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Air pollution may cause far more deaths than previously thought

The annual global death toll from long-term exposure to fine particulate outdoor air pollution may be significantly higher than previously thought, according to a new study.

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Earth could be alien to humans by 2500

Unless CO2 emissions drop significantly, global warming will make the Amazon barren, the American Midwest tropical, and India too hot to live in by 2500, according to a team of scientists.

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Plant pandemics threaten future food supply

Plant disease surveillance, improved detection systems, and global predictive disease modeling are necessary to mitigate future disease outbreaks and protect the global food supply, according to a team of researchers.

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Narwhal tusks show mercury spike in the Arctic

Just like rings in a tree trunk, a narwhal's tusks offer clues to climate change. A new study of tusks show a sharp rise in mercury in the Arctic.
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To fight climate change, eco groups get political

Environmental non-governmental organizations are moving beyond conservation and getting into politics to advocate for climate action, a study shows.
Montreal takes small but important step in climate change fight

Montreal takes small but important step in climate change fight

Mayor Valérie Plante announces city officials will reduce travel and offset their carbon footprint by buying credits.