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Greenhouse emissions from Siberian rivers peak as permafrost thaws

Greenhouse emissions from Siberian rivers peak as permafrost thaws

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2018 16:00 GMT

Permafrost soils store large quantities of frozen carbon and play an important role in regulating Earth’s climate. In a study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers from Umeå University, Sweden, in collaboration with an international team, now show that river greenhouse gas emissions rise high in areas where Siberian permafrost is actively thawing.

Protein interaction helps Yersinia cause disease

Protein interaction helps Yersinia cause disease

Press Releases   •   Aug 20, 2018 12:26 GMT

Researchers at Umeå University, Sweden, in collaboration with an international team, have discovered a new mechanism for interaction between two proteins that are vital for the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis bacteria’s pathogenic ability.

Good news for fishermen: “Browning” impacts fish less than expected

Good news for fishermen: “Browning” impacts fish less than expected

Press Releases   •   Aug 08, 2018 10:00 GMT

Water color is getting darker in lakes across the planet. This phenomenon, known as “browning,” was anticipated to cause widespread declines in fish populations. A new study by researchers from Umeå University finds that the number of fish populations impacted by browning is smaller than previously believed.

Restoration project nominated for EU prize

Restoration project nominated for EU prize

Press Releases   •   Jun 11, 2018 10:27 GMT

The restoration project ”Vindel River LIFE”, coordinated by Umeå University, is one of totally 28 EU LIFE-funded projects that has been nominated for the EU-prize ”The Life Award – Best of the Best Nature Projects”. ”It is a great honour for us to have been placed among the best projects in Europe”, says the project leader Johanna Gardeström.

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