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‘Fang’tastic: researchers report amphibians with snake-like dental glands

(Utah State University) Utah State University biologist Edmund ‘Butch’ Brodie, Jr. and colleagues from Brazil’s Butantan Institute describe oral glands in a family of terrestrial caecilians, serpent-like amphibians related to frogs and salamanders.

Recent global warming has wiped out 6,500 years of cooling, study says – USA TODAY

“Before global warming, there was global cooling.” Since the mid-19th century, global warming has climbed about 1 degree Celsius. “Our future climate will largely depend on the influence of human factors.” Over the past 150 years, human-caused global warming has…

Phys.org Busted: Study Asserts NO Link Between Flooding and Climate Change

Phys.org has published an article, misleadingly titled, “How increased flooding due to climate change impacts waterways across the U.S,” that is among the top Google News search results today for “climate change.” The article discusses a paper published in the…

Dusty sunrises and sunsets over U.S. South

See the layers of dust set against this South Carolina sunset? That dust came from Africa’s Sahara Desert. It traveled across the Atlantic Ocean this month to cause dusty skies across the U.S. south and into Texas.

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Beavers gnawing away at the permafrost

Alaska’s beavers are profiting from climate change, and spreading rapidly. In just a few years’ time, they have not only expanded into many tundra regions where they’d never been seen before; they’re also building more and more dams in their new homes, creating a host of new water bodies.

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Beavers gnawing away at the permafrost

Alaska’s beavers are profiting from climate change, and spreading rapidly. In just a few years’ time, they have not only expanded into many tundra regions where they’d never been seen before; they’re also building more and more dams in their new homes, creating a host of new water bodies.