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Gulf Coast corals face catastrophe

(Rice University) Gulf of Mexico coral reefs may only be saved by a dramatic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions beyond those called for in the Paris Agreement, according to Rice University-led research.

Climate change and human activities threatens picky penguins

(University of Saskatchewan) Eating a krill-only diet has made one variety of Antarctic penguin especially susceptible to the impacts of climate change, according to new research involving the University of Saskatchewan (USask) which sheds new light on why some penguins are winners and others losers in their rapidly changing ecosystem.

They're growing what? Hatcheries expand their mission beyond fish

Service hatcheries expand their mission By Mark Davis, public affairs specialistNovember 6, 2019 In Virginia and South Carolina hatcheries, biologists keep a close eye on shad and striped bass while taking time to focus on something that will never wear…

Flood of Oil Is Coming, Complicating Efforts to Fight Global Warming – The New York Times

HOUSTON — A surge of oil production is coming, whether the world needs it or not. The flood of crude will arrive even as concerns about climate change are growing and worldwide oil demand is slowing. And it is not…

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Guardian environment writers: ‘With your help, we are tackling humankind’s greatest challenge’

George Monbiot, columnist and author of several books on the climate crisis Before I worked for the Guardian, I tried writing for other newspapers, in the belief I should reach the unconverted. But I gradually discovered that all of them…

NASA-NOAA satellite catches development of gulf Tropical Depression 17

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Gulf of Mexico and revealed that a low pressure area was developing into a depression. On Oct. 25, 2019, that low pressure area became Tropical Depression 17.

AOC Blames Racist Climate Change For Hurricanes That Kill Minorities

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put a racial spin Wednesday on climate change and hurricanes, attributing emissions from “predominantly white” corporations and communities for juicing recent storms that cost “predominantly black and brown lives” in Louisiana and Puerto Rico. Even as House…