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Salt Marsh Carbon May Play Role in Slowing Climate Warming

A warming climate and rising seas will enable salt marshes to more rapidly capture and remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, possibly playing a role in slowing the rate of climate change, according to a new study led by a University of Virginia environmental scientist.

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Scientists Predict Major Shifts in Pacific Ecosystems by 2100

A new study published in Nature Climate Change examines the distribution of various open ocean animals in the North Pacific and explores how that could change over the next century as global ocean temperatures increase and productivity levels shift.

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From Melting Glaciers To Rising Sea Levels: 7 Countries Battling Water Issues

The planet has plenty of eco-problems, especially with water. Across the globe, permafrost and glaciers are melting, while sea levels are rising. Here are seven images of countries from space and the water concern that each nation faces.

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Finding Heart In The Melting Arctic

The record has already been broken, but it is about to be shattered. This isn’t the kind of record you wish to remember and tell your grandchildren about.

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Sea Surface Temperatures Reach Record Highs on Northeast Continental Shelf

During the first six months of 2012, sea surface temperatures in the Northeast Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem were the highest ever recorded, according to the latest Ecosystem Advisory issued by NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC).

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Limiting Global Warming To 2 °C Is Unlikely To Save Most Coral Reefs

Coral reefs face severe challenges even if global warming is restricted to the 2 degrees Celsius commonly perceived as safe for many natural and human-made systems.

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Climate Crisis: Why Business Must Do More To Protect Children’s Rights

The effects of climate change have a disproportionate impact on children and place, an ecological debt on future generations. This has global relevance for all businesses, since all business activities impact directly or indirectly on the world that our children will inherit…

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The Cold Edge

The Copper House Gallery in Dublin, presents The Cold Edge, an exhibition of stunning polar images by photographer and environmentalist Dave Walsh. The images taken during Greenpeace expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctica, between 2007 and 2010, question our romantic relationship with remote, harsh and pristine environments of the polar regions, and show what it is like to be truly on the edge…

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Arctic Ice Melting At Amazing Speed, Scientists Find

Scientists in the Arctic are warning that this summer’s record-breaking melt is part of an accelerating trend with profound implications.

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