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How climate change affects animal behavior

Humans are shaping environments at an accelerating rate. Indeed, one of the most important current topics of research is the capacity of animals to adapt to human-induced environmental change and how that change affects the expression of animal trait.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgOct 19th, 2021

Can Gambia Turn the Tide to Save Its Shrinking Beaches?

In an economically developing country reliant on tourism, the rapidly eroding “smiling coast” shows the urgent need for action on climate change......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News13 hr. 58 min. ago

Microsoft backpedals on changing default browsers in Windows 11

Up until now, it was difficult to change your default browser in Windows 11. Microsoft listened to the outcry of its users and is making it easier to do......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Air bubbles sound climate change"s impact on glaciers

As the world's temperatures rise, tidewater glaciers are receding and melting, releasing air trapped in the ice. Scientists can listen to the release of the air and potentially use the sounds to help them gauge the impact of climate change on the ice.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Sustainable Aviation Fuel Aces Helicopter and Plane Flight Tests

The biofuel, made from used cooking oil, could help the aviation industry cut climate-threatening carbon emissions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Study: New German govt"s plans fall short of climate goal

A research institute's analysis has concluded the incoming German government's plans for curbing greenhouse gas emissions are insufficient to put Germany on course to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

The layered effect: A single-cell map of corn"s root reveals a regulator of cellular diversity

A new study uses novel single-cell profiling techniques to reveal how plants add new cell layers that help them resist climate stressors like drought or flooding. The research focuses on corn—a critically important crop around the world—in an eff.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

How does the climate crisis affect the Antarctic fur seal?

The climate crisis is limiting the availability of krill—small crustaceans that are vital in the marine food chain—during summer in some areas of the Antarctica. This involves a decrease in the food abundance for female Antarctic fur seals in sum.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

After leaving Twitter, Jack Dorsey rebrands Square as Block

The Square brand was built for the company’s seller business, we’re told, and the change “allows the seller business to own the Square brand it was built for.”.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Tesla is now selling a $1,900 Cyberquad For Kids

The all-electric four-wheel ATV features a steel frame, cushioned seat and adjustable suspension with rear disk braking and LED light bars. Its lithium-ion battery offers up to 15 miles of range, though this can change depending on a rider’s weight.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Help Set A World Record By Taking An Assistive Technology Course

December 3 is International Day Of Persons With Disabilities. In honor of that, Makers Making Change is hoping to set a world record, and you can help! They are aiming to have the most people ever to take an assistive technology course within 24 hou.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

A package of policies can help smallholder farmers adapt to a changing climate

In the grasslands of Nepal's Chitwan Valley, local farmers rely on the production of rice and other grains to generate household income. But their livelihoods are under threat, as Nepal is experiencing the effects of climate change at a much faster r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Climate adaptation of households compared internationally

The climate is changing, not only in the Netherlands, but far beyond, as well. The U.N. climate conference in Glasgow in 2021 had a clear message: Climate adaptation is required of everyone, from governments to individuals around the world. Researche.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Climate change is making monogamous albatrosses divorce

Not all relationships end in "happily ever after," and birds are no exception. While more than 90% of bird species form monogamous couples, many of these will end in divorce......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Climate mapping algorithm shows temperatures rising, especially daily lows

Oregon State University's new maps of 30-year U.S. climate "normals" show the area east of the Rockies is getting wetter, the Southwest is getting drier, and temperatures are inching upward—with daily lows rising faster than daily highs......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

This Is What It Will Take to End Deforestation by 2030

Nations around the world made a vital climate crisis declaration to save forests within the next decade. Can they actually do it?.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

How to Not Melt Down Over Our Warming Planet

WIRED spoke with Maria Ojala, a psychologist studying climate anxiety, about how you can stay focused and active in the face of dread......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Study: Climate change not causing Madagascar drought, famine

Don't blame climate change for the devastating Madagascar drought and famine, scientists said in a new analysis Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Climate modeling confirms historical records showing rise in hurricane activity

When forecasting how storms may change in the future, it helps to know something about their past. Judging from historical records dating back to the 1850s, hurricanes in the North Atlantic have become more frequent over the last 150 years......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Efforts to restore Indonesian peatlands could save billions in wildfire costs

Plans to restore Indonesian peatlands are a cost-effective strategy for reducing the impacts of peatland fires to the environment, climate and human health, says a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Stop and search: New data shows continued ethnic disproportionality

Each year the Home Office publishes data on stop and search from all 43 police forces in England and Wales. The latest figures for the year ending March 2021 reveal a familiar pattern: stop and search disproportionately affects black people and targe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021