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Extreme heat, dry summers main cause of tree death in Colorado’s subalpine forests

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Dead trees in subalpine Colorado forest on Niwot Ridge, west of Boulder. view more  Credit: Robert Andrus…

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The impact of climate change on Kenya’s Tana river basin

Fitness & Health: Many species within Kenya’s Tana River Basin will be unable to survive if global temperatures continue to…

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Bio-based coating for wood outperforms traditional synthetic options

Fitness & Health: Due to the global efforts to meet sustainability standards, many countries are currently looking to replace concrete…

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New measure of tropical forest vulnerability to help avoid ‘tipping point’

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: This image shows the rainforest and Ndoki River near Mbeli and Mokeli. Researchers reporting in the journal…

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Southeastern US herbaria digitize three million specimens, now freely available online

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Scientists can use DNA preserved in herbarium specimens, like this red trillium (Trillium erectum) collected almost 100…

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Water resources: Defusing conflict, promoting cooperation

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Mega-?dam on the Omo River: Gibe III (2016). view more  Credit: Mimi Abebayehu/Wikimedia Commons Rivers are lifelines…

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Blushing plants reveal when fungi are growing in their roots

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Betalain coloured roots view more  Credit: Temur Yunusov and Alfonso Timoneda Almost all crop plants form associations…

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Scientists identify five new plant species in Bolivia

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Jacquemontia boliviana. Credit: John Wood view more  Credit: John Wood Scientists have identified five new plant species…

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image showing hydrosetting process

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: The newly produced bioplastic consists of “hydroplastic polymers “, which become soft and malleable on contact with…

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Scientists come up with new method for simultaneous processing of different types of waste

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Deputy Head of the Department of Functional Nanosystems and High-Temperature Materials Yuri Konyukhov with a lab employee.…

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