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Brain-Eating Amoeba Moving North Due To Climate Change

By | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 11:29

The brain-eating amoeba, usually found in warm freshwater in the southern U.S., is spreading to northern states as global warming changes weather patterns.

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How Delayed Gratification, Human Self-Interest May Restrict Early Action Against Climate Change

By | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 16:33

Psychological factors may represent an insurmountable obstacle to a global, cooperative effort against climate change.

People of Bangladesh

Climate Change May Impact Kids The Most: How Future Floods And Droughts Could Contribute To Malnutrition

By | Mon, 09/23/2013 - 17:13

In view of climate change, scientists may soon warn of an increase in droughts, floods, and storms that could affect children the most.

Researchers Find Link Between Rising Temperatures And Human Violence

Climate Change Gives Rise To Human Conflict: Researchers Say Violence Could Double By 2050

By | Fri, 08/02/2013 - 16:49

An analysis of 60 published studies reveals a trend in human conflict and its connection to climate change.

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Climate Change Caused Australian Megafauna Extinction, Not Aboriginal Humans

By | Mon, 05/06/2013 - 23:58

New analysis suggests that Australian megafauna were wiped out by climate change in the late Pleistocene era; Aboriginal human activity was not the primary cause of the massive animal extinction.

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Could Climate Change Mean Worse Flu Outbreaks?

By | Tue, 02/05/2013 - 19:16

Though the worst of flu season seems to have already passed, this season was already much harsher one than the one from last year.

lobster

Overpopulation, Climate Change, Nighttime Is Turning Lobsters Into Cannibals

By | Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:10

The study was the first time that lobsters were seen cannibalizing in the wild.

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Uh-Oh: Increased Ocean Acid Is Already Dissolving Animals

By | Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:15

Researchers sampled a small area of the Southern Ocean by Antarctica and found that increased ocean acidification has dissolved the shells of some creatures.

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Is Global Warming a Myth? Scientist Says We’re Entering Ice Age

By | Thu, 11/08/2012 - 16:29

Some researchers believe that carbon dioxide emissions are helping the world from feeling the effects of our entering global Ice Age.

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Population, Climate Change Led to Fall of Mayans: Confirmed

By | Thu, 11/08/2012 - 14:00

Researchers have created a model of the past 2,000 years that they believe explains how Mayan society collapsed. The reason, they say, is climate change.

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Bad Morning: Coffee Bean Could Go Extinct Within 70 Years

By | Thu, 11/08/2012 - 12:53

Recent study has found that the Arabica coffee bean may go extinct by the end of the century.

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"Helmut" the Mammoth Hunted and Cut Up by Neanderthals Discovered Near Paris

By | Thu, 11/08/2012 - 12:49

An almost complete skeleton of a woolly mammoth believed to have lived between 200,000 to 500,000 years ago has been found near Paris.

UN says Climate and Health Atlas Will Help People Prepare for Natural Disasters

UN says Climate and Health Atlas Will Help People Prepare for Natural Disasters

By | Tue, 10/30/2012 - 20:24

Two UN agencies published a report-The Atlas of health and climate, on Monday that shows how climate affects people's health. The agencies said that knowing about climate and the effect that it has on health can help people prepare for worst-case-scenarios.

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Humans Have Been Responsible for Greenhouse Gases Since the Roman Empire

By | Thu, 10/04/2012 - 14:53

Researchers have found evidence that humans have played a role in the creation of greenhouse gas emissions since the time of the Roman Empire.

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If the Globe Doesn't Stop Climate Change, 100 Million People Could Die

By | Thu, 09/27/2012 - 12:26

More than 100 million people will die from climate change and carbon emissions, a dire report by humanitarian organization DARA says.

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