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Sodium chloride solutions not a good experimental substitute for sea water

Simulating seawater in the lab is more complicated than just getting the salt concentration right.

Climate change threatens the first line of defence against coastal storms

When the storms come in, plants could help secure natural defences. But climate change is giving them problems of their own.

Belowground biomass reduces erosion rates in sand dunes

New research shows that it's the parts of the plants you don't see that help preserve dunes from erosion.

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