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U.S. Wells Being Drilled Deeper as Groundwater Vanishes

https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/07/26/us_wells_being_drilled_deeper_as_groundwater_vanishes_286877.htmlCathleen O’Grady, Ars Groundwater is an “invisible resource,” writes environmental engineer Debra Perrone. It “flows slowly under our feet through cracks in rocks and spaces in sediments,” she says, contrasting it with the more visible […]

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I Was Fired for Refusing to Hide Climate Crisis Facts

https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/07/26/i_was_fired_for_refusing_to_hide_climate_crisis_facts_286876.htmlMaria Caffrey, The GuardianThe Trump administration’s hostility towards climate science is not new. Interior climate staffer Joel Clement’s reassignment and the blocking of intelligence aide Rod Schoonover’s climate testimony, which forced both federal employees to […]

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Complex Life May Only Exist Because of Ancient Fungi

https://www.realclearscience.com/articles/2019/05/30/complex_life_may_only_exist_because_of_ancient_fungi_110995.htmlKatie Field, ConversationBecause of their delicate organic and decomposing nature, fossilised fungi are extremely rare. So rare, in fact, that a new discovery has just pushed back the earliest evidence of fungi by at least […]

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Possible Traces of Stone Age Settlement Beneath North Sea

https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/05/30/possible_traces_of_stone_age_settlement_beneath_north_sea_286128.htmlTom Metcalfe, LiSciDeep beneath the North Sea, scientists have discovered a fossilized forest that could hold traces of prehistoric early humans who lived there around 10,000 years ago, before the land slipped beneath the waves […]

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Ancient DNA Yields Snapshots of Vanished Ecosystems

https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/05/30/ancient_dna_yields_snapshots_of_vanished_ecosystems_286121.htmlM. Brouillette, Quanta Somewhere in a remote cave in western Georgia, a few dozen miles east of the Black Sea shore, scientists on an archaeological dig were searching among scattered stalagmites for pieces of the […]

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Plankton Haven’t Been Same Since Industrial Revolution

https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/05/23/plankton_haven039t_been_same_since_industrial_revolution_286039.htmlMaddie Burakoff, SonianAs scientists scramble to figure out how warming ocean temperatures will affect marine ecosystems across the globefrom bleaching coral reefs to altered migration routesone of the sea’s most ubiquitous organisms is helping researchers […]

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What If Scientists Called the Shots on Climate Policy?

https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/05/20/what_if_scientists_called_the_shots_on_climate_policy_285989.htmlD. Michael Langford, The HillLeft, right or center, politicians tend to view climate change as a political issue rather than in a logical, technical manner limiting policy solutions to short-sighted, ideologically-driven approaches. The truth is, […]

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A $100 Million Boost in Battle vs. Snakebite Crisis

https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/05/20/a_100_million_boost_in_battle_vs_snakebite_crisis_285991.htmlQuirin Schiermeier, Nature NewsBiomedical-research funder the Wellcome Trust has announced an ambitious initiative to improve the treatment of snakebites in poor countries. Snakebites kill tens of thousands of people a year, partly because they are […]

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Scientists Discover ‘Supercorals’ in Warm, Acidic Water

https://www.realclearscience.com/2019/05/16/scientists_discover_039supercorals039_in_warm_acidic_water_285948.htmlRoni Dengler, DiscoverClimate change is decimating coral reefs. As humans put greenhouse gasses into Earth’s atmosphere, they warm the planet before settling back down into the oceans and making the water more acidic. These combined […]