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Arctic Ocean has been ‘Atlantifying’ for at least a century – E&E News

The Arctic Ocean is one of the most distinct and isolated ecosystems on Earth, rich with unique wildlife and sparkling with ice. But as the climate warms, it’s looking less like itself — and more like the warmer, saltier Atlantic…

Spectacular Coral Event This Year Spawns Hope –And Billions of Babies For Great Barrier Reef (LOOK)

Oceanographers enjoyed a burst of color and life flowing forth in the annual spawning of coral from the Great Barrier Reef last week. Taking place after the November full moon, researchers witnessed a banner year that inspired hope for the revitalization of the world’s coral reefs. At the iconic reef off the coast of Cairns, […]

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Demand-side solutions to climate change mitigation consistent with high levels of well-being – Nature.com

1. Mundaca, L., Ürge-Vorsatz, D. & Wilson, C. Demand-side approaches for limiting global warming to 1.5 °C. Energy Effic. 12, 343–362 (2019). Google Scholar  2. Bajželj, B. et al. Importance of food-demand management for climate mitigation. Nat. Clim. Change 4, 924–929…

‘Genetic Goldmine’ That Could Help Crops Survive Global Warming is Unearthed in the Desert

A “genetic goldmine” that could help crops survive global warming has been unearthed—in the driest desert in the world. Plants growing in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile hold the key to coping with climate change, according to new research. They have evolved genes that enable them to thrive in the most Mars-like region on […]

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Huge Field Gets Planted With More Than 100,000 Sunflowers – to Read the Word ‘Hope’

These stunning drone pictures show a huge field filled with more than 100,000 sunflowers—planted to read the word ‘hope’. The breathtaking field at Ardross Farm in Scotland spans 1.5 hectares—the size of four football pitches—and recently came into bloom five months after it was planted. Reverend Douglas Creighton from East Neuk Trinity Church came up […]

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More evidence that humans are causing climate change – Popular Science

This story originally appeared in the Heat issue of Popular Science. Current subscribers can access the whole digital edition here, or click here to subscribe. Earth is ever shifting. Continents drift, ice ages come and go, odd and wonderful creatures take shape only…

Shade From Solar Panels Increases Abundance of Flowers in Late Summer, Benefiting Pollinators

A new study has found that shade provided by solar panels increased the abundance of flowers under the panels and delayed the timing of their bloom, both findings that could aid the agricultural community. The study, believed to be the first that looked at the impact of solar panels on flowering plants and insects, has […]

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