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Dance of the honey bee reveals fondness for strawberries

University of Göttingen

Bees are pollinators of many wild and crop plants, but in many places their diversity and density is declining.

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24-Jan-2020 3:45 PM EST
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Rising from the ashes: volunteers and good science will be vital to bush recovery after catastrophic fires

University of South Australia

University of South Australia ecologist Joan Gibbs describes the day that fires tore through her property in the Adelaide Hills, leaving a trail of devastation. One month on, there are signs of recovery.

Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Science, Nature, Plants, Wildfires,

Released:
24-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Sleet? Freezing rain? Polar vortex? Veteran meteorology expert can explain winter weather forecast terms

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Paul Roebber is one of the leading forecasting experts in the United States and the world. He’s a leader in bringing new approaches to meteorology, and his research has changed how experts around the world forecast weather.

Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Science, Meteorology, Nature,

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24-Jan-2020 8:20 AM EST
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Researcher looking for clues in the mystery of the Grand Canyon’s water supply

Northern Arizona University

Research technician Natalie Jones is the lead author on a paper that looked at how scientists model the vulnerability of karst formations around the Grand Canyon. Along with professor Abe Springer, she created a new model that can give land and water managers more information so they can better protect the water system.

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Science, Food and Water Safety, Geology, Nature,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 4:35 PM EST
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Plane travel destroys polar bear habitat

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

We all know we should fly less as a way to reduce our individual and collective effect on the global climate. But transforming that vague understanding into concrete reasons for action can be difficult -- until now.

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23-Jan-2020 3:10 PM EST
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