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Flying Insects Have Declined by 60 Percent in the U.K., Survey Finds

Yale E360

A new survey of flying insects in Britain found their numbers have dropped nearly 60 percent since 2004, a "terrifying" decline given the vital role that insects play in pollinating crops, consuming organic waste, and killing pests , advocates say. Read more on E360 ?.

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Replacing California’s Oldest and Dirtiest Cars Will Save Money and Lives

Union of Concerned Scientists

Older vehicles pollute more and are a fraction of those on the road Beginning with model year 2004, California has implemented Low-Emission Vehicle (LEVII) tailpipe pollution standards for passenger vehicles. exposure from the use of pre-2004 vehicles is inequitably distributed across racial and demographic groups in California.


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Some new CMIP6 MSU comparisons

Real Climate

2004 ) which is a better representation of the mid-troposphere than the classic TMT diagnostic through an adjustment using the lower stratosphere record (i.e. ). 55-58, 2004. After my annual update , I was pointed to some MSU-related diagnostics for many of the CMIP6 models (24 of them at least) from Po-Chedley et al. Johanson, S.G.

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Ancient graphene formed 3 billion years before humans discovered it

New Scientist

Graphene, an atom-thick form of carbon, was discovered in 2004 using sticky tape and pencil graphite, but now researchers have found the first ever natural graphene in a gold mine

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Attention Span review: A welcome injection of evidence

New Scientist

Gloria Mark has studied distraction since 2004. Her first book is a valuable guide to how to balance work and well-being in a world increasingly dependent on tech

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'Doomsday' shipwreck exposed by New Scientist finally being tackled

New Scientist

In 2004, my investigation into the bomb-laden wreck of the SS Richard Montgomery revealed the danger to people living nearby. Almost 20 years later, the UK government has finally agreed to do something about it

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GAO finds Pentagon violated law by hiring Halliburton for pre-war planning work

Corp Watch

GAO finds Pentagon violated law by hiring Halliburton for pre-war planning work HalliburtonWatch PaulaR Thu, 07/27/2023 - 16:56 Tuesday, June 15, 2004 Read more WASHINGTON, June 15, 2004 ( -- The auditing arm of Congress issued a report today confirming that the Pentagon had violated procurement law by issuing a "task order" to (..)

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