Dam building binge in Amazon will shred ecosystems, scientists warn

Source: Science MagazineLIMA—Once upon a time, thousands of dorados, a giant among catfish, would swim more than 3000 kilometers from the mouth of the Amazon River to spawn during the austral autumn...

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Polar bears are wasting away in a changing climate

Source: NaturePolar bears have become the poster child for climate change, but their situation might be worse than researchers thought, according to a recent study. These Arctic mammals need a lot...

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Falkland Islands geography a trap for pilot whales

Source: MercoPressSasha Arkhipkin, Senior Fisheries Scientist talks about mass strandings of pilot whales. The geography of the Falkland Islands with many shallow water sandy beaches and strong winds...

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Chemicals less and less effective against Asian rust in Brazil's soybean fields

Source: MercoPressOver almost two decades, a plant disease known as Asian rust has infiltrated soybean fields across Brazil -- the world’s biggest exporter of the versatile oilseed used in countless...

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Cambio climático, mayor amenaza a sitios patrimoniales

Fuente: SciDev   [BOGOTÁ] Centroamérica y el Caribe concentran gran cantidad de sitios identificados por la UNESCO como patrimonio natural mundial de la humanidad que son amenazados por el cambio...

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Argentine scientist indicted over design of glacier inventory

Source: Science MagazineA prominent glaciologist, Ricardo Villalba, has been indicted on criminal charges for allegedly favoring a mining company as a consequence of how his former institute designed...

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Anfibios invasores amenazan hábitats de Brasil

Fuente: SciDev.net   [SÃO PAULO] Seis especies invasoras de sapos y ranas identificadas en diferentes ecosistemas de Brasil preocupan a investigadores locales, que destacan los desequilibrios...

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October 2017: Earth's 4th Warmest October on Record

Source: WeatherUndergroundOctober 2017 was Earth's fourth warmest October since record keeping began in 1880, said NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) on Friday. NOAA rated...

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