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Two New Threats to Polar Bears & How You Can Help

11/19/2009 // By Miles Grant

We’re learning some alarming new data about just how fast polar bear habitat is melting away in the Arctic Circle. Read more >

Wolves Do It, Moose Do It, Even Orange Clownfish Do It. Will You?

10/15/2009 // By Julia Marden

Today a college student will graduate with thousands in debt and a difficult job search. Tomorrow, if we take action now to confront the climate challenge, college students might find themselves in a booming green jobs market. Today, American children […] Read more >

Northwest Coast’s Ocean “Dead Zone” Is Climate-Induced

10/10/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Researchers have determined that the summer “dead zone” that occurs along the northwest U.S. coast is becoming permanent and is due to warming climate. A dead zone in oceans and bays is an area of water depleted of oxygen that causes creatures to […] Read more >

Updated Science: Climate Change Is Happening Faster Than Predicted

9/28/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

The United Nations Environment Program released an excellent report summarizing scientific evidence from over 400 sources that have emerged since the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report. This compendium affirms that climate change is happening faster than […] Read more >

The Frogs are Croaking

9/28/2009 // By Julia Marden

Here’s some bleak news for a Monday: Up to 1/3 of amphibians today are at risk for extinction, according to the Global Amphibian Assessment and a recent post to Bright Green Blog. Scientists think it has something to do with […] Read more >

Report: Climate Change Coming Sooner, Stronger Than Thought

9/27/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

A report released on September 22 by the United Nations points to some disturbing findings about how much quicker global warming is coming on: Roseanne Skirble of Voice of America reports: “The UNEP report presents scientific evidence that has emerged […] Read more >

Google Earth Maps Carbon In The Atmosphere

9/21/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Google Earth has teamed up with science experts to help people better understand CO2 in the atmosphere through dynamic mapping. Physorg.com reports: “A better understanding of the carbon cycle has implications for energy and environmental policy and carbon management. In […] Read more >

Climate Takes Front Seat at Interior Dept.

9/14/2009 // By Aislinn Maestas

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today issued a secretarial order launching a new strategy to address the current and future impacts of climate on America’s wildlife and natural resources. This is pretty big news considering that the Department of […] Read more >

More Frequent Wildfires Worldwide Point To Need To Address Global Warming

9/1/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Wildfires are much in the news this week.  Studies show they are more frequent, larger and they are burning hotter. This is largely bad news for wildlife. But, when you include Greece, Australia and other places in the world, fires are in […] Read more >

Study: Warmer Climate Is Sending Species Uphill

8/26/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

University of Connecticut ecologists studying plant and animal movement in Costa Rica are finding that species may move up mountain slopes as the climate warms but areas left behind will have little to replace them: AFP in the Vancouver Sun reports: […] Read more >