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Arctic Ocean has been ‘Atlantifying’ for at least a century – E&E News

The Arctic Ocean is one of the most distinct and isolated ecosystems on Earth, rich with unique wildlife and sparkling with ice. But as the climate warms, it’s looking less like itself — and more like the warmer, saltier Atlantic…

No, Climate Change Is NOT Behind Great Salt Lake’s Low Water Levels

A Google News search of the term “climate change” today reveals a number of media outlets hyping the claim that climate change is causing a historic drop in Utah’s Great Salt Lake, possibly sounding a death knell for the iconic…

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Australia’s dismal climate record comes under COP26 spotlight – CNBC

This picture taken on November 4, 2021 shows steam rising from cooling towers of the power generating plants in the town of Singleton, some 70km (43 miles) from Newcastle, the world’s largest coal exporting port. Saeed Khan | AFP |…

Thousands of Bees Make It Out Alive After Being Buried by Volcanic Ash for 50 Days

For everything we hear about bees these days, it’s hard to believe that they and their hives are capable of surviving a volcanic eruption. But rescuers uncovering beehives under ash from the September eruptions on La Palma in the Canary Islands recovered not one, not two, but five beehives and all their buzzing residents after […]

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River Once Biologically Dead, London’s Thames Returns to Life With Seahorses and Seals

Once declared biologically dead, the Thames River flows as much with life as with water these days, and the first report on its health in 60 years is enough to make a Londoner cheer. Perhaps 115 species of fish live in the river—providing food for not one, not two, but three species of shark which […]

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Pandemic ponderings: Protect nature to avoid future pandemics

IPBES Pandemics report identified the risk and solutions New research from the University of Queensland highlights Biodiversity loss and ecosystem health are strongly linked to human health. Scientists have investigated the links between the COVID-19 pandemic and the deterioration of the world’s…

House Passes the Largest Expenditure on Climate in U.S. History – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The United States took a major step toward fighting climate change Friday with passage through the House of Representatives of a $2.2 trillion spending bill that includes the largest expenditures ever made by the federal government to slow…

Australian Firefighters Pose With Adorable Rescued Wild Animals for Sizzling Charity Calendar

Australia’s firefighters are raising money for wildlife foundations by posing with their kit off for an annual calendar featuring adorable pets and endangered native wildlife. The internationally acclaimed Australian Firefighters Calendar, now in its 29th year, is setting hearts on fire again. With over 750 million Facebook views and distributed in over 100 countries last […]

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In the Fight Against Climate Change, Young Voices Speak Out – The New York Times

This article is part of a special report on Climate Solutions, which looks at efforts around the world to make a difference. The climate conference in Scotland, known as COP26, concluded last week with an assortment of promises and agreements…

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