New research shows people, wildlife, and marine environment benefit when island-ocean connections are restored

A new perspective shows that linking land and sea through coordinated conservation efforts may offer unrealized and amplified benefits for biodiversity, human wellbeing, climate...

Fish more tolerant than expected to low oxygen events

Fish may be more tolerant than previously thought to periods of low oxygen in the oceans, new research shows.

Doom-and-gloom climate news may scare but also encourage audiences

Researchers investigated how seeing frightening news about climate change day after day may shape the way people feel about the phenomenon and how willing...

Past evidence supports complete loss of Arctic sea-ice by 2035

A new study supports predictions that the Arctic could be free of sea ice by 2035.

Policy decisions will affect coastal communities’ risk more than climate change

Coastal communities face increasing danger from rising water and storms, but the level of risk will be more closely tied to policy decisions regarding...

Risk analysis for common ground on climate loss and damage

The Paris Agreement included groundbreaking text on the need for a mechanism to help identify risks beyond adaptation and support the victims of climate-related...

Gulf coast mollusks rode out past periods of climate change

About 55 million years ago, a rapidly warming climate decimated marine communities around the world. But according to new research, it was a different...

How to talk to people about climate change

New research may offer some insight, examining biases towards climate information and offering tools to overcome these and communicate climate change more effectively.

Community characteristics shape climate change discussions after extreme weather

Political affiliations, the presence of local environmental organizations and prior local media coverage of climate change play a role in how a community reacts...

Mysterious ‘crater’ on Antarctica indication of vulnerable ice sheet

The East Antarctic ice sheet is more vulnerable than expected, due to a strong wind that brings warm air and blows away the snow....

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