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      Environmental Science News
      December 3, 2020

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      Researchers Discover Life in Deep Ocean Sediments at or Above Water's Boiling Point

      Biologists found single-celled organisms living in sediments 1180 meters beneath the ocean at temperatures of 120 degrees ...

      Tire-Related Chemical Is Largely Responsible for Adult Coho Salmon Deaths in Urban Streams

      Scientists have discovered a chemical that kills coho salmon in urban streams before the fish can ...

      Shuttering Fossil Fuel Power Plants May Cost Less Than Expected

      Decarbonizing US electricity production will require both construction of renewable energy sources and retirement of power plants now operated by fossil fuels. A generator-level model suggests that ...

      Nanomaterials Enable Dual-Mode Heating and Cooling Device

      Engineers have demonstrated a dual-mode heating and cooling device for building climate control that, if widely deployed in the U.S., could cut HVAC energy use by nearly 20 percent. The invention ...
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      Ozone Breaks Down THC Deposited on Surfaces from Thirdhand Cannabis Smoke

      Researchers have discovered that ozone -- a component of outdoor and indoor air -- can react with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive component of cannabis, on glass or cotton surfaces to ...

      New Research Reveals 'Megatrends' That Will Affect Forests in the Next Decade

      A group of experts from academic, governmental and international organisations have identified five large-scale 'megatrends' affecting forests and forest communities. These are likely to ...

      Watching the Arctic Thaw in Fast-Forward

      The frozen permafrost in the Arctic is thawing on an alarming scale. By analyzing an annual record of satellite images, researchers have now confirmed these findings: thermokarst lakes in Alaska are ...

      Producing Ammonia With a Much Smaller Carbon Footprint

      Researchers describe a new process to produce ammonia with a potentially much lower carbon ...

      Air Pollution Spikes Linked to Lower Test Scores for Salt Lake County Third Graders

      More frequent exposure to air pollution spikes were associated with reduced test scores for third graders in Salt Lake County. Schools with a higher proportion of students of color and from ...

      Engineers Combine Light and Sound to See Underwater

      Engineers have developed an airborne method for imaging underwater objects by combining light and sound to break through the seemingly impassable barrier at the interface of air and ...

      The 'Smell' of Coral as an Indicator of Reef Health

      A study conducted in the southern Great Barrier Reef reveals the chemical diversity of emissions from healthy corals. The researchers found that across the reef-building coral species studied on ...

      Recycled Concrete Could Be a Sustainable Way to Keep Rubble out of Landfill

      Results of a new five-year study of recycled concrete show that it performs as well, and in several cases even better, than conventional concrete. Researchers conducted side-by-side comparisons of ...

      Plastic Contaminants Harm Sea Urchins

      Plastics in the ocean can release chemicals that cause deformities in sea urchin larvae, new research ...

      Caribbean Coral Reefs Under Siege from Aggressive Algae

      Human activity endangers coral health around the world. A new algal threat is taking advantage of coral's already precarious situation in the Caribbean and making it even harder for reef ...

      Emissions Growth Slower Than Worst-Case Projections

      New research reveals that emissions are not growing as fast as the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's assessments have indicated -- and that the IPCC is not using the most ...

      Forest Fires, Cars, Power Plants Join List of Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease

      A new study has found that among older Americans with cognitive impairment, the greater the air pollution in their neighborhood, the higher the likelihood of amyloid plaques - a hallmark of ...

      Jaguars Robust to Climate Extremes but Lack of Food Threatens Species

      Researchers lead a world-first investigation into the chances of wild jaguars surviving climate extremes with six scenarios modelling the behavior, mating, births of cubs, competition, illegal ...

      Even Razor Clams on Sparsely Populated Olympic Coast Can't Escape Plastics

      Researchers found microplastics in Pacific razor clams on Washington's sparsely populated Olympic Coast -- proof, they say, that even in more remote regions, coastal organisms can't escape ...

      Killer Electrons in Strumming Northern and Southern Lights

      Wisps of pulsating aurora lights are a rare, yet magical sight. Now, scientists suggest they could be associated with destruction of part of the ...

      Guam's Most Endangered Tree Species Reveals Universal Biological Concept

      Newly published research has used a critically endangered species to show how trees modify leaf function to best exploit prevailing light conditions. The findings revealed numerous leaf traits that ...

      How Stable Is the Antarctic Ice Sheet?

      As temperatures rise due to climate change, the melting of polar ice sheets is accelerating. An international team of scientists has now examined the dynamics of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet more ...

      Genes Unlock Clues to the Evolution and Survival of the Great Barrier Reef

      Innovative molecular techniques explain how corals on the east coast of Australia survived previous tough conditions--enabling the Great Barrier Reef to become the vast reef it is today. Scientists ...

      Mine Ponds Amplify Mercury Risks in Peru's Amazon

      The proliferation of pits and ponds created in recent years by miners digging for gold in Peru's Amazon has altered the landscape and amplified the risk of mercury poisoning, a new study shows. ...

      Irreversible Hotter and Drier Climate Over Inner East Asia

      Researchers warn that heatwaves and concurrent droughts of Mongolia's semi-arid plateau have increased significantly during the past two decades, with troubling implications for the future. The ...

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