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Global warming may make you miss these parasites when they’re gone

Warming temperatures in one part of the world seem to have driven down the parasite population, suggesting another unexpected way that climate change harms ecosystems.
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What Covid and clear skies meant to drinking water for 300 million

Coronavirus lockdowns in South Asia reduced pollution that makes snow melt faster, which could help water supplies last longer this year.

What COVID and clear skies meant to drinking water for 300 million
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What COVID and clear skies meant to drinking water for 300 million

Coronavirus lockdowns in South Asia reduced pollution that makes snow melt faster, which could help water supplies last longer this year.
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Pandemic lockdowns cut pollution, slowing snowmelt in South Asia

Last year’s lockdowns reduced emissions of soot and other pollutants that accelerate melting, which could make water supplies last longer throughout the coming year.
‘Super-enzyme’ speeds up breakdown of plastic, researchers say
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‘Super-enzyme’ speeds up breakdown of plastic, researchers say

A new cocktail of enzymes that degrades plastic faster is a step to fully recycling soda bottles and other waste, British and American researchers said this week.
The Roman Republic was teetering. Then a volcano erupted 6,000 miles away
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The Roman Republic was teetering. Then a volcano erupted 6,000 miles away

Scientists have linked historical political instability to a number of volcanic events, the latest involving an eruption in the Aleutian Islands.
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Mass extinctions are accelerating, scientists report
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Mass extinctions are accelerating, scientists report

We are racing faster and closer toward the point of collapse than scientists previously thought, according to research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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