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Surrendering to Rising Seas

Coastal communities struggling to adapt to climate change are beginning to do what was once unthinkable: retreat

July 27, 2018 — Jen Schwartz

How Can Scientists Help Make Cities More Sustainable?

Researchers have data. Corporate executives have innovations. Mayors have real problems to solve. Yet these people do not necessarily understand how they can help one another make cities healthier and more productive. Enthusiasts from all three groups met at Springer Nature’s Science and the Sustainable City Summit held July 11 in Singapore to figure out how, together, they can create long-term livability and viability.

July 20, 2018 — Mark Fischetti

Astronomy Tool Helps ID Sharks

Shark researchers used a system for recognizing patterns in star field photographs to identify whale sharks, which have individual spot patterns.

July 19, 2018 — Annie Sneed