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OysterSydney rock oysters shrinking due to coastal acidification

Sydney rock oysters, found only in the waters of Australia and New Zealand, are getting smaller due to coastal acidification, a new report has found.

16 August 2018

Genetic toolkit gives periwinkles seashore advantage Periwinkle

Periwinkles, struggling to survive the seashore battleground, have developed a genetic toolkit to help them adapt to different environments, a new study shows.

10 Aug 2018

Scientists take to the skies to measure emissions from Greater Manchester moor fires NCAS scientist flying over fires in the FAAM aircraft

Scientists flew through the plumes of smoke rising from the Greater Manchester moor fires to sample pollution levels.

11 Jul 2018

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