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When permafrost thaws due to global warming, not only the greenhouse gases known to all, but also organic compounds are released from the soil....

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Fish more tolerant than expected to low oxygen events

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As a northerner myself I’d like to find out more about your gardening/farming practices. I used to have. Greenhouse but the cost and...

Tropics are widening as predicted by climate models, research finds

Scientists have observed for years that Earth's tropics are widening in connection with complex changes in climate and weather patterns. But in recent years,...

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Emissions growth slower than worst-case projections

New research reveals that emissions are not growing as fast as the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's assessments have indicated -- and that...

Human land-use and climate change will have significant impact on animal genetic diversity

Researchers have made the first ever global assessment map of how future climate and land-use change impacts genetic diversity in mammals. The researchers hope...

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.

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