Ancient Ecosystem Response To Mass Extinction

Ancient Ecosystem Response To Mass Extinction

As the planet faces the dawn of a sixth mass extinction, scientists are searching for clues about the uncertain road ahead by exploring how an ancient ecosystem collapsed and bounced back from traumatic upheavals. A new study follows the lengthy collapses and revival of South African ecosystems during one of the “big five” mass extinctions, the Permian-Triassic event, revealing unexpected […]

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Weather Channel Founder Claims ‘Global warming the greatest scam in history’

The open deliberation about environmental change is done – on the grounds that it has been completely demonstrated NOT to exist, one of the world’s best known environmental change doubter has asserted. John Coleman, who helped to establish the Weather Channel, stunned scholastic’s by demanding the hypothesis of man-rolled out atmosphere improvement was no more deductively dependable. Rather, what ‘little […]

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Rising Ocean Temperatures

Rising Ocean Temperatures

Scientists have recorded that the temperature of the oceans has been on the rise.  The temperatures have been rising at a rate of 40% on average over what they previously predicted over the past five years.  The year 2018 was warmer than the previous year and it’s still getting warmer.  Heating of the ocean plays a big role in climate […]

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Ozone Hole Over Antarctica

Ozone Hole Over Antarctica

The ozone layer is a protector of the earth from ultraviolet radiation from the sun.  According to reports the ozone layer is getting smaller over Antarctica.  The scientists are using satellites and sensors to get information on the measurements of the ozone layer. Since the early 20th century when the emissions of chemical substances called halo-carbons the ozone layer has […]

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New framework sheds light on how, not if, climate change affects cold-blooded animals

Cold-blooded animals like lizards, insects and fish have a preferred body temperature range at which they hunt, eat, move quickly and reproduce. Fear that a warming climate will constrict this temperature range underlies recent studies that warn of the detrimental effects of climate change on the activity and survival of cold-blooded animals. While not contradicting these warnings, a new paper […]

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The Seasons Of Antarctica

Winter in Antarctica, it is dark all of the time. In the Antarctic summer, (between January and March, when there is plenty of daylight—twenty-four hours a day! In September, the Sun rises, and then doesn’t set again until March. Why does Antarctica have six whole months of darkness in the winter and six whole months of lightness in the summer? […]

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