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Category: Impacts :: Species
Last updated: Mar 15 2019 22:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A Climate Change Scientist Answers Common Questions 15.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
From the single best thing you can do to help the climate, to how long the planet is going to last.
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Heatwaves Are Sweeping Across the Oceans “Like Wildfires That Take out Huge Areas of Forest” 5.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The number of heatwaves affecting the planet’s oceans has increased sharply, scientists have revealed, killing swathes of sea-life like “wildfires that take out huge areas of forest.”  The damage caused in these hotspots is also harmful for humanity, which relies […]
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Coming up: What makes Duluth Duluth? 5.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Host Angela Davis is on the road. She's invited three guests to talk about Duluth, its economy, its thriving music scene -- and its great lake.
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World Wildlife Day 2019: 15 Biggest Threats to Oceans 3.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth’s surface and make up more than 99 percent of the planet’s livable habitat.
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Stop Freaking Out About the Future of Climate Change and Start Worrying About the Present 1.3.2019 Mother Jones
While there are a lot of alarm bells sounding over how climate change will affect marine ecosystems and the world’s seafood supply in the future, there’s been much less attention paid to the effects it’s already had on them. In fact, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) estimates that more than 90 percent of […]
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Siberian Plant Could Hold Key to Bioenergy Discovered 27.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Plant scientists can now use the species to create new bioenergy crops to withstand temperature extremes.
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How Is This 10-Year-Old Fighting Climate Change? First, by Ditching School. 24.2.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On Fridays at 9 a.m., 10-year-old Lilly Platt doesn’t head to school like other kids in her class. Instead, she takes placards and a keep-cup filled with hot chocolate, and stands outside the town hall in Zeist, just east of Utrecht in […]
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UN: Growing threat to food from decline in biodiversity 22.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A UN report says the plants, animals and crops crucial to human food systems are in global decline.
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Scientists have new clues in the 66-million-year-old case of the dinosaurs' demise 22.2.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

It’s one of the greatest whodunits of all time: What killed the dinosaurs, along with three-quarters of all other species on Earth?

We never tire of the story of this grisly extinction. Perhaps the demise of the dinosaurs gives us a sense of geologic schadenfreude. Or perhaps it’s just the opposite:...

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Bramble Cay melomys: Climate change-ravaged rodent listed as extinct 20.2.2019 BBC: World
The Bramble Cay melomys has been called the first mammalian victim of human-induced climate change.
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Polar Bear 'Invasion' Is a Symptom of Climate Change 19.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Most wild animals are averse to being so close to humans, so their incursions into our lives shows how desperate they are getting.
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Uncovering the military's unlikely role in astrophysics and environmental conservation 19.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When we think of the military, chances are neither astrophysics nor environmentalism spring to mind. Two recent books explore the overlap between these ostensibly noncombatant fields and the armed forces, inviting us not only to rethink our understanding of war and those who wage it but space and...

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What Would Happen If All the Insects Went Extinct? 18.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Insect numbers everywhere are declining—and scientists aren't exactly sure why.
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Great Backyard Bird Count is underway this weekend 17.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Bird lovers around the world are counting birds this weekend for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count, which provides valuable data for avian research.
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Environment in multiple crises - report 12.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Policymakers are not grasping the seriousness of what we’re doing to the planet, a think-tank warns.
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Global insect decline may see 'plague of pests' 11.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Houseflies and cockroaches will thrive as bees, butterflies and beetles decline, says a new analysis.
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Intelligence Squared debate: Should we bring extinct creatures back to life? 11.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An Intelligence Squared series debate about de-extinction.
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AOC's Green New Deal could finally force the U.S. to get serious about climate change 9.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The United States — and the world — face a reckoning. We have burned so much fossil fuel over nearly two centuries and emitted so much carbon into the atmosphere that our collective actions are warming the planet. The resulting changes to world climates threaten such vast and damaging upheaval...

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Meet the Girl, 12, Challenging Pope to Go Vegan for $1m 7.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Despite being picked on for her plant-based diet, Butler is determined to turn the world vegan.
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Climate change: 'Future proofing' forests to protect orangutans 7.2.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
A study has identified trees and plants that are resilient to climate change and support orangutans.
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