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Urbanization and surface warming in eastern China
A recent study indicated that the urbanization in eastern China has significant impact on the observed surface warming and the temporal-spatial variations of urbanization effect have been comprehensively detected.  View News Article (2013-05-13)


Aquatic Life Declines at Early Stages of Urban Development
The number of native fish and aquatic insects, especially those that are pollution sensitive, declines in urban and suburban streams at low levels of development - levels often considered protective for stream communities, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey. View News Article (2010-06-04)


Urbanization exposes French cities to greater seismic risk
French researchers have looked into data mining to develop a method for extracting information on the vulnerability of cities in regions of moderate risk, creating a proxy for assessing the probable resilience of buildings and infrastructure despite incomplete seismic inventories of buildings. View News Article (2014-03-07)


New findings show how human movement may have brought Chagas disease to urban Peru
New research shows how the migration and settlement patterns associated with the rapid urbanization of Peru may link to Chagas disease transmission. View News Article (2009-12-16)


Urbanization favors sedentary males
Urbanization changes landscapes and local environments, which can alter the life histories and traits of the creatures living in and around these areas. View News Article (2007-05-02)


Population trends: Another influence on climate change
Changes in population growth and composition, including aging and urbanization, could significantly affect global emissions of carbon dioxide over the next 40 years, according to a new study out next week.  View News Article (2010-10-12)


The future of tropical forests
Deforestation and habitat loss are expected to lead to an extinction crisis among tropical forest species. Humans in rural settings contribute most to deforestation of extant tropical forests. View News Article (2006-04-07)


Population change: Another influence on climate change
Changes in the human population, including aging and urbanization, could significantly affect global emissions of carbon dioxide over the next 40 years, according to research results published this week. View News Article (2010-10-13)


Even a Mile of Forest Makes a Difference in Water Quality
Results from a small-scale experiment in western North Carolina illustrate the importance of National Forest lands in ensuring high water quality in the Southern Appalachian region. View News Article (2006-01-31)


Streams Show Signs of Degradation at Earliest Stages of Urban Development
The loss of sensitive species in streams begins to occur at the initial stages of urban development, according to a new study by the USGS. View News Article (2012-11-16)

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