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Spanish scientists create a new type of hops so that climate change does not kill beer

A group of Spanish scientists made up of 11 agronomists, chemists and biotechnologists who are part of the Ekonoke startup, have managed to cultivate a new species of hops with the aim of saving the world’s beer.

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Animals are migrating to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The oceanic soup of plastic fragments is becoming a new kind of ecosystem.
Language barriers in conservation research could be hurting biodiversity

Language barriers in conservation research could be hurting biodiversity

Some researchers say that ignoring non-English papers could have disastrous consequences for conservation.

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Use of ‘too hot’ climate models exaggerates impacts of global warming

Scientists need to get much choosier in how they use model results, a group of climate scientists argues in a commentary published today in Nature.

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Oh good, hurricanes are getting so strong that we need a Category 6

Here’s a sign of where we’re at with the whole climate change thing: Scientists are calling for a new categorization in order to accurately describe just how powerful and destructive hurricanes are becoming.

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These climate scientists are fed up and ready to go on strike

These climate scientists are fed up and ready to go on strike

Evidence on global warming is piling up. Nations aren’t acting. Some researchers are asking what difference more reports will make.
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Old, primeval forests may be a powerful tool to fight climate change

Ecologists thought America’s primeval forests were gone. Then Bob Leverett proved them wrong and discovered a powerful new tool against climate change.

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