Written by McKenzie Jones | December 23rd, 2013
Today’s green news comes straight from the Arctic:
- Scientists discovered an extensive aquifer that sits below the Greenland ice sheet all year round. Whether this water will find its way to the ocean must be determined in order to make accurate sea level rise predictions. (Mother Nature Network)
- Due to Russia’s post-Soviet economic downturn, Arctic fish in the region are much healthier than those off of North America and Europe, with far less mercury detected in their systems. (Nature World News)
- Message in an Arctic bottle! Note found from scientists left in 1959, who predicted glacial melt long before this phenomenon was believed to be happening. (International Business Times)
Written by Matt Miller | July 13th, 2012
Roughly 9% of mammals will not be able to keep pace with a changing climate, according to a recent study. Find out why, and how the research might help improve conservation planning.
Written by Nicole Levins | February 28th, 2012
Written by Matt Miller | December 12th, 2011
It may be difficult to see the effects of climate change on your every day life. Of course, you don’t live on an island chain in the Pacific Ocean where the water is rising and the fish are disappearing.
Written by Evan Girvetz | February 8th, 2011
How do you convince Uncle Charlie that climate change is real? Conservancy climate scientist Evan Girvetz says new mobile apps and books might do the trick.
Written by Evan Girvetz | January 24th, 2011
2010 was the Earth’s warmest and wettest year on record — and it’s a taste of what climate change will bring our future, says Conservancy climate scientist Evan Girvetz.
Written by Bob Lalasz | August 26th, 2010
Our debate on where communicating climate science went wrong continues with a look at what scientists need to do to regain the public’s trust…if anything.
Written by Nicole Levins | March 18th, 2010
Written by Bob Lalasz | February 23rd, 2010
3 Nature Conservancy scientists respond — and say the road to restore science’s public reputation will require major shifts in focus.