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Experts fear the fourth mass coral bleaching event in six years

Loading The odds that there are more than the average of four eastern Australian tropical cyclones this season are about two in three, according to the Bureau’s cyclone forecast. The higher-than-usual number is linked to the La Nina event now underway in the Pacific, a phase that favors increased storms …

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La Nina increases the risks of the Great Barrier Reef

Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef is staring at the barrel of another tough summer as this year’s La Nina weather increases the risk of damage from extreme weather events. La Nina is likely to bring more tropical cyclones, rains and floods than average over the next four months, says the Great …

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SpaceX to go ahead with Starlink tests, delay commercial service

FILE PHOTO: An exterior of SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif., May 29, 2014 .. REUTERS / Mario Anzuoni / File photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – SpaceX will continue beta testing its Starlink satellite broadband service into the next year, the company said on Tuesday at the end, indicating that the commercial …

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Researchers discover a new way for the early detection of shade avoidance syndrome in plants

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.November 25, 2020 Researchers from the Disruptive & Sustainable Technologies for Agricultural Precision (DiSTAP) Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) of Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), the research firm of MIT in Singapore and Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL) have discovered a way to use Raman …

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