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Mediterranean freshwater fish species susceptible to climate change

Climate change will strongly affect many European freshwater fish species. This is particularly the case for species in the Mediterranean region. »
19 Jan, 02:40 - sciencedaily -  - 

Mangrove patches deserve greater recognition no matter the size

Governments must provide stronger protection for crucial small mangrove patches, experts say. »
19 Jan, 02:40 - sciencedaily -  - 

Glaciers in the Americas Are Melting Faster

Mountain glaciers are an important source of freshwater for wildlife and human communities -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 Jan, 20:30 - scientificamerican -  - 

Climate change threat to Germans’ need for speed on Autobahn

Draft environmental measures include proposal that would impose motorway speed limit. The days of unlimited speeding on Germany’s famously fast autobahns could be over if the government adopts draft proposals on climate protection put forward by its committee on the future of transport. »
18 Jan, 16:50 - guardian -  - 

U.S. State Department says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order

The U.S. State Department said in a report released by the investigative arm of Congress on Thursday it may recommend President Donald Trump revoke an Obama-era order directing federal agencies to consider climate change in international development programs. »
18 Jan, 01:00 - reuters -  - 

Fiji urges Australia not to put coal above Pacific nations battling climate change

Frank Bainimarama says the only way to guarantee the survival of Pacific islands is for Australia to shift away from fossil fuels. Australia must not put the interests of the coal industry above the lives of Pacific nations battling climate change, Fiji’s prime minister has told Scott Morrison. »
18 Jan, 01:00 - guardian -  - 

Climate Forecast: World Is "Sleepwalking into Catastrophe"

In an annual World Economic Forum report, climate change, extreme weather and biodiversity loss were named among the highest global risks -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
17 Jan, 19:50 - scientificamerican -  - 

Ice Age climate caused sediment sourcing in Gulf of Mexico to switch dramatically

The onset of the most recent ice age about 2.6 million years ago changed where the western Gulf of Mexico gets its supply of sediments. The finding adds new insight into how extreme climate change can directly impact fundamental geological processes and how those impacts play out across different environments. »
17 Jan, 19:50 - sciencedaily -  - 

Penguins, starfish, whales: Which animals will win and lose in a warming Antarctic?

Using risk assessments, like those used for setting occupational safety limits in the workplace, researchers determined the winners and losers of climate change in the Antarctic. »
17 Jan, 19:50 - sciencedaily -  - 

Supermodel Bundchen responds to Brazil's farm minister in Amazon spat

A high-profile dispute between supermodel Gisele Bundchen and Brazil's agriculture minister over deforestation escalated this week, coming as activists worry about new President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policies. »
17 Jan, 18:40 - reuters -  - 

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