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    Warming Linked To Lake Tanganyika Fish Declines

    U. of Arizona investigators lead an effort using sediment cores and dissolved oxygen records to link Lake Tanganyika fish declines and global warming.

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    South Pole Reaches Carbon Dioxide Milestone

    Though its remote location has largely protected it from climate change effects happening in the rest of the world, the South Pole is still vulnerable to global warming. Recent data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

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    May 2016 Global Temperatures Hottest Ever Recorded

    A super El Niño event in 2016 combined with anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions has so far created the hottest year in over 136 years, NASA scientists believe. Researchers are troubled by the trend, as 2014 and 2015...

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    For Some Bees, Climate Change Could Be Good

    The latest scientific buzz is that climate change could be good for certain bees, according to a press release from Pensoft Publishers. Australian small carpenter bees’ numbers seemed to have increased exponentially after the previous Ice Age.The...

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    Carbon Dioxide Reservoir Solves Puzzle Of Ice Age Climate Change

    At a depth of 2,000 to 4,300 meters under the South Pacific, researchers from Alfred Wegener Institute and their collaborators have discovered evidence of a large reservoir that finally reveals where atmospheric carbon dioxide went during the...

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    Climate Report Looks At Michigan Public Health Impacts

    A new report released by researchers at Michigan State University and the University of Michigan describes changing climate conditions as threats to public health in the state, according to a release. Those conditions include things like warmer...

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    Ancient Citizen Scientists Captured Early Signs Of Global Warming

    Data taken centuries ago on two bodies of water, Finland’s Tome River and Japan’s Lake Suwa, show some of the same early signs of global warming. The data taken by Finnish merchants and Japanese Shinto priests, respectively,...

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    Worms Show Rapid Adaptation To Climate Change

    Scientists at Aarhus University have found that evolution can occur quickly…or at least it can for slow worms. The Chamaedrilus species, which belongs to the Enchytraeidae family, is an important species of worm that occurs all over...

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    High Ozone Days In U.S. May Increase With Climate Change

    By 2050, there will be a three to nine day increase in ozone-episode days, according to scientists from Harvard University. The days are marked by high ozone levels. Continuing climate change will result in an increase in...

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    Ocean Oxygen Model: Human Activity Significant Factor In Oxygen Loss

    Modeling shows that, while oxygen concentrations vary naturally, humans are a big factor in ocean oxygen loss.

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    New Guinea Glaciers Decimated Due To Climate Change

    A University of Plymouth study using high-resolution satellite images has shown that once sizeable tropical glaciers in New Guinea have nearly disappeared in the past 15 years, largely due to climate change effects and unprecedented temperature rise....

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    Plant Gases May Cool Arctic And Slow Global Warming

    Researchers from the Department of Biology and Center for Permafrost at the University of Copenhagen recently made a startling discovery: The biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOCs) produced by tundra plants may help slow down global warming in...

  • How Climate Change Affects Agriculture In California

    Figuring out how climate change affects agriculture is difficult because it’s hard to separate the impacts that climate has versus others from the economy. But there is a way, according to scientists at the University of California,...

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    February 2016 Obliterates Previous Global Heat Records

    While higher temperatures have become more common as global warming continues, the global temperature of February 2016 had an alarming spike up to 56.08 degrees Fahrenheit, a full 2.18 degrees higher than average, according to a release...

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    Better Wine With Climate Change?

    It’s tough for scientists to find data sets going back far in time to answer some of the questions that they have about climate. But thanks to some creative thinking by a few researchers at NASA and...