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China Experienced a Brighter, Greener, Earlier Spring in ... (Aug 31, 2021)
Scientists have previously found that, due to the shutdowns brought by COVID-19 last year, the atmospheric pollution has been improved as the pandemic largely restricts human activities. However, the secondary effects of the restrictions on the environment...
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Researchers Retrieve Intra-daily Instantaneous FAPAR from... (Aug 23, 2021)

  The fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation (FAPAR) defines the fraction of photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) absorbed by the green parts of the canopy, and thus expresses the canopy’s energy absorption capacity. FAPAR has bee...
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New Study Helps to Reduce Food Loss and Waste and Boost F... (Jul 20, 2021)

  Food loss and waste (FLW) has become a worldwide concern in recent years and is widely identified as a key barrier to food security, human health, and environmental sustainability.
  However, monitoring and benchmarking FLW reduction is often constra...
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A New Model for Evaluating Ecosystem Services by Integrat... (Jun 23, 2021)

  Ecosystem services (ESs) are the ecological characteristics, functions, or processes that contribute to human wellbeing. According to Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (2005), approximately 60% of the global ESs are either degraded or used in an unsustai...
Climate has shifted the axis of the Earth (Apr 30, 2021)

  Glacial melting due to global warming is likely the cause of a shift in the movement of the poles that occurred in the 1990s.
  The locations of the North and South poles aren't static, unchanging spots on our planet. The axis Earth spins around--or ...
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Widespread Decline in Winds Delays Autumn Foliar Senescen... (Apr 23, 2021)

  The responses of the Date of autumn Foliar Senescence (DFS) to climate change have focused for a better interpretation of carbon uptake.
  Prof. WU Chaoyang's team at Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research of Chinese Academy ...
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