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Climate change is driving widespread forest death and creating shorter, younger trees

Climate change is driving widespread forest death and creating shorter, younger trees

The Amazon rainforest, which has been decimated by cattle ranching and wildfires, is the biggest deforestation front in the world with more than 20% of the forest already destroyed.

CNBC - 2 hours ago

Living Planet: Playing sounds underwater could help restore coral reefs

Living Planet: Playing sounds underwater could help restore coral reefs

Coral reefs are remarkably noisy places, and young fish rely on those sounds to find a reef to settle into. Sadly, that sound is getting quieter as reefs decline due largely to climate change. DW spoke to Tim Gordon, a marine biologist at the University of Ex…

DW (English) - 6 hours ago

A bio-inspired addition to concrete stops the damage caused by freezing and thawing

A bio-inspired addition to concrete stops the damage caused by freezing and thawing

Concrete is one of the most durable building materials used in modern-day infrastructures, but it has a weakness -- ice -- which can cause it to crumble. Now, inspired by organisms that survive in sub-zero environments, researchers in Colorado are introducing…

EurekAlert - a day ago

No asteroids or volcanoes needed: ancient mass extinction tied to ozone loss, warming climate

No asteroids or volcanoes needed: ancient mass extinction tied to ozone loss, warming climate

Malformed spores suggest powerful storms drove ozone loss and led to sterilizing UV radiation

Science Magazine - a day ago

Asteroid, climate change not responsible for mass extinction 215 million years ago

Asteroid, climate change not responsible for mass extinction 215 million years ago

A team of University of Rhode Island scientists and statisticians conducted a sophisticated quantitative analysis of a mass extinction that occurred 215 million years ago and found that the cause of the extinction was not an asteroid or climate change, as had…

phys.org - a day ago

The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs hit at 'deadliest possible' angle

The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs hit at 'deadliest possible' angle

The city-size asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago and doomed the dinosaurs to extinction came from a steep angle, maximizing the amount of climate-changing gases unleashed into the

Herald & Review - 2 days ago

They discover that penguin feces cause gas for laughter

They discover that penguin feces cause gas for laughter

Within the research published in Science of The Total Environment, the guano of these animals stimulated the production of carbon dioxide and nitrogen in this...

explica.co - 2 days ago

Scientists Find Hope For Reefs Battered By Climate Change: Bahamas Coral That Survive Hot Seas

Scientists Find Hope For Reefs Battered By Climate Change: Bahamas Coral That Survive Hot Seas

A team of scientists looking for coral that can better survive global warming have identified a hardier Caribbean coral in the Bahamas.WLRN is here for you

usf.edu - 2 days ago

The Coast of Antarctica is Starting to Turn Green

The Coast of Antarctica is Starting to Turn Green

Parts of Antarctica are turning green with algae blooms as the climate warms. But it's not just climate change that's causing it. It's penguins, too.

Universe Today - 2 days ago

There is no escaping from climate change, even in the deep sea

There is no escaping from climate change, even in the deep sea

Even though the deeper layers of the ocean are warming at a slower pace than the surface, animals living in the deep ocean are more exposed to climate warming and will face increasing challenges to maintain their preferred thermal habitats in the future.

eurekalert.org - 3 days ago

Climate change in deep oceans could be seven times faster by middle of century, report says

Climate change in deep oceans could be seven times faster by middle of century, report says

Uneven heating could have major impact on marine wildlife, as species that rely on each other for survival are forced to move

theguardian.com - 3 days ago

Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green | NowThis

Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green | NowThis

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youtube.com - 3 days ago

Dying Coral Reefs Shift Colors To Vibrant Nuances In Attempt To Survive

Dying Coral Reefs Shift Colors To Vibrant Nuances In Attempt To Survive

For years, coral reefs around the world have been under the constant threat of mass bleaching events as the oceans’ temperatures continue growing because of climate change. Unfortunately, cor…

dualdove.com - 3 days ago

Brain Training Could Help Combat Hearing Loss, Study Suggests

Brain Training Could Help Combat Hearing Loss, Study Suggests

After playing a puzzle video game, older adults with hearing loss were able to distinguish 25 percent more words in noisy environments.

mentalfloss.com - 3 days ago

No Pollen? No Problem! Bees Puncture Plant Leaves To Accelerate Flower Production

No Pollen? No Problem! Bees Puncture Plant Leaves To Accelerate Flower Production

When flowers have not yet bloomed due to climate crisis, bees found a genius way to accelerate its flower production for them to survive.

sciencetimes.com - 4 days ago

Bees bite flowers to make them bloom, says study

Bees bite flowers to make them bloom, says study

Could guard against climate change

stalberttoday.ca - 4 days ago

10 Earth Day Celebrations Around the World

10 Earth Day Celebrations Around the World

April 22 is Earth Day, celebrated since 1970 to raise awareness of global environmental issues and activism. Events and celebrations, coordinated by the Earth Day Network, are held around the world.

mentalfloss.com - 4 days ago

Snow is turning green in Antarctica -- and climate change will make it worse

Snow is turning green in Antarctica -- and climate change will make it worse

Green snow created by blooming algae in the Antarctic Peninsula is likely to spread as temperatures increase as a result of climate change, researchers have said, after creating the first large-scale map of the organisms and their movements.

click2houston.com - 4 days ago

The future of Australia could be more like 'Mad Max' than you think: climate study

The future of Australia could be more like 'Mad Max' than you think: climate study

Climate scientists use mathematical models to project the Earth’s future under a warming world, but a group of the latest models have included unexpectedly high values for a measure called “climate sensitivity”.

inverse.com - 4 days ago

In Pics: Global Warming Causes Vast Chunks Of White Antarctica To Turn Spooky Green

In Pics: Global Warming Causes Vast Chunks Of White Antarctica To Turn Spooky Green

The white snow in Antarctica is slowly turning green as temperatures are soaring due to global climate change. It is providing a comfortable environment for algae blooming.

edtimes.in - 4 days ago

Climate Change Could Mean More Of Antarctica Turning Green With Algae

Climate Change Could Mean More Of Antarctica Turning Green With Algae

Snow algae is already a part of summer on the Antarctic Peninsula. A warming planet may mean a lot more of it.

huffpost.com - 5 days ago

Green snow in Antarctica: Here’s why it’s happening

Green snow in Antarctica: Here’s why it’s happening

Climate change could lead to more of it.

pennlive.com - 5 days ago

Antarctica's weird green snow set to spread due to climate change

Antarctica's weird green snow set to spread due to climate change

It's not grass growing along the Antarctic Peninsula. The culprits are a lot smaller.

cnet.com - 6 days ago

Genius Bees Force Plants to Bloom by Biting Them

Genius Bees Force Plants to Bloom by Biting Them

Bumblebees need pollen from flowers to survive. But increasingly, the creatures are waking up earlier in the year when flowers have not yet bloomed due to the climate crisis. Nature appears to be finding a way, though.

gizmodo.com - 6 days ago

Tropical forests can handle the heat, up to a point

Tropical forests can handle the heat, up to a point

Tropical forests face an uncertain future under climate change, but new research published in Science suggests they can continue to store large amounts of carbon in a warmer world, if countries limit greenhouse gas emissions.

phys.org - 6 days ago

Climate change is turning the snow in Antarctica bright green. Scientists are able to see it from space.

Climate change is turning the snow in Antarctica bright green. Scientists are able to see it from space.

Researchers from the University of Cambridge and the British Antarctic Survey created a map of green snow algae along the Antarctic Peninsula coast.

USA Today - 6 days ago

Bumblebees Trick Plants Into Flowering Early, Study Finds

Bumblebees Trick Plants Into Flowering Early, Study Finds

The climate crisis has caused Japanese cherry blossoms to bloom in October and sped the arrival of spring in much of the U.S. But it turns out that humans aren't the only animals who can trick plants into flowering early.

ecowatch.com - 6 days ago

Antarctica's snow is turning green, but what does it mean?

Antarctica's snow is turning green, but what does it mean?

Antarctica's snow is gradually turning green as a result of climate change and microscopic algae. Rising temperatures encourage the algae to grow.

happymag.tv - 6 days ago

Vibrantly colorful coral revealed as a last-ditch survival response

Vibrantly colorful coral revealed as a last-ditch survival response

A new study finds that glowing bluish-purple or neon pink is a reaction some corals have to the effects of climate change. This transformation could help them survive.

inverse.com - 6 days ago

Antarctica snow is turning green, climate change to fuel blooming algae growth: StudyRepublic World

Antarctica snow is turning green, climate change to fuel blooming algae growth: StudyRepublic World

Snow is turning green in the Antarctic Peninsula due to the blooming algae which are likely to spread as temperatures increases as a result of climate change

republicworld.com - 6 days ago

Coral reefs that glow bright neon during bleaching offer hope for recovery new study

Coral reefs that glow bright neon during bleaching offer hope for recovery new study

(MENAFN - The Conversation) Ocean heatwaves cause vast coral bleaching events almost every year due to climate change, threatening reefs around the world. The high water temperatures stress reef

menafn.com - 6 days ago

Tropical forests soak up huge amounts of greenhouse gas. Climate change could end that

Tropical forests soak up huge amounts of greenhouse gas. Climate change could end that

If forests get too hot, they’ll release carbon, not store it, study finds

sciencemag.org - 7 days ago

Hurricanes are getting stronger — and climate change is likely to blame

Hurricanes are getting stronger — and climate change is likely to blame

Satellite images shows long-term trend of stronger, more frequent hurricanes.

zmescience.com - 7 days ago

Study finds far less carbon capture needed to help meet climate targets

Study finds far less carbon capture needed to help meet climate targets

New research has found far less carbon capture will be needed to help meet IPCC climate targets, working alongside other measures.

siliconrepublic.com - 7 days ago

Antarctica: microscopic algae turning snow green could create new ecosystem

Antarctica: microscopic algae turning snow green could create new ecosystem

Antarctica is turning green due to the climate crisis and the phenomenon is potentially offering sustenance to other species according to the first large-sca...

youtube.com - 7 days ago

World can likely capture and store enough carbon dioxide to meet climate targets

World can likely capture and store enough carbon dioxide to meet climate targets

The capture and storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) underground is one of the key components of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) reports on how to keep global warming to less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels by 2100.

phys.org - 7 days ago

Climate change causing 'green snow' along coastal Antarctica

Climate change causing 'green snow' along coastal Antarctica

Researchers created the first ever large-scale map of microscopic algae as they bloomed across the surface of melting snow

Independent - 7 days ago

Climate change will turn Antarctica's coast green, algae seen from space, study says

Climate change will turn Antarctica's coast green, algae seen from space, study says

Experts from the University of Cambridge suggest that climate change will turn the coast of Antarctica green, resulting in blooms of algae so thick and strong they could be seen from space.

Fox News - 7 days ago

Climate Change Is Making Cyclones Stronger, Researchers Find

Climate Change Is Making Cyclones Stronger, Researchers Find

The study found a significant increase in tropical cyclone intensity across the globe over the period from 1979 to 2017.

weather.com - 8 days ago