Articles Tagged with “climate change” - Page 2

19 Articles found tagged with “climate change”.

  • Forest Degradation Overlooked in the Amazon

    Research discovered that selective logging and wildfires resulted in an annual loss of 54 billion tonnes of carbon from the Brazilian Amazon in 2010. This is the equivalent of 40% of the yearly carbon loss from deforestation.

    By Alex Taylor on 10th June 2014
  • Climate Change and Caribou Calves

    When the time that plants are most nutritious differs from the time the animals need their nutrients the most, it is known as a trophic mismatch.

    By Alex Taylor on 30th October 2013
  • Climate Change Winners

    One new study has proved that climate change is not causing all species to lose out – some will actually benefit from a warmer world.

    By Alex Taylor on 17th April 2013
  • Tropical Birds Feel the Heat of Climate Change

    The wide range of numbers on future possible extinctions is because of the many decisions about climate change that must still be made that could affect the outcome, such as will carbon reductions mitigate temperature rises?

    By Alex Taylor on 28th March 2012
  • How far can a polar bear swim?

    Evolution is an amazing thing and perhaps one day people will look back on these studies to demonstrate just how astonishing it can be.

    By Richard Hassall on 20th March 2012
  • World Set for Extreme Weather Conditions

    Scientific models also show that it is ‘very likely’ (a term defined by the IPCC as a 90%-100% probability) that the “length, frequency and/or intensity of warm spells or heat waves will increase over most land areas”

    By Guest Bloggers on 16th December 2011
  • Jellyfish Contribute to Climate Change

    Climate change has already had an influence on marine populations, but is it possible these same populations are in turn altering the climate?

    By Guest Bloggers on 26th September 2011