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Cracking the code of a long-distance swimmer Cracking the code of a long-distance swimmer

Cracking the code of a long-distance swimmer

Research sheds light on eel migration from subtropics to European rivers

Born in the Sargasso Sea, that Atlantic Ocean gyre east of Bermuda, baby European eels will travel 4,000 miles to the freshwater rivers of Europe. Now scientists might have answered a century-old question of how these young eels accomplish such vast oceanic migrations.


NOAA study shows as US drilling surged, methane emissions didn’t NOAA study shows as US drilling surged, methane emissions didn’t

NOAA study shows as US drilling surged, methane emissions didn’t

A new NOAA study shows that methane emissions from the United States did not grow significantly from 2000 to 2013 and are not likely to have been an important driver of the increase in atmospheric methane levels observed worldwide after 2007, as other studies have suggested.
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