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06-27-2022
Top predators trapped by trying to adapt to climate change
As climate change advances, many animal species are shifting the timing of major life events, such as reproduction. For instance, with earlier spring thaws, many types of flowers bloom earlier. However, it is not yet clear whether such significant changes in life history will ultimately help various species adapt and survive, or lead to larger problems instead.  A team of researchers led by the University of Washington (UW) has investigated for the first time the effect of life history changes driven by climate change on a species...
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02-26-2017
Just the facts? Climate change advocacy doesn't hurt scientists' credibility
For years, many climate experts have worked to present their...
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02-25-2017
Climate change plays havoc with nature's clock in Greenland
In Greenland, nature's clock has gone haywire. Some plants are...
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02-24-2017
Woody biomass is carbon neutral? Probably not says researcher
Is the burning of biomass for energy really always more...
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02-23-2017
Your world: Instagram documents the aftermath of earthquakes
Earthquakes are pretty terrifying. Even if you haven't experienced one...
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02-23-2017
California flood displaces up to 50,000
To Californians, it can sometimes seem like their state is...
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02-22-2017
Did we just miss living in an ice age for the last 11,000 years?
If we could see the planet’s last 2.6 million years...
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02-22-2017
Greenland’s underground meltwater reservoirs leaking into ocean
Climate change contributes to snow and glacier melt and that,...
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02-22-2017
The earth may be cooling slower than we thought
The earth’s core is cooling. We know that much. It...
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02-21-2017
Edible six-pack beverage rings offer alternative to plastic
Plastic garbage wreaks havoc on the Earth’s sea creatures. If...
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02-21-2017
Drilling for oil and gas causes fracking problems
For those who are unfamiliar with fracking, it’s not a...
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02-20-2017
Here’s some good environmental news, for a change
So much of today’s environmental news is doom and gloom....
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02-20-2017
New study shows climate change is now messing with our ponds!
Reading the news, it may seem that warming temperatures will...
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