Read more about the article New Study Predicts Climate Change Could Shift And Intensify Seasonal Acidification Of The Arctic Ocean
Image shows the Arctic polar cod Boreogadus saida, undated photo. Researchers predicted that climate change could shift and intensify seasonal acidification in the Arctic Ocean. (Hauke Flores, Alfred Wegener Institute/Newsflash)

New Study Predicts Climate Change Could Shift And Intensify Seasonal Acidification Of The Arctic Ocean

New research has predicted that climate change could intensify the summer acidification of the Arctic Ocean by up to 25 per cent leaving the ecosystem with severe consequences. Experts from the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) reported that Earth's oceans have absorbed over a quarter of all anthropogenic carbon dioxide from…

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Read more about the article Astonished Researchers Find Penguins Free Of Microplastics
Image shows an emperor penguin colony near the Neumayer station of the Alfred Wegener Institute in an undated photo. A 2022 study showed that young emperor penguins swim far north beyond the 50th parallel south in their first year of life in Antarctica. (Alfred Wegener Institut, Aymeric Houstin/Newsflash)

Astonished Researchers Find Penguins Free Of Microplastics

Overjoyed researchers have revealed how a new study of the diet of emperor penguins shows they have no trace of microplastic in their bodies. Doctoral candidate from the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Basel Clara Leistenschneider and her team were studying the impact of pollution on the…

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Read more about the article Losing Access To Grandkids Devastated Brit Oldsters’ Mental Health Says New Study
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Losing Access To Grandkids Devastated Brit Oldsters’ Mental Health Says New Study

Grandparents all over the UK became more and more depressed after limiting contact with their grandchildren because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study says. Their overall quality of life had been greatly lowered as a result of the loss of contact, according to the study published in the Journal…

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Read more about the article Saltwater Lagoon In Spain First Ecosystem To Be Granted ‘Human Rights’ In Europe
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Saltwater Lagoon In Spain First Ecosystem To Be Granted ‘Human Rights’ In Europe

The Mar Menor in Spain has become Europe’s first ecosystem with the equivalent of "human rights". This means that the seaside saltwater lagoon found in Murcia, Spain, now enjoys a similar legal status to that of people and organisations. The saltwater lagoon’s new legal status came into effect after the…

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Read more about the article Genetic Study Provides New Insights Into Anglo-Saxon Migrations From Continental Europe To England
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Genetic Study Provides New Insights Into Anglo-Saxon Migrations From Continental Europe To England

A study led by UK and German scientists has revealed that Anglo-Saxons were only 24 per cent English. Early-medieval mass migrations influenced the formation of British society by increasing its European ancestry up to 76 per cent. Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology and the University of Central Lancashire researchers…

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Read more about the article Study Shows Chimpanzees Have Different Stone Tools Depending On What Nut They Want To Crack
Image shows a female chimpanzee cracking Panda oleosa nuts using a granodiorite hammerstone on a wooden (panda tree root) anvil, undated photo. (Liran Samuni, Tai Chimpanzee Project/Newsflash)

Study Shows Chimpanzees Have Different Stone Tools Depending On What Nut They Want To Crack

A new study has revealed that chimpanzees use a variety of different stone tools depending on what kind of nut they want to crack. The research was led by archaeologists and primatologists from the Technological Primates Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, in Leipzig, in Germany.…

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20 Quadrillion Ants On The Planet, Say Scientists

Scientists have revealed that the Earth is populated by an astonishing 20 quadrillion ants in ecosystems all around the world. A research team led by biologists Dr Patrick Schultheiss and Dr Sabine Nooten from the University of Wurzburg, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany said the number is so big it's "unimaginable". A…

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Read more about the article New Satellite Data Lets Scientists Measure Arctic Sea-Ice Thickness All Year Round
Image shows the view of the Arctic Ocean from the Alfred Wegener Institute's Polar 6 aircraft, undated footage. The research team from the city of Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany developed a new method to measure arctic sea ice thickness in September 2022. (Alfred Wegener Institut, Esther Horvath/Newsflash)

New Satellite Data Lets Scientists Measure Arctic Sea-Ice Thickness All Year Round

Researchers have developed a new method to measure Arctic ice thickness and volume throughout the whole year by using satellite data. The international team consists of scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), headquartered in the city of Bremerhaven, located at the seaport of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen,…

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Read more about the article Different Strategies Needed To Protect Different Bee types Finds UK Study
Great yellow bumblebee (Bombus distinguendus) on Centaurea nigra. (Pieter Haringsma/Newsflash)

Different Strategies Needed To Protect Different Bee types Finds UK Study

A study using 10 years of citizen science data from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust’s BeeWalk scheme has found that a variety of targeted conservation approaches are needed to protect UK bumblebee species. Researchers at the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and the University of Edinburgh, used 10 years…

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Read more about the article Never Before Seen Mineral Found On Spanish Mountain
Picture shows a piece of the the mineral Ermeloite, undated. It was discovered in Mount Ermelo, Pontevedra, Spain. (USC/Newsflash)

Never Before Seen Mineral Found On Spanish Mountain

A new mineral with a creamy white colour has been discovered on a mountain peak in Spain. Dubbed ‘Ermeloita’ in honour of the lush natural space in which it was found, the mineral was discovered on Mount Ermelo (Monte Ermelo) in the province of Pontevedra in the autonomous community of…

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