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Warmer waters threaten future of traditional fish and chips

Popular North Sea fish such as haddock, plaice and lemon sole could be replaced on the menus of the nation’s fish and chip shops as the seas around the UK continue to warm at a rapid rate, a new study warns.

Warmer waters threaten future of traditional fish and chips
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Europe looks for sustainable solutions to best feed the planet
(Mon 13/04)
The European Commission has launched a consultation on how science and innovation can best help the EU ensuring safe, nutritious, sufficient and sustainable food around the world.... Read more

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Ordinary clay could hold the key to future carbon capture
(Wed 08/04)
Scientists have discovered that ordinary clay could work as effectively as more advanced materials when used to capture carbon dioxide.... Read more

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Global levels of sleeping gases on the rise with traces even found at Antarctica
(Tue 07/04)
The potent gases used to anaesthetise surgery patients are building up in the Earth's atmosphere, where they add to the man-made climate change, report scientists who have detected the compounds as far afield as Antarct... Read more

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New satellite data reveals huge destruction of tree cover
(Thu 02/04)
Northern boreal forests, primarily in Russia and Canada, suffered significant tree cover loss in 2013, largely driven by large forest fires, according to new data and high-resolution satellite-based maps released by Glob... Read more



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Warmer waters threaten future of traditional fish and chips
(Mon 13/04)
Popular North Sea fish such as haddock, plaice and lemon sole could be replaced on the menus of the nation’s fish and chip shops as the seas around the UK continue to warm at a rapid rate, a new study warns.

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Europe looks for sustainable solutions to best feed the planet
(Mon 13/04)
The European Commission has launched a consultation on how science and innovation can best help the EU ensuring safe, nutritious, sufficient and sustainable food around the world.

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Ordinary clay could hold the key to future carbon capture
(Wed 08/04)
Scientists have discovered that ordinary clay could work as effectively as more advanced materials when used to capture carbon dioxide.

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Global levels of sleeping gases on the rise with traces even found at Antarctica
(Tue 07/04)
The potent gases used to anaesthetise surgery patients are building up in the Earth's atmosphere, where they add to the man-made climate change, report scientists who have detected the compounds as far afield as Antarct

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New satellite data reveals huge destruction of tree cover
(Thu 02/04)
Northern boreal forests, primarily in Russia and Canada, suffered significant tree cover loss in 2013, largely driven by large forest fires, according to new data and high-resolution satellite-based maps released by Glob

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Switching to chicken diet helps reduce impact on the climate
(Wed 01/04)
A poultry diet is a smart and inexpensive way to help reach climate goals, according to the findings of a new study.

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Electric vehicles will travel much further than drivers expect, study finds
(Mon 30/03)
Electric vehicles (EVs) will meet the daily travel needs of drivers longer than commonly assumed, according to the first study of its kind carried out by scientists at the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley Nat

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Exercise outweighs the harmful effects of air pollution, study finds
(Mon 30/03)
The beneficial effects of exercise are more important to health than the negative effects of air pollution - in relation to the risk of early death, a new study has found.

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Scientists find link between traffic pollution and increase in allergies
(Sun 22/03)
Two air pollutant groups linked to climate change could also be a major contributor to the unparalleled rise in the number of people sneezing, sniffling and wheezing during allergy season.

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Adapting to climate change will trigger new environmental problems
(Fri 20/03)
Adapting to climate change could deliver further environmental repercussions, according to a new study from the University of East Anglia.

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Arctic study warns of an uncertain future for whales and polar bears
(Wed 18/03)
The loss of Arctic sea ice and warming temperatures has created an uncertain future for marine mammals as already fragile Northern ecosystems are shifting, a new study warns.

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Speed of climate change has started to accelerate, study warns
(Mon 09/03)
An analysis of changes to the climate that occur over several decades suggests that these changes are happening faster than historical levels and are now starting to speed up.

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Increased rainfall turns Africa's former famine regions into green land
(Thu 05/03)
An international research team led by the University of Leicester has mapped the entire African continent south of the Sahara for geographical changes - and has discovered that many areas receive drastically different am

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Improved air quality halved cases of children with breathing disorder
(Wed 04/03)
A 20-year study finds that millennial children in Southern California breathe easier than ones who came of age in the '90s as the air quality around Los Angeles improved.

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Managed honeybees pose disease threat to the wild bee, study finds
(Wed 04/03)
Researchers have discovered a network of viruses, which were previously associated with managed honeybees, may now pose a widespread risk to bumblebees in the wild, according to a new study published today.