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The Marine Lab in the Path of Climate Change’s Fury?

The DeFelice Marine Center sits on a strip of land that dangles into a bay. Staff is living, working, and adapting to the climate crisis in real time......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredNov 19th, 2022

New paper highlights the co-benefits of coordinating climate action and peacebuilding

Climate change can manifest in different ways: stronger tropical droughts, extreme droughts, warmer climates and highly unpredictable rainfall patterns. All these endanger the availability of food, which in turn could increase conflict over resources.....»»

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Nations must embrace change in order to tackle biodiversity crisis, researchers say

Governments should embrace the realities of shifting biodiversity rather than "investing in futile efforts to return the natural world to its historic state," a new study argues......»»

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Climate change will cause Pacific"s low-oxygen zone to expand even more by 2100, study finds

For thousands of kilometers along the western coasts of the Americas, low-oxygen waters known as oxygen minimum zones stretch out into the Pacific Ocean. In part due to climate change, this oxygen-starved region is likely to get wider and deeper, exp.....»»

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Squirrel sperm and feet tell a different climate change story

Perhaps it's time to replace the canary in a coal mine metaphor with a squirrel in the ground. Because two University of Manitoba studies found that climate change is altering ground squirrels' sperm and feet, and this warns of big consequences poten.....»»

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Combination of behavior change campaigns and technology could help keep air pollution to a minimum in schools

Surrey's Global Center for Clean Air Research (GCARE) found that campaigns aimed at changing the behavior of parents, teachers and the local community can reduce outdoor nitrogen dioxide exposure by up to 23% compared to business-as-usual activities......»»

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Report: Much of the world was drier than usual last year despite La Niña

The World Meteorological Organization has published its first State of Global Water Resources report in order to assess the effects of climate, environmental and societal change on the Earth's water resources. The aim of this annual stocktake is to s.....»»

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Chasing future biotech solutions to climate change risks delaying action in the present. It may even make things worse

The world is under growing pressure to find sustainable options to cut emissions or lessen the impacts of climate change......»»

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Microphytobenthos in the Dutch Wadden Sea feed on "left-overs" from the bottom

The Wadden Sea is an extremely productive ecosystem whose food web is supported by benthic organisms, feeding on primary producers. In a recent publication in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, NIOZ marine biogeochemist dr. Philip Riekenberg and col.....»»

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Plastic additives found to contaminate the sea and selectively harm corals" reproductive processes

A new study by Tel Aviv University and the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat examined the effect of plastic additives on the reproductive process and larvae development of corals and other organisms commonly found in the coral re.....»»

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Six priorities to get Kenya"s curriculum back on track, or risk excluding many children from education

Kenya's education curriculum was reformed in 2017 to improve its quality—but now many Kenyans are calling for change again. Public disillusionment with the competency-based curriculum has forced a government review......»»

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To battle climate change, scientists tap into carbon-hungry microorganisms

Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have demonstrated a new technique, modeled after a metabolic process found in some bacteria, to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into liquid acetate, a key ingredient in producing "liquid.....»»

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Australians increasingly concerned about climate change, but resist a diet change to help the planet

Australians are overwhelmingly changing their attitudes towards climate change but are reluctant to change their diets to help the environment, a Monash University study reveals......»»

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To fight the climate crisis, we need to stop expanding offshore drilling for oil and gas

Environmental disaster struck the shores of Peru on Jan. 15, 2022, when Spanish energy company Repsol spilled 12,000 barrels of crude oil into the Bay of Lima after its tanker ruptured. The spill endangered 180,000 birds and destroyed the livelihoods.....»»

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Dormant microbes can "switch on" to cope with climate change

Dormant strains of bacteria that have previously adapted to cope with certain temperatures are switched back on during climatic change, study shows......»»

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Microscopic chains that mimic DNA

Circular polycatenanes are chains that can move and change shape: they twist, stretch and wrap around themselves. Three physicists of the European Eutopia Cost network, coordinated by UniTrento, have dedicated themselves to the study of these structu.....»»

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Apple made up 4% of Twitter revenue in Q1 as biggest ad buyer; recent estimates show change

How much truth is there to Elon Musk’s claim that Apple has “nearly stopped” buying ads on Twitter? New numbers may help put the actual story in context. more… The post Apple made up 4% of Twitter revenue in Q1 as biggest ad buyer; recent e.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News7 hr. 29 min. ago

World"s largest volcano erupts in Hawaii

The world's largest active volcano burst into life for the first time in 40 years, spewing lava and hot ash Monday in a spectacular display of nature's fury by Mauna Loa in Hawaii......»»

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Great Barrier Reef risks "in danger" World Heritage listing

Australia's Great Barrier Reef should be added to a list of "in danger" World Heritage sites, according to UN experts who warned the fading wonder has been "significantly impacted" by climate change......»»

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VW-backed Northvolt may delay German battery plant for U.S. push

Surging energy costs are threatening to delay a plan to build the Northvolt plant in Germany as the company mulls taking advantage of big incentives offered under a U.S. climate and tax law to expand in the market......»»

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Apple made up 4% of Twitter revenue in Q1 as biggest ad buyer, recent estimates show change

How much truth is there to Elon Musk’s claim that Apple has “nearly stopped” buying ads on Twitter? New numbers may help put the actual story in context. more… The post Apple made up 4% of Twitter revenue in Q1 as biggest ad buyer, recent e.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News13 hr. 28 min. ago