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Warming climate threatens microbes in alpine streams

Changes to alpine streams fed by glaciers and snowfields due to a warming climate threaten to dramatically alter the types of bacteria and other microbes in those streams, according to new research. But streams that are fed by underground ice insulated by rock — called ‘icy seeps’ — offer some hope that the impact of climate change will be less severe in some areas.

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5 Brilliant Cookbooks To Help You Eat More Sustainably

It’s hardly news that the current food system poses one of the biggest threats to our environment – but figuring out how to adjust your own diet to be more sustainable is a tricky business. Ordering the five cookbooks below, however, is a great step in the right direction. Each one is filled with largely plant-based, seasonal recipes that minimise waste and also happen to be both delicious and healthy. What more can you ask for?

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