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Perspectives From Coastal Ecosystems Through the Lens of Climate Change

Coastline

"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

The Geopolitics of Infotainment

Infotainment

"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 

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 In April 2024, 102 full new articles and 4 revised articles, spread across 23 subjects, have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.

Find out more about the newest discipline to be added: the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Food Studies.

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On January 30, after a successful free period during development, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Physics has been made available via subscription and perpetual access to libraries and institutions worldwide.

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APRIL 17, 2024

What’s New: April 2024

In April 2024, 102 full new articles and 4 revised articles, spread across 23 subjects, have been published on the Oxford Research Encylopedias platform.

MARCH 20, 2024

What’s New: March 2024

In March 2024, 81 full new articles, 1 revised, and 4 summary articles, spread across 20 subjects, have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.

FEBRUARY 27, 2024

What’s New: February 2024

In February 2024, 52 full new articles, 6 revised, and 3 summary articles, spread across 19 subjects, have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.