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Ringed Seals Can Adapt Quickly to Climate Change, But There’s One Drawback

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Ringed Seals Can Adapt Quickly to Climate Change, But There’s One Drawback

Source: Hakai Magazine/K. N. Smith - January 18, 2018

The ringed seals that live on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago are learning a new way of life as sea ice fades from their fjords. But scientists more…

Climate Change Is a Major Driver of Collapse in Marine Food Webs

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Climate Change Is a Major Driver of Collapse in Marine Food Webs

Source: Phys.org/University of Adelaide - January 12, 2018

A new study has found that levels of commercial fish stocks could be harmed as rising sea temperatures affect their source of food.

University of more…

Decades-Old Pollution is Being Unlocked by Sea Level Rise Into Chesapeake Bay

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Decades-Old Pollution is Being Unlocked by Sea Level Rise Into Chesapeake Bay

Source: Hakai Magazine/Roberta Kwok - January 12, 2018

In 2015, Kate Tully visited farms near the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay. She was investigating whether sea level rise had caused brackish water more…

Global Warming’s Impact on Corals: As If They Were ‘Ravaged by War’

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Global Warming’s Impact on Corals: As If They Were ‘Ravaged by War’

Source: New York Times/Kendra Pierre-Louis and Brad Plumer - January 11, 2018

Before we call rockfish, shrimp and crab “dinner,” some of these species call coral reefs “home.” But those reefs, home to a quarter of all more…

Researchers Find Ocean Acidification Means Major Change For California Mussels

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Researchers Find Ocean Acidification Means Major Change For California Mussels

Source: Phys.org/Florida State University - January 10, 2018

Accelerating ocean acidification could be transforming the fundamental structure of California mussel shells, according to a new report from a Florida State University-led team of more…

The Window To Save Our World’s Corals Is Closing Fast

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The Window To Save Our World’s Corals Is Closing Fast

Source: Phys.org/ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies - January 10, 2018

The world's reefs are under siege from global warming, according to a novel study published today in the prestigious journal Science.

For the first time, an more…

Where Will Millions Of People Go When They Are Displaced By Climate Change?

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Where Will Millions Of People Go When They Are Displaced By Climate Change?

Source: Phys.org/Tiffany Challe/Earth Institute/Columbia University - January 9, 2018

Barbuda, the sister island of Antigua, is a small, low-lying Caribbean island. Most of its 1,700 residents lived in Codrington, the central location for stores more…

Scientists Discover Surprising Evidence That The Arctic Has Been Changing Rapidly

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Scientists Discover Surprising Evidence That The Arctic Has Been Changing Rapidly

Source: Phys.org/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - January 8, 2018

Scientists have found surprising evidence of rapid climate change in the Arctic: In the middle of the Arctic Ocean near the North Pole, they discovered more…

Global Coral Reefs Could Be Saved By New Lab-Bred Super Corals

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Global Coral Reefs Could Be Saved By New Lab-Bred Super Corals

Source: The Guardian/Damian Carrington - December 28, 2017

New super corals bred by scientists to resist global warming could be tested on the Great Barrier Reef within a year as part of a more…

Greenland Ice Melting Is Being Enhanced By Growth of Algae

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Greenland Ice Melting Is Being Enhanced By Growth of Algae

Source: Phys.org/American Geophysical Union - December 22, 2017

New research shows algae growing on the Greenland ice sheet, the Earth's second-largest ice sheet, significantly reduce the surface reflectivity of the ice sheet's bare more…