Opening the climate change forecasting toolbox

It is not easy to predict how animals -- from insects to fish -- are going to respond to climate change and especially extremes...

Opening the climate change forecasting toolbox

It is not easy to predict how animals -- from insects to fish -- are going to respond to climate change and especially extremes...

‘Sticky questions’ raised by study on coral reefs

A new study on the impact of climate change on coral reefs is raising sticky questions about conservation. It found coral in more polluted...

Review evaluates the evidence for an intensifying Indian Ocean water cycle

The Indian Ocean has been warming much more than other ocean basins over the last 50-60 years. While temperature changes basin-wide can be unequivocally...

Climate change threatens food security of many countries dependent on fish

Analyses by an international team from the UK and Canada and led by scientists reveal that climate change is the most pervasive threat to...

Using archeology to better understand climate change

Anthropologists, geographers and earth scientists look to the past to assess how different cultures have - and will - adapt to global warming.

Disparities of climate change mapped

New research illustrates the disparity between the narrow origins and far-reaching impacts of greenhouse emissions responsible for disrupting the global climate system.

Coastal ecosystems worldwide: Billion-dollar carbon reservoirs

Australia's coastal ecosystems alone save the rest of the world costs of around 23 billion US dollar a year by absorbing CO2 from the...

Importance of teaching children about environmental issues

Environmental education provision needs greater investment and innovation if future generations are to be able to respond fully to the climate emergency, experts have...

New research reveals remarkable resilience of sea life in the aftermath of mass extinctions

Pioneering research has shown marine ecosystems can start working again, providing important functions for humans, after being wiped out much sooner than their return...

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