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Science and research in US 'under threat', say scientists protesting in Boston

Science and research in US 'under threat', say scientists protesting in Boston

The protesters gathered in Boston's Copley Square on Sunday.

A small effort of ours can reduce global warming – Read

A small effort of ours can reduce global warming – Read

The study simulated the effects of painting roofs white to reflect incoming solar rays and found that it could help cool cities and reduce the effects of global warming.

Climate change winning? Scientists confirm receding Antarctic sea ice has hit record low!

Climate change winning? Scientists confirm receding Antarctic sea ice has hit record low!

The sea ice is likely to decrease further as it usually melts to its smallest for the year at the end of February in the summer of southern hemisphere, researchers said.

World's oceans lost 2% of oxygen over last 50 years, warn scientists

World's oceans lost 2% of oxygen over last 50 years, warn scientists

The authors said they needed to conduct more research to determine how much of the oxygen loss was due to global warming and how much was related to natural climate cycles.

Nature 170 times behind humans in the race to cause climate change, warn researchers!

Nature 170 times behind humans in the race to cause climate change, warn researchers!

They have for the first time come up with a mathematical equation - known as the Anthropocene equation - to describe the impact of human activity on the Earth system.

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet looks out at warming signs over  Antarctica’s Larsen ice shelf from ISS!

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet looks out at warming signs over Antarctica’s Larsen ice shelf from ISS!

The massive Antarctic region serves as a measuring unit when it comes to climate change.

Corals affected by climate change recover deficiently, says study

Corals affected by climate change recover deficiently, says study

As per the study, corals that survive rapid bleaching fuelled by climate change are deeply damaged an have little chances of recovery.

Earth breaks heat record in 2016 for third year in a row

Earth breaks heat record in 2016 for third year in a row

The data, supported by findings from other organisations, was issued two days before the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who questions whether climate change has a human cause.

Combating climate change: Delhi girl crowdfunds to fight phenomenon

Combating climate change: Delhi girl crowdfunds to fight phenomenon

 An employee at Google, Digantika is one of the 100 people selected for the expedition, from more than 5000 applications.

1,600 lives fell victim to extreme weather patterns in India in 2016, says IMD report

1,600 lives fell victim to extreme weather patterns in India in 2016, says IMD report

 40 percent of the population fell victim to severe heat wave, with the rest killed by flooding and lightning.

Global warming: 70% of Japan's biggest coral reef killed by bleaching

Global warming: 70% of Japan's biggest coral reef killed by bleaching

The temperature of the seawater surrounding Japan's Sekiseishoko coral reef was one to two degrees Celsius higher than normal between last June and September.

For most of America, 2016 has been recorded as the second hottest year in history!

For most of America, 2016 has been recorded as the second hottest year in history!

 Average temperatures across the entirety of the lower 48 states were nearly 3 degrees Fahrenheit above normal.

Abrupt sea level rise seen 15,000 years ago could happen again

Abrupt sea level rise seen 15,000 years ago could happen again

Global warming is replicating conditions that triggered an abrupt sea level rise of several meters in the ocean around Antarctica some 15,000 years ago, warns a study.

World heat shatters records in 2016 in new sign of global warming

World heat shatters records in 2016 in new sign of global warming

The data are the first of the New Year to confirm many projections that 2016 will exceed 2015 as the warmest since reliable records began in the 19th century, it said in a report.

Is climate change causing bird's wing length to grow? Scientists say 'Yes'

Is climate change causing bird's wing length to grow? Scientists say 'Yes'

Scientists from the University of Notre Dame in Sydney have found out that climate change may be causing the wing length of some bird species to grow rapidly. 

Gulf Wildlife Day celebrated in UAE

Held on December 30 every year, Gulf Wildlife Day is celebrated in the region by environmental authorities organising wide-ranging activities to raise awareness about wildlife conservation.

Global warming compelling birds into early migration, research reveals

Global warming compelling birds into early migration, research reveals

Migrating birds are arriving at their breeding grounds earlier as global temperatures rise, a new research said. 

The study has been done by the University of Edinburgh study, which looked at hundreds of species across five continents. 

Meeting global climate target to net millions more fish

Meeting global climate target to net millions more fish

Previous UBC research shows that today's global fish catch is roughly 109 million metric tonnes.

New key enzyme discovered to recycle greenhouse gas

New key enzyme discovered to recycle greenhouse gas

In what could be seen as an effective way to reduce the challenges of two major concerns the world is battling—global warming and energy shortage, scientists have found a new way to recycle the greenhouse gas.

Sea stars, sea spiders and more: Scientists unearth a whole new world on the Antarctic sea bed!

Sea stars, sea spiders and more: Scientists unearth a whole new world on the Antarctic sea bed!

Penguins, seals, whales, polar bears are all laymen really know and could helplessly associate with the Antarctic region and this discovery has totally turned the tables!