Category: Environment

Environment

‘Catastrophic’ breeding failure at one of world’s largest emperor penguin colonies

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Emperor penguins at the Halley Bay colony in the Weddell Sea have failed to raise chicks for the last three years, scientists have discovered. Researchers from …

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Heat is driving off clouds that dampen California wildfires

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Sunny California may be getting too sunny. Increasing summer temperatures brought on by a combination of intensifying urbanization and warming climate are driving off once common …

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How many taxis can scan a city? Fewer than you’d think

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Just 10 taxis equipped with mobile sensors can survey a third of Manhattan’s streets in a day, inexpensively gathering valuable data about factors such as air …

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Researchers create first low-energy particle accelerator beam underground in U.S.

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Nuclear astrophysicists successfully created the first low-energy particle accelerator beam deep underground in the United States, bringing them one step closer to understanding how the elements …