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September 16, 2012
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CU-led Mountain Forest Study Shows Vulnerability to Climate Change

A new University of Colorado Boulder-led study that ties forest “greenness” in the western United States to fluctuating year-to-year snowpack indicates mid-elevation mountain ecosystems are most sensitive to rising temperatures and changes in precipitation and snowmelt. Led by CU-Boulder researcher … Continue reading

June 30, 2012
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Scientists Urge New Approaches to Plant Research

EAST LANSING, Mich. — You’d be amazed at how much you can learn from a plant. In a paper published this week in the journal Science, a Michigan State University professor and a colleague discuss why if humans are to … Continue reading

June 3, 2012
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Discovery of Historical Photos Sheds Light on Greenland Ice Loss

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A chance discovery of 80-year-old photo plates in a Danish basement is providing new insight into how Greenland glaciers are melting today. Researchers at the National Survey and Cadastre of Denmark – that country’s federal agency responsible … Continue reading

April 15, 2012
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The Emperor’s New Close-Up

U researchers map emperor penguin colonies by satellite Emperor penguins may be icons of the Antarctic, but they aren’t immune to disturbances in their environment. As climatic and other changes unfold, emperors may dwindle in numbers. But how to tell, … Continue reading

May 21, 2011
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After Japan Nuclear Power Plant Disaster: How Much Radioactivity in the Oceans?

*National Science Foundation awards rapid-response grants to establish ocean radionuclide levels from Fukushima* Among the casualties of the March 11, 2011, earthquake and resulting tsunami in Japan was the country’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. A result of the loss … Continue reading