Climate Change - Page 3

  • Marine Protected Areas Threatened by Ocean Warming

    The species that currently inhabit Marine Protected Areas will be unable to tolerate the rising ocean temperatures that climate change will bring, according to new research.

    By Alex Taylor on 15th July 2018
  • Wildfires May Cause Harm to Orangutan Health

    Human activity has resulted in an increase of wildfires in Borneo, which may cause long-term health problems for endangered orangutans due to smoke inhalation.

    By Alex Taylor on 20th May 2018
  • Forest Reserves Slow Down Global Warming

    Protected areas are reducing carbon emissions from tropical deforestation by a third, and are therefore slowing the rate of global warming, according to a new study.

    By Alex Taylor on 18th December 2017
  • Climate Change May Starve Bamboo Lemurs

    As the climate changes and Madagascar’s dry season gets longer, endangered greater bamboo lemurs may be forced to eat less nutritious food, and could slowly starve.

    By Alex Taylor on 11th December 2017
  • Disappearance of the Pika

    The American pika has died out from a 165-square-mile area of habitat in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, due to climate change.

    By Alex Taylor on 4th September 2017
  • Climate Change Threat For Rare Bats

    The endangered grey long-eared bat, with a UK population of less than 1,000, could be further threatened by the effects of climate change as conditions for Spanish and Portuguese populations deteriorate.

    By Alex Taylor on 15th August 2017
  • Life Will Be Hard For Aardvarks

    The hotter and drier conditions predicted for the Kalahari Desert will prove disastrous for aardvarks, and for the animals who rely on the burrows they create for their own survival.

    By Alex Taylor on 5th August 2017
  • North American Birds Face Threats All Year Long

    North American birds are facing threats from human-caused habitat loss, and it is predicted to become worse as climate change impacts all stages of the birds’ lives – whether they are breeding, wintering or migrating.

    By Alex Taylor on 30th July 2017
  • Hot Dogs

    Climate change may be harming the future of one of the world’s most endangered predators – the African wild dog. As they spend less time hunting on days with higher temperatures, less food is brought back to feed the pups and their survival declines.

    By Alex Taylor on 23rd July 2017