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Wine in Texas, Microplastics, South Sudan Poaching, and More in the Environmental Science News Source

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Summer, Sunburn, Ticks, bug bites and stings, Heat Illness, Water Safety, drowning prevention

Yikes! It’s Summer!

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Summer can bite. It can burn or itch. It can make you extremely sick…or worse. “Summer is a great time to get outside, but we tend to forget some of the season’s perils and common sense ways to avoid or treat them,” said Dr. Jennifer Caudle.

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UVA Darden Launches Business Innovation and Climate Change Initiative

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The Darden School of Business has announced the launch of the Business Innovation and Climate Change Initiative, an ambitious new project spearheaded by Darden’s Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation aimed at exploring how business innovation can be a source for pragmatic solutions to one of the world’s most urgent issues.

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Where the Rivers Meet the Sea

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Penn State researchers have created a new hybrid technology that produces unprecedented amounts of electrical power where seawater and freshwater combine at the coast.

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Life on Terra Firma Began with an Invasion

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Scientists are now confident animal life on solid ground started with a few short bursts of marine creatures making the leap from the oceans. New research at the University of Portsmouth also paints a clear picture of how animals rapidly spread out and changed once they made the leap.

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High Levels of PFOA Found in Mid-Ohio River Valley Residents From 1991 to 2013

New research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) reveals that residents of the Mid-Ohio River Valley had higher than normal levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) based on blood samples collected over a 22-year span. The exposure source was likely from drinking water contaminated by industrial discharges upriver. This is the first study of PFOA serum concentrations in U.S. residents in the 1990s.

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Government Transparency Limited When It Comes to America’s Conserved Private Lands

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A new study led by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison examined why private-land conservation data is sometimes inaccessible and found that limited capacity within some federal agencies as well as laws prohibiting others from disclosing certain information are to blame.

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Weather and Forecasting, Climate, Biosphere, Atmosphere, Photosynthesis, Precipitation, Radiation, Clouds, Weather Patterns

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