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Cat Litter Could Be Antidote for Climate Change, Researchers Say – The Wall Street Journal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have found a potent new tool in the fight against global warming. It is basically cat litter.  They soaked an odor-eating clay used in cat boxes in a copper solution…

Climate change takes hold in North Carolina’s ghost forests – The Washington Post

As sea levels rise and storms become more intense, scientists are racing to study the rapid loss of trees and marshland along the Outer Banks Today at 10:00 a.m. EDT Loading… “Ghost forests” are found throughout the Alligator River National…

425 “climate bombs” could destroy the fight against global warming – theinformant.co.nz

Thermal power plant Neurath, powered by lignite from the nearby Garzweiler mine in western Germany, on October 14, 2014. AFP/Patrick Stolars The Red Hill project in Australia, Montney Play or Christina Lake in Canada, the Hongshaquan mine in China, the…

Researchers Overcome ‘Major Hurdle’ in Reversing Deafness, Discovering Gene Responsible for Crucial Cells

Scientists can now create new hearing cells that can overcome deafness caused by aging. Considered a “major hurdle” to reversing hearing loss, the gene discovery allows the production of inner or outer ear hair cells. Hearing loss due to aging, noise, and certain cancer therapy drugs and antibiotics has up until now been seen as […]

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New Dimension for Coral Restoration: 3-D Printed Reefs Recreate Natural Diversity

An innovation interface tailors 3D-printed reefs to their marine environment and may curb reef devastation plaguing global coral ecosystems. In a new paper, researchers from four of Israel’s leading universities highlight a 3D printing method they developed to preserve coral reefs. Their innovation is based on the natural structure of coral reefs off the southern coastal […]

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Cactus feels the heat of climate change – ฺBangkok Post

A saguaro cactus in Catalina State Park, on the edge of Tucson, Arizona. CASSIDY ARAIZA/nyt The hardy cactus — fond of heat and aridity, adapted to rough soils — might not seem like the picture of a climate change victim….

Warming Trends: Nature and Health Studies Focused on the Privileged, $1B for Climate School and Old Tires Detour Into Concrete – InsideClimate News

SCIENCE Nature and Health Research Ignored Populations That Weren’t White, Western or Wealthy A growing body of research shows that nature can benefit mental health and well-being. But an analysis of that research reveals that it almost exclusively focuses on…

Operating rooms are the climate change contributor no one’s talking about

The health care industry accounts for about 8.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, and surgery is one of hospitals’ biggest culprits in this space. Two surgeons-in-training give some solutions to combat this problem.

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