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Arctic sea ice decline driving ocean phytoplankton farther north

Phytoplankton blooms that form the base of the marine food web are expanding northward into ice-free waters where they have never been seen before,...

Palm oil: The carbon cost of deforestation

Indonesia and Malaysia together account for nearly 85% of global palm oil production. This oil is commonly used in processed foods, cosmetics and biofuels,...