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Field of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), Rock Hall, Maryland

Global warming could cause yield of sorghum crops to drop 'substantially'

Rising global temperatures could cause yields of sorghum – a cereal crop known for its resilience to heat stress and drought – to fall... Read More

Food and farming | Aug 14. 2017.
Everglades National Park dead trees and grasses.

Ecosystems facing 'double whammy' due to increasing impacts of drought

Trees and plants across the world are increasingly in “recovery mode” after a drought, a new study says, and they’re taking longer to bounce... Read More

Drought | Aug 9. 2017.
J3YNRW Male Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) perched on a branch feeding on a caterpillar in the Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK

Migrating birds can’t keep up with an earlier spring in a changing climate

Migrating birds might not be able to fly home fast enough to meet shifts in springtime in Europe driven by climate change, new research suggests. ... Read More

Wildlife | Aug 7. 2017.

Guest post: Improving Africa’s soils to cut emissions and boost food security

Dr Keith Shepherd is a principal soil scientist at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and Dr Rolf Sommer is a principal soil and climate change... Read More

Guest posts | Aug 2. 2017.
Fiji Banded Iguana (Brachylophus fasciatus)

Rising seas threaten scores of species on Pacific islands with extinction

The Chuuk flying fox. The Black-spotted Cuscus. The Fijian crested iguana. The Mariana skink. The greater monkey-faced bat. Poncelet’s giant rat. ... Read More

Wildlife | Jul 13. 2017.
D6HBM5 Aerial view of lush Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, farmland, home to the Amish, prolific farmers.

Warm spells in Arctic stunt crop yields across US, study suggests

Unusually warm periods in the Arctic stunt vegetation growth and crop yields across North America, a new study suggests. ... Read More

Arctic | Jul 10. 2017.
Forest, Ammersee, Bavaria, Germany

Guest post: How new EU rules could ‘hide’ climate impact of harvesting forests

This is a guest post by Dr Jo House, co-chair of the Global Environmental Change Theme at University of Bristol’s Cabot Institute and Dr Hannes... Read More

Guest posts | Jun 19. 2017.
Minke whale

Factcheck: Whale strandings and offshore windfarms

Last Saturday, two dead whales washed up on the coast of Suffolk, in eastern England, and a third was spotted floating at sea. ... Read More

Factchecks | May 26. 2017.
Slash and burn deforestation in the amazon rainforest. 60-70 percent of deforestation in the Amazon results from cattle ranches and soyabeans cultivation while the rest mostly results from small-scale subsistence agriculture.

Guest Post: Forests to provide a quarter of Paris Agreement's pledged mitigation

This is a guest post by Dr Jo House, reader in environmental science and policy at the University of Bristol's Cabot Institute, and Dr Giacomo Grassi,... Read More

Guest posts | Feb 27. 2017.
Skier jumping on snowy slope in Switzerland

Swiss ski resorts could see 70% drop in snow cover as climate warms

Skiers heading to the slopes of the Swiss Alps could find the ski season increasingly curtailed by a lack of snow, a new study says. ... Read More

Global temperature | Feb 16. 2017.
African penguins on the sandy beach. African penguin ( Spheniscus demersus) also known as the jackass penguin and black-footed penguin. Boulders colony. Cape Town. South Africa

Climate change and fishing lay ‘ecological trap’ for African penguins

Climate change and commercial fishing are luring endangered African penguins into an “ecological trap” that threatens their survival, a new study... Read More

Marine life | Feb 9. 2017.
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