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Deploying Drones to Prepare for Climate Change

While doing field research for her graduate thesis in her hometown of Cairo, Norhan Magdy Bayomi observed firsthand the impact of climate...
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Study Reveals Links Between Extreme Weather Events and Poor Mental Health

People whose homes are damaged by storms or flooding are significantly more likely to experience mental health issues such as depression and...
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Impact of Climate Change on Global Banana Yields Revealed

Bananas are recognised as the most important fruit crop – providing food, nutrition and income for millions in both rural and urban...
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What a Virginia Wildflower Can Tell Us About Climate Change

When climates change, plants and animals often are forced to colonize new areas – or possibly go extinct. Because the climate is...
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Amazon Rainforest Absorbing Less Carbon Than Expected

Agriculture, forestry, and other types of land use account for 23% of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, yet at the same time natural...
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Mobile Forests Could Help Cities Cope with Climate Change

Cities are becoming harder places to live in as climate change brings higher temperatures, water scarcity and flooding that not only makes...
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Doubling Down

Over the recent decade, total human impacts to the world’s oceans have, on average, nearly doubled and could double again in the...
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Wild Geese Take Climate Action

Migratory animals are actively adjusting their traditions to climate change, new research has found. An international team of researchers...
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When the Patient Is the Planet

What should doctors do when the patient in the emergency room is the planet? History can help us understand and answer this...
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Climate Change Alters Tree Demography in Northern Forests

The rise in temperature and precipitation levels in summer in northern Japan has negatively affected the growth of conifers and resulted in their...
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IPCC Report on Climate Change and Land: Experts React

Experts from across the University of Sydney have warned that significant changes to the way we produce and consume food are needed...
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Tracking down Climate Change with Radar Eyes

Over the past 22 years, sea levels in the Arctic have risen an average of 2.2 millimeters per year. This is the...
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Climate Change and Deforestation Push Tropical Species Towards Extinction

Only 38 per cent of tropical forest can protect wildlife from rising temperatures as a result of deforestation, increasing the likelihood that...
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Pathways to a Low-Carbon China

Fulfilling the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, if...
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Fish Die-Offs Linked to Hotter Summers

Fish die-offs in Wisconsin lakes are expected to double by mid-century and quadruple by 2100 due to warmer summer temperatures, according to...
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Unique Climate Model That Includes Vegetation Developed

Previous calculations have shown that vegetation and land use are important factors that should be included in climate models, as they both...
coral reefs

Hope for World’s Warming Reefs

The fate of coral reefs under climate change could improve if management efforts take evolution and adaptation into account, according to an...
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Climate Change Threatens Commercial Fishers From Maine to North Carolina

Most fishing communities from North Carolina to Maine are projected to face declining fishing options unless they adapt to climate change by...
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Climate Change Could Affect Symbiotic Relationships Between Microorganisms and Trees

Some fungi and bacteria live in close association, or symbiosis, with tree roots in forest soil to obtain mutual benefits. The microorganisms...
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Climate Change Had Significant Impact on Amazon Communities Before Arrival of...

Major shifts in temperature and rainfall caused the disappearance of communities long before 1492, researchers have found. In contrast other cultures still...