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Category: Impacts :: Species
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In a changing climate, the work of botanical artists takes on new meaning 16.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A botanical art exhibit opening at the James J. Hill House in St. Paul captures the Minnesota tree species most vulnerable to climate change.
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A New Study About the Death of 1 Million Seabirds Should Scare the Crap Out of You 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
Over just two days in early 2016, more than 6,000 penguin-like birds were found dead on the rocky beaches near Whittier, Alaska. Many of the dead birds, scientists observed, were clearly emaciated. “It was pretty horrifying,” seabird biologist David Irons told a Canadian news outlet at the time. “The live ones standing along the dead ones […]
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What caused die-off of Pacific seabirds in 2015? A warm 'blob' disrupted their food web 16.1.2020 LA Times: Science

A new study suggests that a 'blob' of warm ocean water in 2015 disrupted the food web of the Pacific, triggering the starvation and deaths of thousands and thousands of sea birds, including the common murre.

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Australia’s Bushfires Expose an Extinction Crisis Decades in the Making 15.1.2020 Truthout.com
The extinction crisis is acutely felt in Australia, where more than 1,800 species are federally listed as ...
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Boulder County’s populations of native bird species decline in the face of development 12.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Northern Hemisphere lost 3 billion birds, or 29% of the overall population, in the last 50 years. While the warming climate has played a demonstrative role in this decline – and will continue to do so with ever-increasing power – ornithologists in Boulder County have pointed to urban sprawl as a more immediate threat to the survival of the area’s native bird populations, without which local ecosystems cannot properly function, adding to the affects of climate change.
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Climate change: Arctic ice melt makes permafrost vulnerable 9.1.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
A new study shows that the absence of Arctic sea ice is linked to the melting of permafrost.
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To Survive Climate Catastrophe, Look to Queer and Disabled Folks 4.1.2020 Truthout.com
To Survive Climate Catastrophe, Look to Queer and Disabled Folks
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Bank of England chief Mark Carney issues climate change warning 30.12.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
The world will face irreversible heating unless firms shift priorities, Mark Carney tells the BBC.
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Extinction: A million species at risk, so what is saved? 28.12.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
With around one million species at risk, how do conservationists decide what species to save?
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Why We Can’t Just #PlantATree 27.12.2019 Truthout.com
Tree planting must follow the vital work of protecting existing trees and reducing emissions through direct action.
Tree planting must follow the vital work of protecting existing trees and reducing emissions through direct action.
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Climate change: Migrant species do well in warm and wet UK in 2019 27.12.2019 BBC: Science
The National Trust says it's been a good year for migrant butterflies but not for water voles.
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The big science and environment stories of 2019 26.12.2019 BBC: Science
We look back at some of the major stories of the year in science and the environment.
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'Coastal Disneyland project'? Groups debate plan to restore Ballona wetlands 23.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

A long-awaited restoration plan has inflamed the historic feud over the fate of the Ballona wetlands, a 600-acre preserve just north of LAX.

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Soon We May All Be Suffering from Climate Whiplash 22.12.2019 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. From 2011 to 2016, California experienced five years of extreme drought, during which numerous high temperature records were broken. These hot, dry years were followed by the extremely wet winter of 2016-2017, when, from October to March, […]
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Climate Crisis Threatens a Third of Plant Species, Endangering Food Supply 20.12.2019 Truthout.com
A pair of dry feet in sandals stand on the dusty earth of a drought-blighted farm
More than a third of the world’s plants are so rare they face extinction.
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COP25 Is Perpetuating a Culture of Impunity for Human Rights Violations 13.12.2019 Truthout.com
An activist yells during a protest
By ignoring the persecution of environmental defenders in Chile and elsewhere the UN is setting a dangerous precedent.
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Climate Curious: How much does population growth contribute to climate change? 12.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As part of our ongoing series, we explore how population growth contributes to climate change, and how some are trying to address it.
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New Report on Ocean Oxygen Loss Gives “Ultimate Wake-Up Call” to Act on Climate 8.12.2019 Truthout.com
Silver fish swimming
Greenhouse gas emissions and nutrient pollution are wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems.
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Climate change: Oceans running out of oxygen as temperatures rise 7.12.2019 BBC: Science
A warmer world means oceans are able to hold less dissolved oxygen, which is bad news for many fish.
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Genetics can play key role in saving trees 5.12.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Tree conservation strategies based on genetic data are best suited for landscapes affected by a rapidly changing climate, a study suggests.
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