As the oceans warm in response to climate change, fishing boats in the Mid-Atlantic that focus on only one or two species of fish are traveling more than 250 miles farther north than they did 20 years ago, while others … Continue reading →
By Hannah Stevens As with any global crisis, it can be difficult to pinpoint the personal effects of climate change on yourself as an individual. Most of us understand that the climate crisis is affecting the health of our planet, … Continue reading →
UCLA research finds warming temperatures have a negative effect on fertility, birth rates According to research by UCLA environmental economist Alan Barreca, hot weather reduces chances of getting pregnant — and the problem is expected to get worse because of … Continue reading →
Humpback microbiome linked to seasonal, environmental changes Just like with humans, the skin on marine mammals serves as an important line of defense against pathogens in their environment. A new study sheds light on the skin microbiome—a group of microorganisms … Continue reading →
UCLA researcher finds that feeding pets creates the equivalent of 64 million tons of carbon dioxide a year With many Americans choosing to eat less meat in recent years, often to help reduce the environmental effect of meat production, UCLA … Continue reading →
Unmitigated climate change will make the United States poorer and more unequal, with the poorest third of U.S. counties projected to sustain economic damages costing as much as 20 percent of their income if warming proceeds unabated, according to a … Continue reading →
If projections for melting Antarctic sea ice through 2100 are correct, the vanishing landscape will strip Emperor penguins of their breeding and feeding grounds and put populations at risk. But like other species that migrate to escape the wrath of … Continue reading →
The tiny Tangier Island is just 12 miles from mainland Virginia in Chesapeake Bay. No cars, no trains; the only transportation to Tangier Island is by boat or by small airplane, says the island’s official website.