The ‘mouse deer’ lives
Conservation

The ‘mouse deer’ lives

Camera trap photo of a mouse deer. Image: SOUTHERN INSTITUTE OF ECOLOGY / GLOBAL WILDLIFE CONSERVATION / LEIBNIZ INSTITUTE FOR ZOO AND WILDLIFE RESEARCH / NCNP By Mark Kaufman2019-11-11 20:58:10 UTC They’re not a fictional species: Mouse deer still roam the Vietnamese woods.  In 2017 and 2018, biologists set camera traps in Vietnam’s coastal forests…

Google revealed to be funding climate deniers
Climate Change

Google revealed to be funding climate deniers

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Gifts to buy your climate-denying uncle
Global Warming

Gifts to buy your climate-denying uncle

NASA scientists, who once engineered spaceships that allowed humans to explore the dusty moon, have also provided evidence, for decades, that humans are unequivocally warming Earth. This warming — ushered in by the highest atmospheric concentrations of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in at least 800,000 years, though more likely millions of years — has a slew…

Australia Confronts ‘Catastrophic’ Fire Conditions
Global Warming

Australia Confronts ‘Catastrophic’ Fire Conditions

An emergency was declared for all of New South Wales as risk warnings reached their highest possible level.Bushfires in New South Wales, Australia, on Saturday.Credit…Tom Bannigan/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesNov. 11, 2019Updated 8:13 a.m. ETSYDNEY, Australia — Australia is bracing for cataclysmic wildfires on Tuesday, as officials warned that strong winds, high temperatures and parched…

Scientists looked at sea levels 125,000 years ago. The results were terrifying
Nature & Science

Scientists looked at sea levels 125,000 years ago. The results were terrifying

Sea levels rose 10 metres above present levels during Earth’s last warm period 125,000 years ago, according to new research that offers a glimpse of what may happen under our current climate change trajectory.Our paper, published today in Nature Communications, shows that melting ice from Antarctica was the main driver of sea-level rise in the…