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In a new study, researchers took advantage of the natural oceanographic gradient in the Gulf of California to study the effects of variable oxygen...

New study reveals strength of the deep ocean circulation in the South Atlantic

Oceanographers have for the first time described the daily variability of the circulation of key deep currents in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Peatlands trap CO2, even during droughts

Scientists studied the two species of moss that make up the peatland. They discovered that in hot weather and drought conditions, one species resists,...

Climate crisis is causing lakes to shrink

Climate change is impacting not only the oceans, but also large inland lakes. As the world's largest lake, the Caspian Sea is a perfect...

IPCC is underselling climate change

A new study has revealed that the language used by the global climate change watchdog, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), is overly...

These 80-year-olds have the brains of 30-year-olds

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Informing action on a historic climate agreement

The Paris Agreement on climate change goes into effect today, but while the agreement set ambitious targets for tackling climate change, scientists say there...

Warming climate intensifes summer drought in parts of US

Researchers using climate data from before and after the Industrial Revolution found that in regions with low soil moisture, higher temperatures brought about by...

Major ocean current is widening as climate warms

A new study found that the Indian Ocean's Agulhas Current is getting wider rather than strengthening. The findings, which have important implications for global...

Bringing people together on climate change

A new study suggests that engaging, high-quality media programming could help Democrats and Republicans see eye to eye when it comes to climate change.

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