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A new study has highlighted the crucial role that sea ice across the Southern Ocean played in controlling atmospheric carbon dioxide levels during times...

A continental-scale prediction on the functional diversity of stream microbes

Climate mediates continental scale patterns of stream microbial functional diversity.

Antarctic sea-ice models improve for the next IPCC report

All the new coupled climate models project that the area of sea ice around Antarctica will decline by 2100, but the amount of loss...

Global warming will boost agriculture weed threat

Invasive weeds pose a significant threat to global agriculture productivity -- and their threat will become more pronounced if the Earth's climate is affected...

Environmental groups moving beyond conservation

Although non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have become powerful voices in world environmental politics, little is known of the global picture of this sector. A new...

The future is knocking: Global food production to be transformed using new technology

The world's growing population will necessitate a 30-70% increase in food production over the next 3 decades. If we are to succeed, it will...

How climate killed corals

A squad of climate-related factors is responsible for the massive Australian coral bleaching event of 2016. If we're counting culprits: it's two by sea,...

The butterfly effect: Climate change could cause decline of some alpine butterfly species

The long-term effects of climate change suggests that the butterfly effect is at work on butterflies in the alpine regions of North America, according...

Climate change could reawaken Indian Ocean El Niño

Global warming is approaching a tipping point that during this century could reawaken an ancient climate pattern similar to El Niño in the Indian...

Surf and turf: Green new deal should be a ‘teal new deal’

Incorporating the oceans into climate policy is essential, scientists say in a new article.

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