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World’s oceans are losing oxygen at a dangerous, unprecedented rate as temperatures rise, study finds

World’s oceans are losing oxygen at a dangerous, unprecedented rate as temperatures rise, study finds

The world’s oceans are struggling to breathe, rapidly running out of oxygen at an unprecedented rate. Climate change is dangerously exacerbating the issue, scientists warned in a new study.

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It’s time to prepare for a changing Earth; By Orrin Pilkey

It’s time to prepare for a changing Earth; By Orrin Pilkey

Global climate change is an obvious fact and we are already in the midst of it. The time for action is now. In two decades, in the opinion of many climatologists, it will be too late to prevent catastrophic global damage.

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Freak storms of 2019 Atlantic hurricane season left trail of destruction and revealed climate change fingerprints

Freak storms of 2019 Atlantic hurricane season left trail of destruction and revealed climate change fingerprints

Dorian and Lorenzo, wbrought the count of Category 5s in the Atlantic since 2016 up to six, and marked the fourth year in a row with at least one Category 5, the longest stretch on record. The historic intensity of both Dorian and Lorenzo, exhibited influences consistent with warming ocean waters and climate change.

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A pipeline runs through it

A pipeline runs through it

The 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline could soon slice across Appalachia. If completed, the hundreds of miles of 42- and 36-inch diameter steel would carry 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas every day.

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Gulf of Mexico coral reefs to protect from storm surge in the future — But will they?

Gulf of Mexico coral reefs to protect from storm surge in the future — But will they?

Coral reefs support 25 percent of all marine life around the globe. Those in the Gulf of Mexico, along the coasts of Louisiana, Florida, Texas and Mexico, serve as important barriers to storm surge, lessening the impact of dangerous hurricanes.

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Antarctic ice sheets could be at greater risk of melting than previously thought

Antarctic ice sheets could be at greater risk of melting than previously thought

Antarctica. Photo courtesy of © Denis Delestrac for Coastal Care’s Photo of the Month, July and August 2018. Excerpts; Antarctica…

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This Florida Keys neighborhood has been flooded for nearly 3 months

This Florida Keys neighborhood has been flooded for nearly 3 months

The flooding here and elsewhere is happening during so-called “king tides.” Those are times, mostly in the fall, when the moon’s gravitational pull means tides are higher than usual.

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New Earth mission will track rising oceans into 2030

New Earth mission will track rising oceans into 2030

For the first time, U.S and European agencies are preparing to launch a 10-year satellite mission to continue to study the clearest sign of global warming — rising sea levels.

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The new climate math: the numbers keep getting more frightening

The new climate math: the numbers keep getting more frightening

Scientists keep raising ever-louder alarms about the urgency of tackling climate change, but the world’s governments aren’t listening. Yet the latest numbers don’t lie: Nations now plan to keep producing more coal, oil, and gas than the planet can endure.

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