Tag: Climate Change

Why the California Water Crisis is a Foretaste of Water Crises to Come

Increasingly, cities around the world are going to have to deal with their own water crises. And the reason may not be what you think.

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Conserving Nature’s Stage

Conserving nature’s stage: a strategy to sustain biodiversity in the wake of climate change.

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Making Sea Turtles “Climate Proof”

Sea turtles are projected to be hit hard by climate change, as the island beaches they need for nesting erode and disappear. But Rick Hamilton has a vision: make these animals “climate proof.”

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Can This Man Turn Hunters & Anglers Into Climate Activists?

Can environmental organizations work with hunters and anglers on climate change? Maybe the question should be: can hunters and anglers work with hunters and anglers on climate change? And Todd Tanner is leading the way.

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Climate Change to Impact Fishing and Tourism in the Northwest’s Rainforest

New research shows how the Pacific Northwest’s rainforests and the ecosystem services they provide might be affected by climate change.

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Mapping a Future for Imperiled Woodland Caribou

Woodland caribou are in a pinch. Threats are closing in from all sides. Can satellite images help map a more hopeful — and resilient — future?

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Even Forest Superpowers Have Limits

A new paper out in the Journal Nature this week adds a frightening twist to an enduring mystery around the role of forests and climate change. Forest carbon scientist Peter Ellis reports on what this means for conservation.

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A Scientist’s Field Guide to the Media

Forget the complex research process. And the introduction, abstract, methods and conclusion. You need to boil it all down for a three-minute radio segment. Where to begin? Our researcher offers insider tips.

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Doubling Down on Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are just the canary in the coal mine – reminding us in a very dramatic way that things are changing and swift action is required.

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Going Solar: The 21st Century Family Home Project

Living amidst Wyoming’s energy boom, Holly Copeland has seen firsthand the unraveling of habitats caused by energy extraction. Looking to reduce dependence on fossil fuel led her home, installing solar panels.

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New Science: Helping Businesses Understand What Water is Worth

Drought is bad for business. But how can we assess the value of reliable access to water? New research provides a model for businesses.

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In Synch: Char & Salmon Migrations in Warming Waters

In Southeast Alaska, salmon are changing their annual migration patterns due to warming waters. Will one of their main predators — Dolly Varden char — adapt to the change?

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Communicating Climate Change and the Scientific Delusional Disorder

The reluctance of scientists to become advocates for action — is it just science being science, or a group delusion of “conservative data rats” that the way to truth is more important than truth itself…or is it both?

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Citizen Science Tuesday: Polar Bears International

Join the polar bear paparazzi! Help Polar Bears International collect conservation data by visiting Churchill, Manitoba and taking pictures.

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Citizen Science Tuesday: IceWatch USA

Heavy snow and cold weather like the “polar vortex” get all the press, but what are the realities given a changing climate? Help IceWatch USA find out by monitoring ice cover in your area.

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