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How much water flows into agricultural irrigation?

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Irrigation for agriculture is the largest use of fresh water around the globe, but precise records and ...

Scientists and farmers work together to wipe out African lovegrass

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A partnership between QUT, the NSW Government and farmers could lead to the eventual eradication of the ...

Can corals survive climate change?

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A group of international scientists, including scientists from Australia, have issued advice that more research is urgently ...

NASA’s IMERG shows rainfall accumulation along Harvey’s track

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As Harvey continues to dump catastrophic rains over southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana, NASA has been tallying ...

NASA calculates Tropical Storm Harvey’s flooding rainfall

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At NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, an analysis of Hurricane Harvey’s tremendous rainfall was ...

Rush hour pollution may be more dangerous than you think

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DURHAM, N.C. — The first in-car measurements of exposure to pollutants that cause oxidative stress during rush ...

North American monsoon storms fewer but more extreme

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Monsoon season now brings more extreme wind and rain to central and southwestern Arizona than in the ...

The last survivors on Earth

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The world’s most indestructible species, the tardigrade, an eight-legged micro-animal, also known as the water bear, will ...

Arctic river ice deposits rapidly disappearing

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WASHINGTON, DC — Climate change is causing thick ice deposits that form along Arctic rivers to melt ...

Paintings, sunspots and frost fairs: Rethinking the Little Ice Age

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The whole concept of the ‘Little Ice Age’ is ‘misleading’, as the changes were small-scale, seasonal and ...