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December 9, 2019

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How did life survive the most severe ice age? A team has found the first direct evidence that glacial meltwater provided a crucial lifeline to eukaryotes during Snowball ... read more
Based on research at White Pond near Elgin, South Carolina, archaeologists present new evidence of a controversial theory that suggests an extraterrestrial body crashing to ... read more

The Last Mammoths Died on a Remote Island

Isolation, extreme weather, and the possible arrival of humans may have killed off the holocene herbivores just 4,000 years ... read more

Atlantic Ocean May Get a Jump-Start from the Other Side of the World

A key question for climate scientists in recent years has been whether the Atlantic Ocean's main circulation system is slowing down, a development that could have dramatic consequences for Europe and ... read more
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Animals Could Help Humans Monitor Oceans

Sharks, penguins, turtles and other seagoing species could help humans monitor the oceans by transmitting oceanographic information from electronic ... read more

Nine Climate Tipping Points Now 'Active,' Warn Scientists

More than half of the climate tipping points identified a decade ago are now 'active,' a group of leading scientists have ... read more

Nearly 40% of Plant Species Are Very Rare and Are Vulnerable to Climate Change

Almost 40 percent of global flora is categorized as 'exceedingly rare,' and these species are most at risk of extinction by human development and as the climate continues to change, ... read more

Wolfe Creek Crater Younger Than Previously Thought

Wolfe Creek Crater, one of the world's largest meteorite craters, is much younger than previously ... read more

Vanishing Ice Puts Reindeer Herders at Risk

Mongolia's Tsaatan reindeer herders depend on munkh mus, or eternal ice, for their livelihoods. Now, soaring global temperatures may threaten that ... read more

Icebergs as a Source of Nutrients

The importance of icebergs as an important source of nutrients in the polar regions has long been discussed. An international research team has investigated ice samples worldwide. A key result is ... read more

Impact of Climate Change on Arctic Terns

New study shows how changes in Antarctic sea ice is driving one of the world's smallest seabirds to forage further for ... read more

Pollution from Athabasca Oil Sands Affects Weather Processes

Scientists have been looking at pollution affecting the air, land and water around the Athabaska Oil Sands for some time. After looking at contaminants in snow taken from up-to 25 km away from the ... read more

Going With the Floe: Sea Ice Movements Trace Dynamics Transforming the New Arctic

Scientists have used MODIS satellite imagery to understand long-term ocean movements from sea ice dynamics. The engineers used image-processing algorithms to remove clouds, sharpen details, and ... read more

When Reporting Climate-Driven Human Migration, Place Matters

Location matters when talking about how climate might or might not be driving migration from Central America. Climate research in the dry corridor region revealed a complex pattern of change. If you ... read more

Individual Climate Models May Not Provide the Complete Picture

Equilibrium climate sensitivity -- how sensitive the Earth's climate is to changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide -- may be underestimated in individual climate models, according to a team of ... read more

Last Arctic Ice Refuge Is Disappearing

The oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice is disappearing twice as fast as ice in the rest of the Arctic Ocean, according to new ... read more

Coastlines' Contribution to Climate Change Might Have Been Underestimated

Permafrost coasts make up about one third of the Earth's total coastline. As a result of accelerated climate change, whole sections of coastline rapidly thaw, and erode into the Arctic Ocean. A ... read more

Turbulence Creates Ice in Clouds

Vertical air motions increase ice formation in mixed-phase clouds. This correlation was predicted theoretically for a long time, but could now be observed for the first time in nature. Using laser ... read more

Unless Warming Is Slowed, Emperor Penguins Will Be Marching Towards Extinction

Emperor penguins are some of the most striking and charismatic animals on Earth, but a new study has found that a warming climate may render them extinct by the end of this ... read more

Melting Arctic Sea Ice Linked to Emergence of Deadly Virus in Marine Mammals

Scientists have linked the decline in Arctic sea ice to the emergence of a deadly virus that could threaten marine mammals in the North Pacific, according to a ... read more

Scientists Declare Climate Emergency, Establish Global Indicators for Effective Action

A global coalition of scientists says 'untold human suffering' is unavoidable without deep and lasting shifts in human activities that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and other ... read more

Changes in High-Altitude Winds Over the South Pacific Produce Long-Term Effects

In the past million years, the high-altitude winds of the southern westerly wind belt, which spans nearly half the globe, didn't behave as uniformly over the Southern Pacific as previously ... read more

Sea Levels to Continue Rising After Paris Agreement Emission Pledges Expire in 2030

Sea levels will continue to rise around the world long after current carbon emissions pledges made through the Paris climate agreement are met and global temperatures stabilize, a new study ... read more

Two Million-Year-Old Ice Provides Snapshot of Earth's Greenhouse Gas History

Two million-year old ice from Antarctica recently uncovered by a team of researchers provides a clearer picture into the connections between greenhouse gases and climate in ancient times and will ... read more

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