An ecological rule breaker shows the effects of climate change on body size evolution

Published: 29 November 2022

Does evolution follow certain rules? Can these rules be predicted? Southeast Asia’s tree shrews break multiple rules when it comes to body size variation – with an unexpected twist – according to...

By 2500 earth could be alien to humans

Published: 13 October 2021

To fully grasp and plan for climate impacts under any scenario, researchers and policymakers must look well beyond the 2100 benchmark. Unless CO2 emissions drop significantly, global warming by...

Mountain fires burning higher at unprecedented rates

Published: 15 June 2021

Forest fires have crept higher up mountains over the past few decades, scorching areas previously too wet to burn, according to researchers from McGill University. As wildfires advance uphill, a...

Climate change: threshold for dangerous warming will likely be crossed between 2027-2042

Published: 21 December 2020

The threshold for dangerous global warming will likely be crossed between 2027 and 2042 – a much narrower window than the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s estimate of between now and...

USA TODAY | Arctic will see ice-free summers by 2050 as globe warms, study says

Published: 23 April 2020

The Arctic Ocean will be ice-free in the summer within the next 30 years, a study says, which will result in "devastating consequences for the Arctic ecosystem," according to McGill University in...

Global warming hits sea creatures hardest 

Published: 24 April 2019

The greater vulnerability of sea creatures may significantly impact human communities that rely on fish and shellfish for food and economic activity, according to the study published in the journal...

Global warming ‘pause’ reflects natural fluctuation

Published: 21 July 2014

Statistical analysis of average global temperatures between 1998 and 2013 shows that the slowdown in global warming during this period is consistent with natural variations in temperature,...

Pathogens could be freed from thawing permafrost, scientists warn

Published: 19 March 2014

French researchers are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil....

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