Arkiv for kategorien ‘Biodiversity’


fredag, 20. juni 2014



Lancelot is the web application designed and produced by the Euro-Mediterranean Center on climate Change (CMCC) to provide…

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Multiple metrics of climate change reveal unappreciated impacts on biodiversity

fredag, 2. maj 2014

Imperial College London: A new study has shed fresh light on how climate change will affect global biodiversity by exploring…

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Ocean acidity is dissolving shells of tiny snails off the U.S. West Coast

torsdag, 1. maj 2014


A NOAA-led research team has found the first evidence that acidity of continental shelf waters off the West Coast is…

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Ocean Acidification

lørdag, 29. marts 2014


New Ocean Acidification website launched

A new online resource on Ocean Acidification has been launched that brings together new ocean acidification…

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Half of plants may move in warmer world

søndag, 16. februar 2014

climate news network: By 2100, vegetation patterns will be shifting in almost half the land area of the planet, according…

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New maps reveal locations of species at risk as climate changes

mandag, 10. februar 2014

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CSIRO: In research published today in the journal Nature, CSIRO and an international team of scientists revealed global maps showing how…

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New actors in the Arctic ecosystem

onsdag, 1. januar 2014

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Biologists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have for the first time shown that…

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Ocean Acidification May Increase 170 Percent This Century

torsdag, 14. november 2013


ScienceDaily: In a major new international report, experts conclude that the acidity of the world’s ocean may increase by around…

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Is Global Heating Hiding Out in the Oceans?

mandag, 4. november 2013

Parts of Pacific Warming 15 Times Faster Than in Past 10,000 Years


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Columbia University: A recent slowdown in global warming…

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Polar bear attacks: scientists warn of fresh dangers in warming Arctic

mandag, 4. november 2013

Guardian: A polar bear attack in Canada that left two people injured has brought new warnings from scientists of a…

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When will climate change strike you?

lørdag, 12. oktober 2013

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credit: Yahoo news: When will climate change strike you? : Ecological and societal disruptions by modern climate change are critically determined…

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Movement of marine life follows speed and direction of climate change

fredag, 13. september 2013

Princeton: Scientists expect climate change and warmer oceans to push the fish that people rely on for food and income…

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Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles

mandag, 9. september 2013

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New research from the University of Exeter and the University of East Anglia (UEA) shows that rising ocean temperatures will upset…

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Ocean acidification could change the ecosystems of our seas even by the end of this century.

mandag, 26. august 2013

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Alfred Wegener Inst: Biologists at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), have therefore assessed…

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‘Street-View’ Comes to the World’s Coral Reefs

tirsdag, 20. august 2013

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ScienceDaily: Scientists are taking the public with them to study the world’s coral reefs, thanks to 360 degree panoramas from…

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Climate change is happening too quickly for species to adapt

søndag, 14. juli 2013

Guardian: Among the many strange mantras repeated by climate change deniers is the claim that even in an overheated, climate-altered…

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Greenhouse gas likely altering ocean food chain

onsdag, 3. juli 2013


USC: Climate change may be weeding out the bacteria that form the base of the ocean’s food chain, selecting certain…

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Mapping Out How to Save Species

tirsdag, 2. juli 2013


NC State University: In stunning color, new biodiversity research from North Carolina State University maps out priority areas worldwide that…

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Detour ahead: Cities, farms reroute animals seeking cooler climes

tirsdag, 25. juni 2013

University of Wasington: In spite of considerable human development, the southeastern United States region could provide some of the Western…

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Water, food, energy and climate are all linked.

torsdag, 23. maj 2013

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Guardian: World on course to run out of water, warns Ban Ki-moon

Speaking on the UN’s International Day of Biological Diversity,…

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Changes in rainfall seasonality in the tropics

tirsdag, 21. maj 2013

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Climate change has altered not only the overall magnitude of rainfall but also its seasonal distribution and interannual variability worldwide.…

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Arctic Biodiversity Assessment

fredag, 17. maj 2013

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The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council has released the “Arctic…

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Warming Oceans Are Reshaping Fisheries

fredag, 17. maj 2013

UBC: Climate change has been impacting global fisheries for the past four decades by driving species towards cooler, deeper waters,…

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More than half of common plants and one third of the animals could see a dramatic decline this century

mandag, 13. maj 2013


Tyndall UEA: Climate change is expected to have significant influences on terrestrial biodiversity at all system levels, including species-level reductions…

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Where is Global Warming Going?

onsdag, 17. april 2013

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Sceptical Science: Living and working on the Earth’s surface it is very easy to get the wrong idea about global…

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Amplified Greenhouse Effect Shifts North’s Growing Seasons

mandag, 11. marts 2013

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NASA: Vegetation growth at Earth’s northern latitudes increasingly resembles lusher latitudes to the south, according to a NASA-funded study based…

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Global warming could corrode shallow reefs sooner than previously forecast

torsdag, 28. februar 2013

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CCRC; Aus: Shallow coral reefs may be even more susceptible to increasing acidity caused by heightened levels of carbon dioxide…

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Invasive alien species: a growing problem for environment and health

onsdag, 27. februar 2013

EEA: There are more than 10 000 alien species present in Europe, and the rate of new introductions has accelerated…

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Polar Bear Researchers Urge Governments to Act Now and Save the Species

mandag, 11. februar 2013

Polar Bears International: A University of Alberta polar bear researcher along with eleven international co-authors, including Polar Bear International’s chief…

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NASA Study Finds Severe Climate Jeopardizing Amazon Forest

lørdag, 19. januar 2013

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NASA: An area of the Amazon rainforest twice the size of California continues to suffer from the effects of a…

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Climate Change Already Having Major Effects on Ecosystems and Species

torsdag, 27. december 2012

USGS: Plant and animal species are shifting their geographic ranges and the timing of their life events – such as…

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How does climate change cause extinction?

torsdag, 18. oktober 2012

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Anthropogenic climate change is predicted to be a major cause of species extinctions in the next 100 years. But what…

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Speed of ocean acidification concerns scientists

onsdag, 26. september 2012

Bristol University: Speaking at the Third International Symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World this week in Monterey, California,…

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Climate change growing threat to food, biodiversity

tirsdag, 25. september 2012

(AlertNet) – Climate change is a major threat to the world’s food supply and to biodiversity, and prompt action to…

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CO2 Emissions Threaten Ocean-Based Food Security

mandag, 24. september 2012

Oceana’s new report, Ocean-Based Food Security Threatened in a High CO2 World ranks nations to show which are most vulnerable…

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Most coral reefs are at risk unless climate change is drastically limited

mandag, 17. september 2012


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research: Coral reefs face severe challenges even if global warming is restricted to the 2…

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Possible consequences for an ice-free Arctic Ocean

mandag, 17. september 2012

Biology Letters: Recent studies predict that the Arctic Ocean will have ice-free summers within the next 30 years. This poses…

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Sea life ‘facing major shock’

onsdag, 22. august 2012

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies: Life in the world’s oceans faces far greater change and risk of large-scale…

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Australia’s oceans are changing

tirsdag, 21. august 2012

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The 2012 Marine Climate Change in Australia Report Card demonstrates that climate change is having significant impacts on Australia’s marine ecosystems.


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Rising Acidity Brings an Ocean of Trouble

fredag, 13. juli 2012

Science: The burning of fossil fuels emits some 35 billion metric tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year. That…

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Rising ocean acid levels are ‘the biggest threat to coral reefs’

tirsdag, 10. juli 2012

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Guardian: Oceans’ rising acid levels have emerged as one of the biggest threats to coral reefs, acting as the…

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Massive algal blooms under Arctic sea ice

tirsdag, 12. juni 2012

A shifting Arctic

Standford: While the discovery marks the first direct observation of an under-ice bloom, the conditions that allow for…

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How close is a global tipping point?

torsdag, 7. juni 2012

Scientists uncover evidence of impending tipping point for Earth

UC Berkeley: A prestigious group of scientists from around the world is…

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‘Ocean of Life’: Ocean biodiversity suffering at hands of alien invaders

lørdag, 26. maj 2012


RTCC: Overfishing, warming waters, ocean acidification and pollution are all terms we are becoming more aware of as it slowly…

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“Map of Life”

torsdag, 10. maj 2012

Yale360: U.S. scientists this week unveiled a new online resource that maps the distribution of species worldwide and will ultimately…

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Climate Change Threatens Crucial Marine Algae

onsdag, 9. maj 2012

(IPS) – Without major reductions in the use of fossil fuels, sunlight is to kill an unknown number of ocean…

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Saving biodiversity: a $300 billion-a-year challenge

mandag, 12. marts 2012

(Reuters) – Saving biodiversity — the vast and essential variety of the natural world — will be expensive, at an…

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Detecting detrimental change in coral reefs

onsdag, 15. februar 2012

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NASA: Coral reefs are spectacular underwater ecosystems. However, they are deteriorating at an alarming rate, due mainly to human activity…

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The Amazon basin in transition

torsdag, 19. januar 2012


Agricultural expansion and climate variability have become important agents of disturbance in the Amazon basin

The Amazon basin in transition

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Climate change may bring big ecosystem changes

torsdag, 15. december 2011

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NASA: By 2100, global climate change will modify plant communities covering almost half of Earth’s land surface and will drive…

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