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Lost Ecosystem Revealed in Greenland by Oldest Environmental DNA |  CNN

Lost Ecosystem Revealed in Greenland by Oldest Environmental DNA | CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s science bulletin Wonder Theory. To receive it in your inbox, Register for free here. CNN — The past is an ever-changing story, and this week a myriad of discoveries added new details. Fossils, jewelry, and even DNA unearthed from the earth shed light on some of history’s …

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Record number of plastic nurdles found on beaches as environmental groups call for tougher laws

Record number of plastic nurdles found on beaches as environmental groups call for tougher laws

More nurdles have been found on beaches than ever before as environmental groups push for legislation to classify them as marine pollutants so they are subject to stricter laws when handling and transporting them. Nurdles are tiny plastic pellets used by industry to produce almost all of our plastic products, but spills from factories and …

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Cumulative exposures, focus on precision medicine from the Mayo conference (Environmental Factor, December 2022)

Cumulative exposures, focus on precision medicine from the Mayo conference (Environmental Factor, December 2022)

“Explore the Exposome: The Next Frontier in Individualizing Medicine” was the title of a Mayo Clinic conference that brought together experts from around the world, including NIEHS leaders and grantees, November 2 and 3 in Rochester, Minnesota. Participants explored how the exposome – the totality of a person’s lifetime exposures and their corresponding biological effects …

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Meet Purnima Devi Barman, the wildlife biologist, who received UN’s highest environmental honour

Meet Purnima Devi Barman, the wildlife biologist, recipient of the UN’s highest environmental honor

Indian wildlife biologist Purnima Devi Barman, who has dedicated her life to the conservation of greater adjutant storks – an endangered wetland bird – has become one of the program’s Champions of the Earth winners. United Nations Environment (UNEP) this year. The awards, which were announced on November 22, are one of the highest environmental …

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