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Still Taking Paris Seriously

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Several social scientists explain why, despite the US exit from the Paris climate agreement, policy analysis reveals states and agencies continue to take climate change seriously.

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Evolution Biology, Taxonomy, Parrots, Biodiveristy, Zoology

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Arizona State University Expert on Weather Extremes

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No Mercury Accumulation in Fish After Fire

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The USDA Forest Service in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area (BWCWA) will continue to use controlled burns without worrying about fish health in associated watersheds.

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Throwing Shade: Urban Climatologist Talks “Cool” Project

Urban climatologist Ariane Middel is developing a new tool to stay cool.

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Geography Research, Forestry Research, Forestry, oak trees, oak forests, white oaks, environmental adaptation

Geography Faculty Members Earn NSF Grant to Study Oak Forests

Three geography faculty members have received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) award of $232,099 for a collaborative research project to assess the environmental and human drivers and the cultural dimension of changes in oak forests in the eastern United States.

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Climate Change Label Leads to Climate Science Acceptance

In the heels of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, a new Cornell University study finds that labels matter when it comes to acceptance of climate science.

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Three Honored by Society for Risk Analysis European Chapter

The Society for Risk Analysis European Chapter (SRA-E) awarded three prestigious scholarships at its Annual Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. These awards recognize individuals for their outstanding contributions to the study and science of risk analysis.

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Nova Southeastern University Continues to Oversee National Coral Reef Fellowship Program

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NSU will be overseeing the National Coral Reef Management Fellowship Program with NOAA and U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs

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The Rise of Giant Viruses

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Research reveals that giant viruses acquire genes piecemeal from others, with implications for bioenergy production and environmental cleanup.







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