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Lake Erie Wind Turbine Project Lethal Threat To Migratory Birds

The steady improvement in the water quality of the Great Lakes represents one of the real environmental success stories of recent decades. But the giant inland seas’ ecosystem now faces a new threat, this one coming from advocates of renewable…

Why Climate Activists Must Go Nuclear — Or Go Extinct

In October 2019, the British climate activist group Extinction Rebellion carried out two weeks of civil disobedience in London and other cities around the world. Six thousand activists blocked the five main bridges that cross the River Thames, which flows…

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Maryland offshore wind farm could become stop-over for migrating sturgeon, striped bass

For the endangered Atlantic sturgeon and the commercially important striped bass, the Delaware-Maryland-Virginia coastal shelf serves as an important spring and fall migratory route. Researchers suggest that the development of wind farms on the DelMarVa coastal shelf may alter the migratory behavior of these fish as new wind turbines in this otherwise featureless region could create habitat around which fish linger.

Global Warming Shortens Spring Feeding Season for Mule Deer in Wyoming – InsideClimate News

Global warming presents a new and growing threat to lands where deer and antelope play. Droughts across the mountains and plains of Wyoming can cut the spring growing season from four months to two. That dries up nutrient-rich green grasses…

Will large parts of Earth be too hot for people in 50 years?

New research by an international team of scientists indicates that – if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated – inhospitably hot regions on Earth may expand from a current level of 0.8% to 19% by 2070.

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Antioxidant-rich diet reduces stress response during bird migration

Ornithologist had birds fly in a wind tunnel to simulate migration and found that birds that consume dietary antioxidants before and during fall migration can reduce the endocrine stress response triggered by long-duration flights.

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Antioxidant-rich diet reduces stress response during bird migration

Ornithologist had birds fly in a wind tunnel to simulate migration and found that birds that consume dietary antioxidants before and during fall migration can reduce the endocrine stress response triggered by long-duration flights.

Global Warming: The climate science you missed – Hindustan Times

Climate scientists continue to debate the unusually hot results from the latest generation of climate models, which started producing worrisome forecasts last year. (Representational Image)(Unsplash) The year 2020 has been all about heat. A deep dive into ­population data and…