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Living the Green Life - Expert Available to Comment on U.N. Climate Summit/Environmental Issues

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ASU Expert Available to Discuss Outcomes of UN Climate Summit, Upcoming Climate Change Talks

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Biologists Try to Dig Endangered Pupfish Out of Its Hole

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Scientists estimate that fewer than 100 Devils Hole pupfish remain in their Mojave Desert home, but a conservation biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, is giving important guidance in the efforts to rescue them by establishing a captive breeding program.

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Water Research Tackles Growing Grassland Threat: Trees

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Two Kansas State University biologists are studying streams to prevent tallgrass prairies from turning into shrublands and forests.

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Animal Physiology: A Looking Glass into Health, Disease and Environmental Adaptation

New research, featured symposia and information on plenary sessions and workshops to be presented at the 2014 Comparative Approaches to Grand Challenges in Physiology meeting in San Diego. View the full meeting program at http://ow.ly/BEI2K.

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ACSM Announces New Global Health Initiative From Site of UN Climate Summit

ActiveEarth to facilitate convergence of physical activity, health, economics and the environment

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Microplastic Pollution Discovered in St. Lawrence River Sediments

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A team of researchers from McGill University and the Quebec government have discovered microplastics (in the form of polyethylene ‘microbeads,’ less than 2 mm in diameter) widely distributed across the bottom of the St. Lawrence River, the first time such pollutants have been found in freshwater sediments.

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Walking Off Depression and Beating Stress Outdoors? Nature Group Walks Linked to Improved Mental Health

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Group nature walks: wonder drug for your mood?

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Actions on Climate Change Bring Better Health, Study Says

The number of extremely hot days in Eastern and Midwestern U.S. cities is projected to triple by mid-century, according to a new study. In presenting their synthesis, the study authors seek to encourage efforts that benefit both the health of the planet and the health of people.

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