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Deforestation in Brazil Continues to Surge, Up 10.7 Percent in June

Deforestation in Brazil Continues to Surge, Up 10.7 Percent in June

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose 10.7 percent last month compared to June 2019, the 14th consecutive month of worsening tree loss, according to new data from the country’s national space research agency, INPE. In the first half of 2020, deforestation was up 25 percent.

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Relentless heat wave to bake the U.S. for “multiple weeks”

Relentless heat wave to bake the U.S. for “multiple weeks”

The National Weather Service is forecasting 75 or more record-high temperatures to be approached or broken from Friday to Tuesday alone, and that number is likely to grow significantly into next week.

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Model suggests it could take decades for planet to start cooling after emissions are reduced

Model suggests it could take decades for planet to start cooling after emissions are reduced

A trio of researchers at the CICERO Center for International Climate Research in Oslo, Norway, has found evidence that it could take decades for the planet to start cooling after human greenhouse gas emissions are reduced.

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How to design continents for maximum tides

How to design continents for maximum tides

The shape and size of continents control the size of ocean tides on Earth-like planets, according to a new study that simulated the effects of random continental configurations on the energy of tides.

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Climate change may cause extreme waves in Arctic

Climate change may cause extreme waves in Arctic

Extreme ocean surface waves with a devastating impact on coastal communities and infrastructure in the Arctic may become larger due to climate change, according to a new study.

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First direct evidence of ocean mixing across the Gulf Stream

First direct evidence of ocean mixing across the Gulf Stream

New research provides the first direct evidence for the Gulf Stream blender effect, identifying a new mechanism of mixing water across the swift-moving current. The results have important implications for weather, climate and fisheries because ocean mixing plays a critical role in these processes.

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Rising water temperatures could endanger the mating of many fish species

Rising water temperatures could endanger the mating of many fish species

In a new meta-study, experts have published ground-breaking findings on the effects of climate change for fish stock around the globe.

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Heatwaves have become longer in most of the world since 1950s – study

Heatwaves have become longer in most of the world since 1950s – study

Heatwaves have increased in both length and frequency in nearly every part of the world since the 1950s, according to what is described as the first study to look at the issue at a regional level.

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Jellyfish the size of dinner plates are welcoming visitors to Northeast beaches

Jellyfish the size of dinner plates are welcoming visitors to Northeast beaches

Some beaches in the northeastern United States are dealing with more than the threat of COVID-19 this holiday weekend. They have to contend with an unwelcome visitor: the Lion’s Mane jellyfish.

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