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Trees Use Water More Efficiently Due To CO2 Rise

Trees Use Water More Efficiently Due To CO2 Rise

Trees are becoming more efficient at using water in response to higher atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal Nature. In the study, researchers…

Two Million Die Each Year As Result Of Air Pollution

Two Million Die Each Year As Result Of Air Pollution

As Reported by Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, over two million people die every year as…

Many Species Can’t Evolve Fast Enough For Climate Change

Many Species Can’t Evolve Fast Enough For Climate Change

As Reported by Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online New research from two biologists at the University of Arizona and Yale suggests that evolution is not an option…

Wildfires Are Only Going To Get Worse, Says Study

Wildfires Are Only Going To Get Worse, Says Study

Wildfires like the ones that have ravaged Arizona and Nevada this summer are expected to become far more severe over the next several decades, say researchers from the University of…

Wildfire Emissions Plays Greater Role In Climate Change Than Previously Believed

Wildfire Emissions Plays Greater Role In Climate Change Than Previously Believed

Emissions produced as a result of wildfires could be playing a greater role in global warming than experts had previously believed, according to new research published Tuesday in the journal…

Fish Species That Thrive In Bay Bottoms Are Being Impacted By Dead Zones

Fish Species That Thrive In Bay Bottoms Are Being Impacted By Dead Zones

As Reported by April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Scientists at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) have completed a 10-year study, providing the first quantitative evidence…

To Feed The Future, We Must Mine The Wealth Of The World’s Seed Banks Today

To Feed The Future, We Must Mine The Wealth Of The World’s Seed Banks Today

With fewer than a dozen flowering plants out of 300,000 species accounting for 80 percent of humanity’s caloric intake, people need to tap unused plants to feed the world in…

Military Sonar Disrupts Behavior Of Blue Whales

Military Sonar Disrupts Behavior Of Blue Whales

As Reported by Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study has found whales do not care for the sound of the sonar used by militaries to…

Solar Impulse Makes History As First To Fly Across America Powered Only By The Sun

Solar Impulse Makes History As First To Fly Across America Powered Only By The Sun

As Reported by Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Swiss Pioneers of aviation Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg have made history with their successful Across America 2013 project,…

UN Report Warns Of Hottest Decade In Recorded History

UN Report Warns Of Hottest Decade In Recorded History

As Reported by Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Regardless of whether it was caused by human activity or not, the United Nations is reporting the last decade…

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