Gran hidroeléctrica de Brasil causa extinción de abejas

Fuente: ScieDev.net   Las abejas de las orquídeas van camino a la extinción en el archipiélago de pequeñas islas formadas alrededor de la hidroeléctrica Balbina, como consecuencia de su construcción...

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Retroceso en la conservación de la cotorra puertorriqueña

Fuente: El Nuevo DiaEl embate de los huracanes Irma y María provocó un retroceso de años en el programa de conservación de la cotorra puertorriqueña, que incluyó la remoción de los pájaros que estaban...

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US government report says that climate change is real — and humans are to blame

Source: NatureFrom warmer temperatures to more extreme weather, melting glaciers and rising sea levels, humanity is fundamentally changing the planet by pumping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere,...

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The Trump Administration Versus the Climate Change Report It Just Published

Source: GizmodoOn Friday, the Trump administration published a new report on climate change. Clocking in at 470 pages, it’s a definitive synthesis of the latest in climate science that’s been written...

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Unusual Mexico earthquake may have relieved stress in seismic gap

Source: Science MagazineWhen Vlad Manea heard about the deadly magnitude-8.2 earthquake that struck the coast of Mexico’s Chiapas state on 7 September, he was stunned, but not altogether surprised. A...

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Convencion Miramata (regulación del mercurio)

Fuente: SciDev.net[SANTIAGO] Un compromiso global para reducir los riesgos en la salud y el daño ambiental provenientes de la contaminación por mercurio se hizo efectivo el mes pasado (16 de agosto),...

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Global fingerprints of sea-level rise revealed by satellites

Source: NatureAs an ice sheet melts, it leaves a unique signature behind. Complex geological processes distribute the meltwater in a distinct pattern, or 'fingerprint', that causes seas to rise...

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US energy agency asked scientists to scrub references to climate change

Source: NatureMultiple researchers who received grants from the US Department of Energy (DOE) have been asked to remove references to “climate change” and “global warming” from the descriptions of...

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