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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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Damage from invasive insects will increase from climate change
Ecologists have estimated that invasive insects cost humanity tens of...
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Carbon emissions from logged forests are much greater than anticipated
New study is the first large-scale analysis of deadwood --...
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New fault discovered in Southern California near the Salton Sea
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10-04-2016
Typhoon Chaba closes its eye
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Tropical Storm Nicole forms 500 miles northeast of Puerto Rico
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10-03-2016
Microbes help plants survive severe drought
With California in its fifth year of severe drought and...
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10-03-2016
Urban shorelines support more animal life than remote beaches
Every living thing leaves a genetic trail in its wake....
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10-03-2016
Historical records may underestimate sea level rise
New research published in Geophysical Research Letters shows that the...
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10-03-2016
Polar bears across the Arctic are facing much shorter sea ice seasons
Polar bears, the poster-child for climate change, are among the...
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10-03-2016
Soil management can save corn production from climate change
How will we feed our growing population in the face...
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10-03-2016
Typhoon Chaba intensifies into a super typhoon
Typhoon Chaba intensifies into a super typhoon As Typhoon Chaba...
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10-03-2016
Bromeliads are to blame for the zika virus in Miami
Just over a month ago, Miami Beach Botanical Garden was...
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