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December 12, 2012
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Environmental Issues: How True the Climate Changes Affecting Biodiversity

A changing climate has implications on biodiversity without any doubt. Species in the past have been sensitive to changes in the climate; that has been proved time and again by the fossilized remains and pollen distribution studies. It has been … Continue reading

June 26, 2012
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Humans Have Love-Hate Relationship With the Environment

James Watson, a UA anthropologist, has published chapters describing how long-term environmental trends encourage stable adaptations within local environments. Human/environment interactions have a history as long as the existence of our species on the planet. Hominid ancestors began polluting their … Continue reading

January 1, 2012
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North American Mammal Evolution Tracks with Climate Change

*Climate changes profoundly influenced the rise and fall of six distinct, successive waves of mammal species diversity in North America over the last 65 million years, shows a novel statistical analysis led by Brown University evolutionary biologists. Warming and cooling … Continue reading

August 27, 2011
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Thawing Permafrost Could Release Vast Amounts of Carbon and Accelerate Climate Change by the end of this Century

*New computer modeling study, led by a Berkeley Lab scientist, could help revise understanding of permafrost’s role in global warming* Billions of tons of carbon trapped in high-latitude permafrost may be released into the atmosphere by the end of this … Continue reading

June 21, 2011
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Fastest Sea-Level Rise in Two Millennia Linked to Increasing Global Temperatures

*Rate is greater now than at any time during past 2,100 years* The rate of sea level rise along the U.S. Atlantic coast is greater now than at any time in the past 2,000 years–and has shown a consistent link … Continue reading