We need more realistic experiments on the impact of climate change on ecosystems

When it comes to the impact of climate change on ecosystems, we still have large knowledge gaps. Most experiments are unrealistic because they do...

On Amazon Fires: It’s the Ecology Stupid

Global Ecological Sustainability depends upon ending the logging and burning of old forests and letting them recover “Each act of cutting and burning old tree...

Amazon deforestation has a significant impact on the local climate in Brazil

The loss of forest cover in the Amazon has a significant impact on the local climate in Brazil, according to a new study.

Climate change, human activity lead to nearshore coral growth decline

New research compares the growth rates between nearshore and offshore corals in the Belize Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the world's second-largest reef system. While...

Bad Blooms: Researchers review environmental conditions leading to harmful algae blooms

When there is a combination of population increase, wastewater discharge, agricultural fertilization, and climate change, the cocktail is detrimental to humans and animals. This...

Big increase in ocean carbon dioxide absorption along West Antarctic Peninsula

Climate change is altering the ability of the Southern Ocean off the West Antarctic Peninsula to absorb carbon dioxide, according to a new study,...

Warmer winters are changing the makeup of water in Black Sea

Warmer winters are starting to alter the structure of the Black Sea, which could foreshadow how ocean compositions might shift from future climate change,...

Arctic could be iceless in September if temps increase 2 degrees

Arctic sea ice could disappear completely through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees, according to a...

How media around the world frame climate change news

Researchers analyzed thousands of climate change articles from 45 countries and territories around the world to determine how they frame the issue, and differences...

Human impacts on oceans nearly doubled in recent decade

Over the recent decade, total human impacts to the world's oceans have, on average, nearly doubled and could double again in the next decade...

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