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Global warming threatens endangered Taurus frogs in Türkiye | Daily Sabah – Daily Sabah

The distinctive and critically endangered Taurus frog endemic to Türkiye is in danger due to catastrophic habitat loss brought on by a variety of reasons, including climate change. There is a wide range of diverse fauna in Türkiye, which is…

This 120-Million Year Old Bird/Dinosaur Hybrid Is Teaching Us How Birds Came to Be

A bizarre cross between a bird and a dinosaur had blue, brown and grey feathers, a long tail, and small teeth. What’s more, their brain morphology is perfectly transitional between bird and reptile, with a brain likely built to smell like reptiles, but also to see well in daylight like birds. Jeholornis lived 120 million […]

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Global warming increases the risk of heat failure in ectotherms – EurekAlert

image: Reptiles like this baby Sonoran Desert tortoise in Arizona are ectotherms but not necessarily cold-blooded; its blood temperature depends on the ambient temperature. And THAT is getting dangerously hotter. view more  Credit: Cortesy of U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Southwest…

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[OPINION] Global warming, climate change, and implications for the Philippines – Rappler

The following is the 40th in a series of excerpts from Kelvin Rodolfo’s ongoing book project “Tilting at the Monster of Morong: Forays Against the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant and Global Nuclear Energy.“ Early history The fossil fuel industry, more than a century…

Canada Schoolteacher Finds Fossil that May Be 300 Million Year Old and Could Re-Write Fossil Record

A discovery which paleontologists are calling the find of a lifetime was recently turned up by a school teacher in Canada. It could be 300 million years old, and is probably at least a prehistoric species new to science, and at most a “once-in-100-years” find that could go so far as to rewrite the fossil […]

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Reptiles evolved at a rapid rate and diversified after global warming – News9 LIVE

Reptiles evolved at a rapid rate and diversified after global warming Top IN THE NEWS We use cookies for analytics, advertising and to improve our site. You agree to our use of cookies by continuing to use our site. To…

Harvard Researchers Discover Global Warming Spawned the Age of Reptiles – SciTechDaily

Artistic reconstruction of the reptile adaptive radiation in a terrestrial ecosystem during the warmest period in Earth’s history. Image depicts a massive, big-headed, carnivorous erythrosuchid (close relative to crocodiles and dinosaurs) and a tiny gliding reptile at about 240 million…

Global warming spawned the age of reptiles – EurekAlert

image: Artistic reconstruction of the reptile adaptive radiation in a terrestrial ecosystem during the warmest period in Earth’s history. Image depicts a massive, big-headed, carnivorous erythrosuchid (close relative to crocodiles and dinosaurs) and a tiny gliding reptile at about 240 million…

Can Wolves and Beavers Help Save the West From Global Warming? – InsideClimate News

Restoring and protecting beaver and wolf populations and reducing cattle grazing across large tracts of the western United States could be a big part of meeting President Joe Biden’s goal of conserving at least 30 percent of the country’s lands,…

FL Sea Turtles being born female due to global warming – 850 WFTL – 850 WFTL

. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (FLORIDA) – Approximately 99% of Florida Sea Turtles were born female due to a rise in global temperatures, according to scientists. Florida sea turtles predominately born female due to climate change https://t.co/W1e6hVhH4L — Boing Boing (@BoingBoing)…

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