21 Feb '12, 7pm

Birders beware: climate change could push 600 tropical birds into extinction

Birders beware: climate change could push 600 tropical birds into extinction

Seals, birds, and alpine plants suffer under climate change (01/11/2012) The number of species identified by scientists as vulnerable to climate change continues to rise along with the Earth's temperature. Recent studies have found that a warmer world is leading to premature deaths of harp seal pups (Pagophilus groenlandicus) in the Arctic, a decline of some duck species in Canada, shrinking alpine meadows in Europe, and indirect pressure on mountain songbirds and plants in the U.S. Scientists have long known that climate change will upend ecosystems worldwide, creating climate winners and losers, and likely leading to waves of extinction. While the impacts of climate change on polar bears and coral reefs have been well-documented, every year scientists add new species to the list of those already threatened by anthropogenic climate change. Eco-toilets help save hippos and...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0221-hance_birds_cc.html

Tweets

Energy Solutions: Good News Bad News With Climate Change

Energy Solutions: Good News Bad News With Clima...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 23 Feb '12, 11am

During these spring-like days in mid-February in Vermont, it's hard not to think about climate change. It's been reaching ...

Good News Bad News With Climate Change: Vermont's winter and summer temperatures are both rising. Source: Alan B...

Good News Bad News With Climate Change: Vermont...

buildinggreen.com 21 Feb '12, 4pm

During these spring-like days in mid-February in Vermont, it's hard not to think about climate change. It's been reaching ...

Read the #truth about @sealshepherd here: #stal...

seashepherd.org 26 Feb '12, 1am

Beware of the “Seal Shepherd” I, Captain Paul Watson, have been involved all my life in opposing the brutal slaughter of s...

12 Percent of Species in Tropical Eastern Pacific Threatened With Extinction

12 Percent of Species in Tropical Eastern Pacif...

treehugger.com 23 Feb '12, 7pm

In recent years, 20 marine species have gone extinct around the world and 133 local populations of marine species have dis...

Rights for birds

serialdeviant.org 28 Feb '12, 12pm

This site began its life in 2001 on Blogger, moved to greymatter, then it became completely hand-coded until some time in ...

Prove climate change doesn’t exist, get an awesome gun

Prove climate change doesn’t exist, get an awes...

grist.org 21 Feb '12, 4pm

Todd Tanner will give you his gun when you pry it from his cold, convinced-of-the-nonexistence-of-climate-change hands. Ta...

tweet

yaleclimatemediaforum.org 21 Feb '12, 3pm

Should climate scientists and climate communicators be tweeting? Can they afford not to? Twitter is no platform for the Le...

Can Wearing a Denim Kilt Help Battle Climate Change?

Can Wearing a Denim Kilt Help Battle Climate Ch...

ecouterre.com 23 Feb '12, 6pm

Most people wouldn’t consider a denim kilt or a Vivienne Westwood ball gown essential tools for mitigating climate change,...

Chihuahua-size horses caused by climate change

grist.org 23 Feb '12, 7pm

Sifrhippus and modern horse. (Illustration by Danielle Byerley, courtesy University of Florida.) After they first appeared...

Why are scientists from the Tyndall Centre - speaking at a CACC anti-frack demo ..! politics.!

Why are scientists from the Tyndall Centre - sp...

campaigncc.org 26 Feb '12, 9pm

The frequency and severity of weather related disasters is on the increase and scientists tell us this is due to human-ind...

NASA Creates High Res Tree Map to Understand Climate Change

NASA Creates High Res Tree Map to Understand Cl...

ecorazzi.com 22 Feb '12, 1pm

of the height of trees contained within Earth’s forests. NASA explains, “The map will help scientists better understand th...

Mild climate change killed off ancient Mayans

Mild climate change killed off ancient Mayans

channelnewsasia.com 24 Feb '12, 5am

WASHINGTON: The collapse of the Mayan civilization was likely due to a relatively mild drought, much like the drier condit...

How Climate Change can affect Human Evolution | Climate | The Earth Times via @earthtimes

How Climate Change can affect Human Evolution |...

earthtimes.org 29 Feb '12, 3am

Since the beginning of time the world's climate has been subject to change. Periods of intense heat followed by periods of...

The True Politics of Climate Change: A Video Interview with Jon Krosnick

The True Politics of Climate Change: A Video In...

treehugger.com 21 Feb '12, 8pm

eschipul via Flickr /CC BY-SA 2.0 John Krosnick is a Stanford social psychologist whose work has explored public opinion a...

Climate change will shake the Earth — literally

Climate change will shake the Earth — literally

grist.org 03 Mar '12, 12pm

The breathtaking response of the geosphere as the great ice sheets crumbled might be considered as providing little more t...