Life

Cracking Icy Secrets of New Penguin Colonies
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Cracking Icy Secrets of New Penguin Colonies

Populations of gentoo penguins are growing, and remote sensing data are helping scientists figure out why.

Published Sep 23, 2020

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Persistent Phytoplankton
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Persistent Phytoplankton

The waters off of Newfoundland were colored by coccolithophore blooms for two months.

Published Sep 21, 2020

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A Global Water Hyacinth Invasion
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A Global Water Hyacinth Invasion

A new study found that the abundance of these floating plants has increased due to urbanization.

Published Sep 1, 2020

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Mission: Biomes
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Mission: Biomes

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a different part of the world? What would the weather be like? What kinds of animals would you see? Which plants live there? By investigating these questions, you are learning about biomes.

Published Aug 28, 2020

Land Life

Mapping the Roots of Mangrove Loss
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Mapping the Roots of Mangrove Loss

While the rate of losses has declined, the ecosystems are still threatened and are facing more environmental stress.

Published Aug 24, 2020

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