climate

Unlocking the secrets of killer whale diets and their role in climate change

Killer whale populations are invading the Arctic, causing significant disruptions to an ecosystem already deeply affected by climate change. A team of McGill researchers has …

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Large-scale ocean sanctuaries could protect coral reefs from climate change

Earth’s oceans are home to some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet, but warming temperatures are causing many marine animals, including coral, to …

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Invasive species and climate change impact coastal estuaries

Native species in California’s estuaries are expected to experience greater declines as invasive species interact with climate change, according to a study from the University …

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Jaws hold crucial knowledge on the fate of sharks

Jaws was the only word needed to give the iconic 1970’s thriller about a great white with a preference for humans its eerie title. Though …

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Climate change will reshuffle marine ecosystems in unexpected ways

Warming of the oceans due to climate change will mean fewer productive fish species to catch in the future, according to a new Rutgers study …

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How new bird species arise

Much of a centuries-old debate over where and how new bird species form has now been resolved. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have provided …

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Biodiversity

What a salamander virus can tell us about the future of biodiversity amid a changing climate

A new project from two NAU scientists aims to predict the future — specifically, the future of different amphibian species in the face of an …

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Solving the disappearance of bears and lions with ancient DNA

An international team of researchers led by the University of Adelaide, suggest a change in climate is the likely cause of the mysterious disappearance of …

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