climate change

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...

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

Published: 21Dec2020

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...

When dinosaurs disappeared, forests thrived

Published: 15Dec2020

It’s known that the primary cause of the mass extinction of dinosaurs, about 66 million years ago, was a meteorite impact. But the exact mechanisms that linked the meteorite impact to mass...

Ice sheets on the move: how north and south poles connect

Published: 25Nov2020

Over the past 40,000 years, ice sheets thousands of kilometres apart have influenced one another through sea level changes, according to research published today in Nature. New modelling of ice...

Vertebrate biodiversity- a glimmer of hope

Published: 18Nov2020

Vertebrate populations - from birds and fish to antelope - are not, in general, declining. Despite what has previously been thought and said.

Disastrous duo: heatwaves and droughts

Published: 28Sep2020

Simultaneous heatwaves and droughts are becoming increasingly common in western parts of the United States, according to a new study led by researchers from McGill University. Periods of dry and...

Experts: The return of ‘Fridays for Future’

Published: 25Sep2020

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to overshadow most other topics in 2020, Canadian activists are joining demonstrators around the world to bring climate change back into the conversation....

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