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"Climate change impacts coastal ecosystems and the humans who live and work in these regions. The coastal ecosystem, or the coastal zone, is defined as the margin between land, air, and ocean where complex interactions occur between living and nonliving parts of the system. ..." – By Kristy A. Lewis, Giovanna McClenachan, Kristin DeMarco, Jennifer Salerno and Katherine Thompson
"Although there is a lack of consensus among political communication scholars on the standard conceptualization of infotainment, scholarship converges on the idea that infotainment describes an admixture of information and entertainment...." – By Lindsay H. Hoffman and Gilbert K. Rotich
In August 2023, 126 full new articles, 15 revised, 0 summary articles, spread across 22 subjects have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.
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