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Arctic Going Green from Warming, Study Finds

Large swaths of the Arctic tundra will be warm enough to support lush vegetation and trees by 2050, suggests a new study.<p>Higher temperatures will …

Effects of Climate Change

To avoid the worst effects of climate change, we need to dramatically reduce global carbon emissions. But we must also prepare for the significant …

Alaska tundra source of early-winter carbon emissions – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Warmer temperatures and thawing soils may be driving an increase in emissions of carbon dioxide from Alaskan tundra to the atmosphere, particularly …

Climate Change

Tropical Forests are ‘No Longer Carbon Sinks’ because of Human Activity

Tropical forests now emit more carbon than they are able to absorb from the atmosphere as a result of the dual effects of deforestation and land …

Migratory Connectivity in the Ocean (MiCO) – Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab

<b>About MiCO</b><p>The Migratory Connectivity in the Ocean (MiCO) system seeks to fill a major knowledge gap regarding global migratory routes and connected …

Arctic ice melt could trigger uncontrollable climate change at global level

Scientists warn increasingly rapid melting could trigger polar ‘tipping points’ with catastrophic consequences felt as far away as the Indian Ocean<p>Arctic scientists have warned that the increasingly rapid melting of the ice cap risks triggering 19 “tipping points” in the region that could have …

Climate change killing trees across the Sahel, says study

One in six trees in the Sahel has died since the 1950s as temperatures rise, threatening livelihoods<p>Trees throughout Africa's Sahel region — vital to peoples' livelihoods — are dying as a result of long-term drought linked to climate change, according to a study.<p>It found that one in six trees in …

Sahel villagers fleeing climate change must not be ignored | Alice Thomas

Migration and development,Food security,Pastoralism,Global development,Climate change,Environment,Sahel,Africa,Refugees,Internally displaced people,World news<p>Those displaced by climate change are not granted refugee status or protection. Their plight should not be overlooked<p>Migration has always …