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The shelf life of pyrite

Fool’s gold is the colloquial name for pyrite, a frequently occurring mineral that forms golden cubes as a crystal but has a black color when finely distributed in ocean sediments.

9 hours ago Nature Geoscience

Lakes worldwide are experiencing more severe algal blooms

Climate change is likely hampering recovery efforts.

9 hours ago Nature

Extraordinarily warm temperatures above Antarctica cause hot and dry extremes in Australia, researchers warn

Australian hot and dry extremes can have devastating effects on human health and resources and natural ecosystems, especially when these conditions are not anticipated.

11 Oct 2019 Nature Geoscience

Warm ocean water attacking edges of Antarctica’s ice shelves

Wooster, CU Boulder study: Newly understood factors make ice shelves more vulnerable to breakup

9 Oct 2019 Science Advances

Real-time discrimination of earthquake foreshocks and aftershocks

Large earthquakes are often followed by aftershocks that are difficult to predict and can sometimes be bigger than the original event. Currently, it is difficult to determine whether an earthquake was a foreshock of a larger event to come or was the main seismic event.

9 Oct 2019 Nature

Researchers develop tool to diagnose dying forests

What mortals these forests be

7 Oct 2019 Nature Climate Change

Oceans to become more toxic threatening ecosystems and putting marine life at risk

Two of these toxins - saxitoxin and tetrodotoxin - are used by a variety of species, for example puffer fish or blue-ringed octopuses, to attract mates, ward off predators and kill prey.

7 Oct 2019 Nature Climate Change

Microsatellite data can help double impact of agricultural interventions

Finding low cost ways to increase food production is critical given that feeding a growing population and increasing the yields of crops in a changing climate are some of the greatest challenges of the coming decades.

7 Oct 2019 Nature Sustainability

New study determines Earth’s climate sensitivity from recent global warming

By combining observations of global warming since the 1970s with results from global climate models, scientists are now able to constrain better Earth's sensitivity to carbon dioxide.

7 Oct 2019 Nature Geoscience

UQ research contributes to international climate change guidelines

Based on this research, the IPCC guidelines significantly updated the default emission factors for nitrous oxide in one type of domestic wastewater treatment plants.

6 Oct 2019 Advanced Water Management Centre

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