Deep water reefs are unlikely to be safe harbors for many fish and coral species from shallow reefs threatened by climate change and human activity. Shallow water creatures may have trouble adapting to conditions in the deep, scientists report in the July 20 Science. Plus, deep reefs are facing the same threats that are putting shallower ones at risk.
Shallow reef species may not find refuge in deeper water habitats
The role of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in the transition to a clean, low-carbon energy system is increasingly recognized worldwide. Yet, their mass roll-out is still years away. This is not surprising because high costs, efficiency issues and the limited number of hydrogen refueling stations (HRSs) affect the business case for their production and use on a large scale.
Will hydrogen-powered cars become mainstream in Europe?
Scientists have identified 22 key research questions surrounding the risks associated with chemicals in the environment in Europe.
Scientists identify most pressing issues posed by chemicals in the environment
Complacency is starting to stall the fight against the global AIDS epidemic, with the pace of progress not matching what is needed, the United Nations warned on Wednesday.
UN: Global fight against AIDS at 'precarious point'
A cross-party group of British MPs criticized the Department for Work and Pensions’ “culture of indifference” after it took six years to correct a major error which left chronically-ill and disabled benefit claimants thousands of pounds out of pocket.
UK disability claimants owed £340m after DWP blunder
Adolescent students in a rural school in India who consumed an iron-biofortified version of the grain pearl millet exhibited improved attention and memory compared to those who consumed conventional pearl millet, according to Penn State researchers.
Eating iron-fortified grain improves students' attention, memory
The 12 boys rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand have spoken publically of their ordeal for the first time, describing the "moment of miracle" when divers found them.
Thai cave rescue boys relive 'moment of miracle'
By Madison Freeman and David Yellen*
We need to capture carbon to fight climate change
A pair of researchers with the University of Washington has found that an increase in wildfire size and duration over the past 28 years has led to worsening bad air days in the US Northwest.
Increase in wildfires causing bad air days in US Northwest
The retention of rainwater which otherwise is lost at sea could be an excellent medicine against the advance of the desert from northern to central Chile, but there is no political will to take the necessary actions, according to experts and representatives of affected communities.
Chile has medicine against desertification, but does not take it

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