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Hexbyte Glen Cove Oahu marine protected areas offer limited protection of coral reef herbivorous fishes

A large parrotfish scrapes algae from a Hawaiian reef. Credit: Noam Altman-Kurosaki Marine protected areas (MPAs) around Oʻahu do not adequately protect populations of herbivorous reef fishes that eat algae on coral reefs. That is the primary conclusion of a study published in Coral Reefs by researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa...

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Hexbyte Glen Cove Republican and Democratic voters agree on one thing—the need for generous COVID-19 relief

Bright Line Watch asked experts to rate the severity of the threats posed to democracy. More than 90 percent of the polled experts viewed the items that scored highest across the (ab)normality-and-importance dimensions as either a "moderate," "serious," or "grave" threat. Credit: Bright Line Watch Both Democrats and Republicans overwhelmingly favor politicians who support...

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Hexbyte Glen Cove Compilation of research on PFAS in the environment

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a class of man-made chemical compounds and a current, emerging concern to environmental health. PFAS substances have unique characteristics-resistance to heat, water, oil and stains-that make them useful in a variety of industrial applications and popular in consumer goods. Many PFAS are stable and long-lasting in the environment,...

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