climate change

Which animals will survive climate change?

Published: 13May2021

Climate change is exacerbating problems like habitat loss and temperatures swings that have already pushed many animal species to the brink. But can scientists predict which animals will be able to...

Narwhal tusks reveal mercury exposure related to climate change

Published: 29Mar2021

In the Arctic, climate change and pollution are the biggest threats to top predators like narwhals. Studying the animals’ tusks reveals that diet and exposure to pollution have shifted over the...

Sea level rise: rapid and unstoppable unless Paris Agreement targets met

Published: 5May2021

Image Caption: The Mackenzie River Delta on the Beaufort Sea, a low-lying region in the Canadian Arctic that is vulnerable to rising seas in a warming climate. CREDIT: Nadia and Harold Gomez

Reduction in wetland areas will affect Afrotropical migratory waterbirds

Published: 30Apr2021

Migratory waterbirds are particularly exposed to the effects of climate change at their breeding areas in the High Arctic and in Africa, according to a new study published in Bird Conservation...

Chris Ragan on the Conservative's Climate Plan | CBC Power & Politics

Published: 16Apr2021

15 April, 2021 | In this panel conversation, Max Bell School director Chris Ragan shares his thoughts on the Conservative's newly revealed climate plan in a conversation with the Globe and Mail's...

Rural Alaskans struggle to access and afford water

Published: 25Mar2021

Water scarcity in rural Alaska is not a new problem, but the situation is getting worse with climate change. Lasting solutions must encourage the use of alternative water supplies like rainwater...

Will climate change outpace species adaptation?

Published: 4Mar2021

Many species might be left vulnerable in the face of climate change, unable to adapt their physiologies to respond to rapid global warming. According to a team of international researchers, species...

As oceans warm, large fish struggle

Published: 13Jan2021

Warming ocean waters could reduce the ability of fish, especially large ones, to extract the oxygen they need from their environment. Animals require oxygen to generate energy for movement, growth...

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