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  • New global temperature data will inform study of climate impacts on health, agriculture — ScienceDaily

New global temperature data will inform study of climate impacts on health, agriculture — ScienceDaily

A seemingly small one-to-two degree change in the global climate can dramatically alter weather-related hazards. Given that such a small change can result in such big impacts, it is important…

Environmental impacts of pot fishing — ScienceDaily

The global pot fishing industry could be having a greater impact on corals, sponges and other species found on the seabed than previously thought, according to new research. Scientists from…

Study shows how climate impacts food webs, poses socioeconomic threat in Eastern Africa

The research team spent 12 days on Lake Tanganyika collecting core samples from the lake’s floor. They chartered a Congolese merchant vessel, seen here, and adapted it for their research…

Serious Google Photos Problem Impacts Millions Of Users

Google Photos is a great place to keep a backup of all your smartphone pictures, but some Samsung users have recently discovered that the service can no-longer be trusted to…

Accounting for the unique and long-term impacts of climate change — ScienceDaily

Clean air, clean water and a functioning ecosystem are considered priceless. Yet the economic value of nature remains elusive in cost-benefit analysis of climate policy regulations and greenhouse-gas-reduction efforts. A…

Sentinels of ocean acidification impacts survived Earth’s last mass extinction — ScienceDaily

Two groups of tiny, delicate marine organisms, sea butterflies and sea angels, were found to be surprisingly resilient — having survived dramatic global climate change and Earth’s most recent mass…

Sentinels of ocean acidification impacts survived Earth’s last mass extinction

Several species of planktonic gastropods, including five sea butterflies (shelled) and two sea angels (naked). Credit: Katja Peijnenburg, Erica Goetze, Deborah Wall-Palmer, Lisette Mekkes. Two groups of tiny, delicate marine…

Unexpected wildfire emission impacts air quality worldwide

Credit: University of Colorado at Boulder In lab studies of wildfire, nitrous acid seems like a minor actor, often underrepresented in atmospheric models. But in the real-world atmosphere, during wildfires,…

How Trump’s ban on WeChat impacts people with loved ones in China

The US Commerce Department issued an order prohibiting downloads or updates to the Chinese messaging app WeChat starting on Sunday. WeChat will also be rendered unusable to US users, as…

‘BLESA’ Bluetooth vulnerability impacts billions of devices, but iOS users are safe

Billions of smartphones and other devices are vulnerable to the newly disclosed “BLESA” Bluetooth flaw, but Apple already issued an iOS patch for it in April 2020. The vulnerability, dubbed…