Entries Tagged as 'climate change'

‘Shocking images’ reveal death of 10,000 hectares of mangroves across Northern Australia

July 12th, 2016 · No Comments

Key points: A mangrove expert says it is the most extreme “dieback” he has ever seen The mangrove death occurred across a 700km stretch of NT and QLD An expert believes it is linked to climate change http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-10/unprecedented-10000-hectares-of-mangroves-die/7552968

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Oyster Reef Destruction

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

The first-ever comprehensive review of the state of the world’s shellfish has just been released by The Nature Conservancy and the prognosis (as you may expect) really isn’t good. In fact, when oysters are concerned it’s downright awful.Globally, about 85% of the world’s oyster reefs have vanished and in many areas oyster reefs are functionally […]

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On Thin Ice – Polar Bears

April 27th, 2009 · No Comments

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Some Good News for Once….

April 9th, 2009 · No Comments

WASHINGTON – Here’s rare good news about an environmental crisis: We dodged disaster with the ozone layer. A NASA study about ozone-munching chemicals from aerosol sprays and refrigeration used a computer model to play a game of what-if. What if the world 22 years ago didn’t agree to cut back on chlorofluorocarbons which cause a […]

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The Methane Timebomb

February 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

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