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Europe's biomass boom will increase US forest sizes, study finds

Europe’s demand for wood pellets to generate renewable bioenergy will lead to an increase in US forestland as timber exports rise, according to US Forest Service scientists.

Europe's biomass boom will increase US forest sizes, study finds
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Climate change will cause violent storms to get even stronger
(Thu 29/01)
Global warming will create a future climate were strong storms will get even stronger while weak storms become weaker, according to a study led by led by atmospheric physicists at the University of Toronto.... Read more

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Research warns of increasing risk of extinction for marine life
(Thu 29/01)
There is an increasing risk of extinction to our marine life, according to new research by the University of Sheffield.... Read more

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Cities should delve deeper to boost bike-to-work success, study finds
(Wed 28/01)
Cities that host bike-to-work events as their sole effort to increase commuter travel by bicycle may be missing a larger - perhaps more valuable - opportunity, according to a study involving the University of Colorado Bo... Read more

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Global warming doubles risk of extreme La Niña event, research shows
(Mon 26/01)
The risk of extreme La Niña events in the Pacific Ocean could double due to global warming, new research has shown.... Read more



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Europe's biomass boom will increase US forest sizes, study finds
(Fri 30/01)
Europe’s demand for wood pellets to generate renewable bioenergy will lead to an increase in US forestland as timber exports rise, according to US Forest Service scientists.

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Climate change will cause violent storms to get even stronger
(Thu 29/01)
Global warming will create a future climate were strong storms will get even stronger while weak storms become weaker, according to a study led by led by atmospheric physicists at the University of Toronto.

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Research warns of increasing risk of extinction for marine life
(Thu 29/01)
There is an increasing risk of extinction to our marine life, according to new research by the University of Sheffield.

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Cities should delve deeper to boost bike-to-work success, study finds
(Wed 28/01)
Cities that host bike-to-work events as their sole effort to increase commuter travel by bicycle may be missing a larger - perhaps more valuable - opportunity, according to a study involving the University of Colorado Bo

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Global warming doubles risk of extreme La Niña event, research shows
(Mon 26/01)
The risk of extreme La Niña events in the Pacific Ocean could double due to global warming, new research has shown.

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Bee decline threatens millions with malnutrition, first-of-its-kind study warns
(Mon 26/01)
A new study shows that more than half the people in some developing countries could become newly at risk for malnutrition if crop-pollinating creatures, such as bees, continue to decline.

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Study finds deprived communities are hit hardest by air pollution
(Mon 26/01)
A new study has found big differences in air pollution across communities in England, with deprived and ethnic minority areas the worst affected.

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Satellite jig-saw reveals huge loss of remote Arctic ice cap
(Fri 23/01)
Scientists have pieced together a jig-saw of satellite images that reveal a remote Arctic ice cap has thinned by more than 50 metres since 2012 - about one sixth of its original thickness - and that it is now flowing 25

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Great Barrier Reef could lose 90% of its living corals as oceans warm
(Thu 22/01)
The coverage of living corals on Australia's Great Barrier Reef could decline to less than 10 percent if ocean warming continues, according to a new study that explores the short- and long-term consequences of environme

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Warming climate will likely change the look of northern US forests
(Tue 20/01)
Visitors to northern forests in coming decades probably will see a very different set of trees as the climate warms, a new University of Minnesota study shows.

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Study finds climate change spells trouble for picky eaters
(Tue 20/01)
In a part of the world that is experiencing the most dramatic increase in temperature and climate change, two very similar species of animals are responding very differently.

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Study warns of the massive carbon cost of melting glaciers
(Mon 19/01)
As the Earth warms and glaciers all over the world begin to melt, researchers and public policy experts have focused largely on how all of that extra water will contribute to sea level rise.

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Ocean life faces extinction threat from a "marine industrial revolution"
(Fri 16/01)
Over the past 500 years, approximately 500 land-based animal species have become extinct as a result of human activity.

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Humanity has exceeded 4 out of 9 "planetary boundaries", study warns
(Thu 15/01)
Almost half of the processes that are crucial to maintaining the stability of the Earth have become dangerously compromised by human activity, according to an international research team who provide new evidence of signi

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Man's "Great Acceleration" on Earth is dated from Monday, July 16, 1945
(Thu 15/01)
Human activity, predominantly the global economic system, is now the prime driver of change in the Earth System - the sum of our planet's interacting physical, chemical, biological and human processes, according to a se