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Stuck in a rut: Ocean acidification locks algal communities in a simplified state

Researchers have found that ocean acidification limits algal communities to a state of low diversity and complexity. Communities grown in waters rich in carbon dioxide (CO2) were dominated by turf algae, and had low biodiversity, ecological complexity and biomass. Communities grown under acidic conditions and then transferred to waters that weren’t CO2-enriched increased their biodiversity and complexity, showing that they can recover if CO2 emissions are significantly reduced.

Divergences between scientific and Indigenous and Local Knowledge can be helpful

Divergences between scientific and Indigenous and Local Knowledge can provide a better understanding of why local pastoralists may be willing, or not, to participate in conservation initiatives for carnivores, a study suggests.

Survey Finds Majority of Voters Support Initiatives to Fight Climate Change

A majority of registered voters of both parties in the United States support initiatives to fight climate change, including many that are outlined in the climate plans announced by President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr, according to a new survey. The…

Toyota to Pay a Record Fine for a Decade of Clean Air Act Violations

Toyota Motor is set to pay a $180 million fine for longstanding violations of the Clean Air Act, the U.S. attorney’s Office in Manhattan announced on Thursday, the largest civil penalty ever levied for a breach of federal emissions-reporting requirements….

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UN urges nations to scale up climate change adaptation to avoid major economic loss – CNBC

Residents in boats inspect the floodwaters flowing from the Tittabawassee River into the lower part of downtown on May 20, 2020 in Midland, Michigan. Gregory Shamus | Getty Images Governments across the world must significantly scale up climate adaptation measures…

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50 Countries Just Joined New Coalition to Protect 30% of the Planet’s Land and Oceans By Decade’s End

A band of more than 50 countries, chaired by France, the UK, and Costa Rica, have committed to an ambitious push to conserve and protect 30% of the world’s land and oceans by 2030. The agreement was made by the fledgling High Ambition Coalition for People and Nature (HAC) at the One Planet Summit for […]

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50 Countries Just Joined New Coalition to Protect 30% of the Planet’s Land and Oceans By Decade’s End

A band of more than 50 countries, chaired by France, the UK, and Costa Rica, have committed to an ambitious push to conserve and protect 30% of the world’s land and oceans by 2030. The agreement was made by the fledgling High Ambition Coalition for People and Nature (HAC) at the One Planet Summit for […]

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Groupthink, Pal Review And The Climate Fraud

A little over two decades ago, Dr. Irving Janis, professor of psychology at Yale University, published Groupthink in which he explained how a group of like-minded people could share a common belief or goal whilst completely ignoring any evidence that…