reusable items are great, as long as you keep them…

New tool enables Nova Scotia lobster fishery to address impacts of climate change

(NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science Center) Researchers use long-term survey data sets and climate models to help fishing communities plan for a warmer ocean. US and Canadian researchers have developed a tool that incorporates projected changes in ocean climate onto a geographic fishery management area. Now fishermen, resource managers, and policy-makers can use it to plan for the future sustainability of the lobster fishery in Nova Scotia and Canadian waters of the Gulf of Maine.

IPCC Report Projects “Unprecedented” Changes in Ocean, Cryosphere Due to Global Warming | News – IISD Reporting Services

25 September 2019: The 51st session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 51) adopted the Summary for Policymakers (SPM) of the Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC), and accepted the underlying report….

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Impact of climate change on Louisiana’s Houma tribe

Repeated disasters and environmental changes on Louisiana’s Gulf Coast are rapidly eroding the land, and along with it, an Indigenous tribe’s ability to sustain its culture, health and livelihoods, new research suggests.

The World’s Oceans Are in Danger, Major Climate Change Report Warns – The New York Times

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Climate change is heating the oceans and altering their chemistry so dramatically that it is threatening seafood supplies, fueling cyclones and floods and…