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Lead fallout from Notre Dame fire was likely overlooked

(Earth Institute at Columbia University) A new study, published today in GeoHealth, used soil samples collected from neighborhoods around the cathedral to estimate local amounts of lead fallout from the fire.

Another Month Gone, Another Month Entering the Global Warming Record Books – Discover Magazine

The first of several monthly analyses of the global climate is now in, and it’s not much of a surprise: Last month finished in a virtual tie for warmest June on record. The analysis, from the Copernicus Climate Change Service…

Soil studies can be helpful for border control

(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Underground tunnels have been used by warriors and smugglers for thousands of years to infiltrate battlegrounds and cross borders. A new analysis published in the Open Journal of Soil Science presents a series of medieval and modern case studies to identify the most restrictive and ideal soil and geologic conditions for tunneling.

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How to tackle climate change, food security and land degradation

How can some of world’s biggest problems — climate change, food security and land degradation — be tackled simultaneously? Some lesser-known options, such as integrated water management and increasing the organic content of soil, have fewer trade-offs than many well-known options, such as planting trees, according to a new study.

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How to tackle climate change, food security and land degradation

How can some of world’s biggest problems — climate change, food security and land degradation — be tackled simultaneously? Some lesser-known options, such as integrated water management and increasing the organic content of soil, have fewer trade-offs than many well-known options, such as planting trees, according to a new study.

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Agriculture – a climate villain? Maybe not!

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) claims that agriculture is one of the main sources of greenhouse gases, and is thus by many observers considered as a climate villain.