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From New Scientist: "Keeping warming to 2 °C is not enough to save species"

New Scientist

27 March 2015
Fred Pearce


A warmer climate would raise sea levels and swamp islands (Image: Wolfgang Kaehler/Getty)

Is the world’s target of limiting global warming to 2 °C too high, or too low? 449 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From ESA: "Galileo satellites enclosed for Friday’s launch"


European Space Agency

25 March 2015
No Writer Credit


Galileos enclosed

Thousands of engineers have worked on the seventh and eighth navigation satellites of Europe’s Galileo constellation… 555 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From phys.org: "'Ice vault' idea to keep climate's time capsule intact"


phys.org

March 26, 2015
Catherine Hours


A researcher analysing samples at the Laboratory for Glaciology and the Geophysics of the Environment, in Grenoble, southeastern France, in 2008… 815 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From Nautilus: "What a 9,000-Year-Old Spruce Tree Taught Me"

Nautilus

March 19, 2015
Rachel Sussman

I had little idea of what I would discover when I set out to find and photograph the oldest living things in the world. 2,418 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From NC State: "Shrinking Habitats Have Adverse Effects on World Ecosystems"

North Carolina State University


A new study shows habitat fragmentation has harmful effects to world ecosystems. Researchers studied fragmentation at seven sites across five continents. Photo courtesy of Nick Haddad, NC State University… 574 more words

Applied Research & Technology

From UK Space: "Europe's Earth observation programme maximised by UK data hub"

UK Space Agency

24 March 2015
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The UK is to host a world-class data facility, giving scientists full access to Earth observation data from Europe’s Copernicus programme. 601 more words

Basic Research

From astrobio.net: "International study raises questions about cause of global ice ages"

Astrobiology Magazine

Mar 21, 2015
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Moraines, or rocks and soil deposited by glaciers during the Last Glacial Maximum, are spread across the landscape near Mt. 575 more words

Applied Research & Technology