“A “New Ocean” Is Emerging at the Top of the World”

“As the planet warms, the Arctic is warming more than twice as fast. As ice cover is disappearing, average summer sea ice has declined by more than a third since 1979. That’s roughly equal to the entire area… Read More

“How Color-Changing Animals Are Rebelling Against Climate Change”

“It’s a fashion fact that the colder your environment the more winter accessories you need. Even some animals have two coats: one for summer to match the bare ground and a winter white to match the snow. But… Read More

“Why Do Seabirds Eat Plastic? It Smells Like Fish to Them”

“Speaking from his home in Sussex, England, Nicolson explains how guillemot colonies are information exchange centers; how new research is showing that those ultimate long-distance travelers, the shearwaters, “smell” their way across the globe; and what we can… Read More

“A Small Antarctic Fish Is Helping Scientists Understand The Impacts Of Climate Change”

“If you expose these fish to a single stress — just warming or just acidification — the animals are able to cope with the stress,” explains Todgham. “But when you give the two stressors they lose that ability… Read More

“David Attenborough says world must act now on plastic after witnessing its impacts filming Blue Planet II”

“More than eight million tonnes of plastic reaches the sea every year. There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, and 99 per cent of the planet’s seabirds will have eaten some. Humans are… Read More

“Genetic mapping shows migratory birds’ vulnerability to climate change”

“Using genetics, UCLA biologists involved in the Bird Genoscape Project are racing against time to find out the potential for adaptation and how best to protect vulnerable populations of birds. The project’s most recent study, published today in… Read More

“Will the Thawing of Arctic Ice Release Diseases?”

“Around July and August of 2016 in a remote corner of Siberia called the Yamal Penninsula, more than 2,000 reindeer unexpectedly perished. Initially, a heat wave was suspected to have caused heatstroke in the reindeer, but doctors soon… Read More

“Coffee, Bees and Climate Change Are Linked In Ways You May Not Have Expected”

“But climate change is threatening both pollinators and the areas where coffee can grow. A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says it is the first to model the impact of climate change… Read More

“Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions”

Here’s answers to the most commonly asked question about climate change. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/climate/what-is-climate-change.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

“Climate Change Threatens the World’s Parasites (That’s Not Good)”

“As global warming raises the planet’s temperature, the researchers found, many species will lose territory in which to survive. Some of their hosts will be lost, too.” https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/13/science/parasites-extinction-climate-change.html?hpw&rref=science&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well