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08-02-2021
The reality of excess deaths from carbon emissions
Carbon emissions are directly correlated with global warming, and without urgent and widespread mitigation measures, there will be a shocking increase in the number of excess deaths related to climate change. Researchers at Columbia University’s Earth Institute have attempted to quantify how many lives will be lost if global carbon emissions continue to increase. Study lead author R. Daniel Bresslerr aimed to fill a significant gap in the estimates of mortality rates associated with rising carbon emissions. The currently available projection models are majorly outdated. "Based on...
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08-02-2021
Heat wave of 2020 unlocked methane from deep Siberia
During the 2020 heatwave in Siberia, thawing permafrost released methane...
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08-02-2021
Changes in sea level can trigger eruptions on volcanic islands
Fluctuations in the sea level can cause eruptions on volcanic...
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08-02-2021
Baby sea turtles are swallowing plastic trash
Anyone who’s walked along a beach almost anywhere in the...
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07-31-2021
Why are birds the only dinosaurs that survived on Earth?
There may be a simple explanation for why birds are...
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07-30-2021
Polar bears threatened by toxic chemicals in melting sea ice
Polar bears are being exposed to the toxic chemicals used...
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07-30-2021
Salt marsh mice can now be identified using a “decision tree”
The first thing conservation biologists need if they are to...
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07-30-2021
Sticking together can come at a cost for baboons
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers fixed GPS activity trackers to...
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07-29-2021
Dangers of deep sea mining could soon be realized
Commercial deep sea mining is scheduled to begin within two...
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07-29-2021
How much further can we push Earth before everything changes?
In an effort to anticipate the future impacts of climate...
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07-29-2021
Blue butterflies are set to become widespread across Canada
The European Common Blue butterfly, Polyommatus icarus, was first recorded...
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07-29-2021
Genetics, not environmental stress, increases THC in hemp
It has long been assumed that THC in hemp can...
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07-28-2021
Rainfall will become harder to predict with climate change
As global warming occurs and the climate starts to shift,...
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